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My doctor has written me a prescription for Xenical which is a fat blocker. She is strongly urging me to give it a try. However, like most people overweight, I have pretty much tried every diet drug over the counter. This is my first diet prescription.

I am hesitant, because it is so damned expensive and of course it is not covered be insurance. I don't mind spending the money if it will really work.
Is there anyone familiar with or have tried Xenical?

Thanks in Advace

Thu. Mar 15, 9:27am

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My father and a friend tried it and quit very quickly. My dad wouldn't say why, but the friend said she had to wear a liner in her underwear to deal with the oily orange "anal leakage" side effect. I think after an experience like that, I'd be demanding some Paxil from the doctor!

Tuesday, March 27, 2007, 2:22 PM

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OP Here,

I did end up getting the pills and have been taking them for over a week and have lost 6 pounds. I have noticed the oil in the bathroom, but as long as I stick to the low fat diet, I have not really had any bad side affects.

Wednesday, March 28, 2007, 7:47 AM

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