Xenical (Orlistat) is taken during or after a meal to reduce absorption of fats from food. Combined with a low-calorie diet, Orlistat is used in long-term treatment of obese patients or patients with overweight. Xenical is effective in terms of prolonged body weight management (reduction of body weight and its maintenance at a new level, and prevention of repeated weight gain).
Xenical can be sold as: Alli, Orlipastat, Orlipastatum, Orlistat
*Xenical® is product of Roche Laboratories