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22 Jul 2005

Xenical
Could you tell me please if there are any health conditions which it would not be advisable to take Xenical (120mg).

I am allergic to antibiotics and iodine. (Can you have an allegic reaction to the ingredient Orlistat)

I also have the following medical conditions:

IBS and GERD.

Mitral Valve Prolapse.

I am currently being invesitigated for kidney and bladder disorders.

My doctor was not very informative and said that this product is very safe for use in weight loss.


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01 Jan 0001

Roxy,

Although Xenical should not be dangerous to use it may increase the severity of some of your IBS symptoms as gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms were the most commonly observed treatment-emergent adverse events associated with the use of XENICAL in clinical trials. I suggest discussing this product with cyberdoc for further info on it's effects on your medical conditions.
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