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Insomnia

S: 15st8lb C: 10st6lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 25.9 Loss: 5st2lb(33.03%)
#1
Since having starting Xenical 13 days ago I have really been struggling to sleep. Wondering if anyone has had this? Doesn't seem to be listed as 1 of the side effects.

Just wondered if it may be the pills affecting my sleep or something else I need to look into.

Thanks xx
 
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S: 21st0lb C: 13st7lb G: 12st0lb BMI: 31.4 Loss: 7st7lb(35.71%)
#2
I havent' suffered with it. Have you been making any other changes to your routine or feeling stressed etc?
 

kae

gunna be a fatty for ever
S: 17st4lb C: 16st7lb G: 14st3lb BMI: 36.2 Loss: 0st11lb(4.55%)
#3
Hello!

i did struggle with this actually! im sure i read it in the side effects some where! It lasted a few weeks for me i used to try everything warm bath ho drink etc to try an wind down. A good routine should work well too!

maybe you could mention it to your GP when you go next

xxx
 
S: 15st8lb C: 10st6lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 25.9 Loss: 5st2lb(33.03%)
#4
Glad I'm not the only 1! I will do thanks xx
 
S: 15st3.5lb C: 14st11lb G: 11st6lb BMI: 36.7 Loss: 0st6.5lb(3.04%)
#5
The insomnia goes away. I didnt mention it to the doc, I didnt want to give her any excuses to take me off the tabs.
 

Redkoala

Go on smile! =)
S: 19st7lb C: 14st5lb G: 13st0lb BMI: 28 Loss: 5st2lb(26.37%)
#6
The time is now 4.14am. :( i feel your pain hehe.
 
#7
hey, ive been on them for 5 days and i am feeling it too. its really odd, goin to bed at 11 and not falling asleep till 3, the weird thing is im making up not over tired! odd. did you mention it to the doctor laura?? what did they say, im seeing the nurse on fri so i am going to mention it then xx
 

purple_kathryn

Mostly harmless
S: 21st0lb C: 13st7lb G: 12st0lb BMI: 31.4 Loss: 7st7lb(35.71%)
#8
It's weird how the pills affect us in different ways isn't it. i mean we're all basically the same make up!
 

Redkoala

Go on smile! =)
S: 19st7lb C: 14st5lb G: 13st0lb BMI: 28 Loss: 5st2lb(26.37%)
#9
well apart from katie :D
 

Alex_1978

Gold Member
S: 20st11lb C: 10st7lb G: 10st5lb BMI: 25.6 Loss: 10st4lb(49.48%)
#10
well apart from katie
True, I think they broke the mould when they made Katie :D :D

:heartpump: ya really Kae!
 

madchef

Full Member
S: 19st8lb C: 17st5.5lb G: 14st4lb BMI: 38.1 Loss: 2st2.5lb(11.13%)
#11
Insomnia is one of my curses, with or without Xenical, but odd as it may be I seem to have been getter better with it since being on it, go figure! I think it is because I have been worrying about my obesity and feel better for doing something positive about it the other tip I would give is:

Save some calories for a nice pre-bed snack and do something relaxing before going to bed. I normally get into my night rags and play on the Pooter for a while, catching up with the forums then having a game of Solitaire or something whilst having a nice low cal Sandwich, then off to bed, it is working for me.
 


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