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10 Aug 2011

Appetite suppressants and bad fat blockers
Hi, may you please explain the pharmaceutical differences between Xenical and Duramine. I know Duramine is a prescribed drug, is Xenical an OTC drug and if so, where can I get it in Gauteng?
Are there any appetite suppressants that are bad fat blockers as well that you would recommend
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01 Jan 0001

Hi OK

Xenical's active ingredient binds to fat and prevent the absorption of as much as 33% of dietary fat. It does however require a prescription.

The good news is that Ali, a lower strength version of Xenical IS available OTC and can be purchased at most pharmacies, including Dischem and Clicks.
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