Need to lose weight.

Discussion in 'Orlistat (Xenical)' started by slugguzzler, 16 March 2009 Social URL.

  1. slugguzzler

    slugguzzler Member

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    Hi,
    Just found this fab site, and am looking for a wee bit of support from anyone out there.
    I started using Xenical last Thursday, It was prescribed by my doctor after being advised by my gynecologist , I desperately need a hysterectomy and ideally need to lose two stone in the next three months, that is the target I was given, and my gynecologist isn't willing to do the op until i have lost the weight, I am 15 stone (210lb) and need to get down to 13 stone (182lb). I have been following a low fat diet since Thursday, but don't seem to have any effect from them, Is this normal, and when should I expect to see any signs
    of weight loss,
    I will keep you all posted on my progress, and any support would be greatly appreciated.
    Alison
     
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  3. KayMarie

    KayMarie Full Member

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    Hiya! If you keep to 15g'spf fat per meal, you won't see any signs! You will only experience orange oil and running to he toilet if you are consuming too much fat!

    I weigh in monthly, but some people do it weekly :)

    Good luck!
     
  4. alibalibee

    alibalibee Gold Member

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    Hiya and welcome :) I've never had any side effects and so far I've lost 87lbs :D
    Good luck xxx
     
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  5. Starlight

    Starlight Gold Member

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    If youre following a low fat diet you very possibly wont have any side effects at all. You may find your low fat diet will help you lose weight but the tablets act as a deterrent against eating anything too fatty.

    Just dont expect miracles - a lot of doctors tend to prescribe these as a 'miracle pill' and theyre not. My doctor made it sound as if taking these a few times a day would drastically increase my weight loss :(

    Good luck with your weigh ins :)
     
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  6. Isis

    Isis Ancient Egypt Nut!

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    WOW !!! What an incredible achievement alibalibee :D:D:D
     
  7. alibalibee

    alibalibee Gold Member

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    Thanks Isis xxxxx
     
  8. alibalibee

    alibalibee Gold Member

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    You're spot on Starlight. So many peeps think that all they have to do is take these tablets and the weight magically melts off ( my mum thought it would happen like that for her :rolleyes:...soon put her right ;))
     
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