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alli™ (orlistat 60 mg) is indicated for weight loss in overweight adults, 18 years and older, when used along with a reduced-calorie and low-fat diet.
Diet and exercise are the starting points for any weight loss program. Try these first before adding alli (orlistat 60 mg) . Check with your doctor before starting any exercise program.
To determine if alli (orlistat 60 mg) capsules are right for you, find your height on the chart below. You may consider starting with alli (orlistat 60 mg) if your weight is the same or more than the weight shown for your height.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
The recommended dose of alli (orlistat 60 mg) for overweight adults 18 years and older is 1 60-mg capsule with each meal containing fat.
- do not exceed 3 capsules daily
- use with a reduced-calorie, low-fat diet until you reach your weight loss goal.
Most weight loss occurs within the first 6 months. If you stop using alli (orlistat 60 mg) , continue with a diet and exercise program. If you start to regain weight after you stop taking alli (orlistat 60 mg) , you may need to start taking alli (orlistat 60 mg) again along with your diet and exercise program.
Take a multivitamin once a day, at bedtime, when using alli (orlistat 60 mg) capsules.
Storage Conditions: Store at 20 - 25°C (68 - 77°F); protect drug from excessive light, humidity, and temperature over 30°C (86°F)
Alli (orlistat 60 mg) , MyAlli (orlistat 60 mg) .com, MyAlli (orlistat 60 mg) Plan.com, Alli (orlistat 60 mg) Shuttle and various design elements are trademarks of GlaxoSmithKline.
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US Patent Nos. 4,598,089
Shuttle Patent Pending
© 2007 GlaxoSmithKlineThis monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 6/20/2007
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