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02 Aug 2007

Hi Doc, will doc prescribe xenical?
Hi Doc, do you need to be a certain weight before the GP will prescribe xenical? I am 1,69m and weigh 102kg. I have insulin resistance and struggle to loose weight.
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01 Jan 0001

Dear Anon
Xenical is usually prescribed for patients who need to lose 20 kg or more. Your present BMI = 35,7 and to get back to a normal BMI of 25 you would need to weigh 72 kg. Thus Xenical would be a good idea in your case seeing that you need to lose 30 kg. Xenical has to be prescribed by a medical dr, so discuss this option with your gp.
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DietDoc
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