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Alli or Orlistat?

Has anyone tried Orlistat? It's now sold over the counter with a whole diet "plan" called Alli. Any thoughts?


Fri. Jun 15, 10:02am

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Go online and read about it. I wasn't that impressed after reading the materials, particularly considering the miniscule results for the disgusting side effects. In particular, the studies the article I read stated that people lost 5 to 10 pounds over six months. The kind of diet changes necessary to avoid dire symptoms should produce greater weight loss alone. But that's just my opinion. Go read up on the drug.


Friday, June 15, 2007, 10:08 AM

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Hmmm... No one else has heard of this or tried it? I to have done a lot of research on both sides of this drug and I'm on the fence. Just wondering if anyone had tried it.

Friday, June 15, 2007, 12:43 PM

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Take them both. Please have an overdose. Stop spamming the PT community.

Friday, June 15, 2007, 12:48 PM

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I highly recommend a drug called broccoli and another one called stop eating so much freaking ice cream.

Friday, June 15, 2007, 12:49 PM

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Wow... thanks for the positive attitude. What a bunch of rude people some of you are. I'm not a spammer, just an over weight woman working towards my weight goals. If you people don't have anything nice to say, keep your nasty comments to yourself! Good lord, go eat a friggen donut if you're such a miserable crab!

Friday, June 15, 2007, 12:53 PM

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or take the easy way out and pop some pillls that have as-yet-unknown long-term effects....

why are you considering taking pills to lose weight? this route will not increase the level of health associated with eating healthy foods in healthy portions and exercising regularly. and the side effects associated with a balanced food plan combined with exercise are fantastic: better sleep, more alert, more energy, weight loss/maintainance, toned body, less muscular wear-and-tear, and more! no fda approval necessary and available without prescription. suitable for use by the young and old.

Friday, June 15, 2007, 1:20 PM

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12:53- sounds like you are fond of taking shortcuts in life since you are looking at pills. That might be the real problem- lack of discipline.

Friday, June 15, 2007, 1:29 PM

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You know i came to this site for some support, not to be lashed for my ideas. You have NO idea what I have or haven't done to lose weight. Take your "support" web site and shove it up all of your pompus asses. I'm glad you are all so much better than I am. I'm sure you're all a bunch of little bitches that only have those "five problem" pounds to lose. Good luck to you.

Friday, June 15, 2007, 2:22 PM

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actually, i have about 70 pounds to lose. but when i lose it, i want it to stay gone! this is proven to be possible by following a portion-controlled eating plan and exercising regularly. pills are not an answer to anything!! why not share your story and seek long term solutions instead of jumping on the newest diet pill to hit the market? i think if everyone boycotted both of these products maybe the industry would get a hint that just because we are fat, we aren't willing to resort to short-cuts to become healthier. you want to know something funny? pills are what put 50 pounds on my body within a year. yeah, medication, pills!

Friday, June 15, 2007, 2:30 PM

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Book-Are u losing it ? alli

I bought the book at Walmart called Are u losing it
Im looking forward to trying the product .the book was very informative !1

Friday, June 15, 2007, 2:49 PM

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My story is as follows: I am 30 and have about 100 lbs to lose. I have struggled with my weight since I was a teen. I eat a very helthy diet usually less than 1800 calories a day. I'm a single mother with two children, I work two jobs, volunteer 12 hours a week as an EMT. I play softball, do yoga, as well as swim in the summer months as often as I possibly can. I walk with my kids and my dog nearly daily as well as play in the yard and run around with my kids all the time. I struggle. I've seen doctors as well as nutritionists. My doctor suggested this medication about two years ago and I refused then because I thought "well I can just do this on my own" and for two years I've worked even harder towards my weight loss goal than I ever have before. I don't take the "easy way out" in any part of my life, and personally I don't feel this is "the easy way out" You still have to eat a well balanced low fat diet as well as cardio and strength work. It's not a "magic" pill and I know this, I know that it is still going to be a struggle no matter what I do. I was really looking to find out if anyone else had tried this medication and what their thoughts were. I hope you feel good about yourself that you are so "much better" than someone who is just looking for another possibility. Good for you.

Friday, June 15, 2007, 2:54 PM

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They are wrong for their sarcasm !!

I apologise on behalf of the rude posters. I just left a post about he book the makers of ALLI printed. Indeed you have every right to ask a simple question and also to expect a courteous response. The makers of Alli also say you need to diet and exercise ..according to the book. Alli is only an aid to help u see faster results along with diet and exercise. I am one of those who will be trying the product to jumpstart my new lifestyle exercise and diet program. Once again I apologise for all the rude responses here.We need to learn to agree to disagree in a respectful manner. please join my group O's motivation if you like !
Cheers - tonte

Friday, June 15, 2007, 2:55 PM

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Thank you to 2:49 for being the only person with a comment that wasn't "belitteling" just because I was considering another option.

Friday, June 15, 2007, 2:56 PM

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Your welcome :)

and u wonder why we cant have WORLD PEACE !!!


Friday, June 15, 2007, 2:58 PM

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sorry to say, but i just don't believe you are being honest with us, let alone yourself, OP. how can you do all that you claim and still not be losing weight? you have a doctor and i'm wondering if your doc has ordered the appropriate tests to help determine your inability to lose weight: ie, hormone and thyroid, nutrient absorption, metabolism issues?? i used to do all kinds of weight management "work", unfortunately most of it was all in my head. i read the right books/publications, bought the right foods and thought a lot about exercising and controlling portions. but i failed every day with each new attempt. i complained about this disease or that affliction and never put the blame on myself. once i began logging what i ate, i got a whole new picture of my habits. (actual vs, perceived). and now i am on the road to recovering my health. you can do this. what if alli was not around yet?

Friday, June 15, 2007, 3:05 PM

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from what I understand alli was barely effective in clinical trials and causes anal leakage and flatulence. I think if you take this being fat will be the least of your worries.

Friday, June 15, 2007, 3:13 PM

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I DO follow a very healthy low fat diet and I'm a very active person. I have hypothyroidism which nearly slow my metabolism to nothing. I do take medication for it every day, and will have to for the rest of my life and have my hormone levels checked regularly, but it's still a struggle. I WILL overcome my weight issues, I'm not afraid to work hard for what I want in life! I DO track my food intake every day and have shared this with my doc. I come from a family of very large women, weight problems ARE hareditary and I will beat them. I'm done with this post so don't bother writing. I honestly don't need your kind of "support"

Friday, June 15, 2007, 3:17 PM

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12:48, 12:49 and 1:29 - GO SCREW YOURSELVES

You are the ones who sound like you have your own issues(you are probably the fat angry people who bitch on the threads)
The person asked a legit question looking for realistic informative support one way or another.

Friday, June 15, 2007, 3:19 PM

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good doctors consider hypothyroidism generally a myth and an excuse. The person who thinks they have that "disease" only have an allergy to fruits and vegetables.

Friday, June 15, 2007, 3:23 PM

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excerpt from article on alli

Everybody is excited, it seems, about the new weight loss drug Alli, which will soon be sold over the counter (no prescription necessary). An FDA review panel gave it the thumbs up, saying it thought the benefits of the drug outweigh the risks to health. Alli is based on the prescription drug Orlistat, which has been on the market for a while and has been giving people diarrhea, anal leakage and other entertaining side effects for quite some time. I'm sure we'll all hear more about these side effects as word about this weight loss drug spreads.

Let's take a second look at this drug. Why did the FDA review panel give it the thumbs up? Is this drug safe and effective? Those are the two criteria upon which these decisions are supposed to be made.

Well, it turns out that Alli is just barely effective in clinical trials. Patients who took this drug lost about 1 pound a month. That's hardly any weight loss that all. That's the same amount of weight loss that you could experience simply by eating about a thousand fewer calories a week, which comes down to just a few cans of soda per week. By the way, that weight loss reversed itself as soon as people went off the drug, meaning they gained it right back. Still, the drug is being heralded as a potential blockbuster because so many Americans are desperate to lose weight and it seems that they will do almost anything to accomplish that goal.

My question is, will they tolerate soiled underwear to accomplish it? That's one of the most common side effects of this drug. People actually spotted their clothes with uncontrollable anal discharges. I don't know about you, but to me that's not worth losing a pound a month. I think losing your self respect might be more valuable than that, but I guess that's up to each person to decide. I wonder how this works when dating? Do you wear, like, diapers?

Blocking healthy fats
However, it's not the side effects that I'm most concerned about with this drug. What I'm actually concerned about is the potential harm this drug might cause. This drug works by absorbing fat; that way, when people eat fats like those found in milk or cheese or even salad dressings, this drug binds with those fats and carries them on out of the system where they can't be digested. But at the same time, this drug also blocks all those essential fats that we need to be healthy.

Those acids include omega-3 fatty acids, which is why you're hearing about all the benefits of eating oily fish like salmon. But people who are taking this drug are inevitably blocking the absorption of these essential fatty acids as well as blocking the absorption of fat-soluble vitamins that go along with them. Some of those vitamins are extremely important to human health. The fat-soluble vitamins include vitamin E, vitamin A and vitamin D.

It is vitamin D that I am most concerned about, because right now vitamin D deficiencies are widespread across Western populations, especially those in the United States. A deficiency in vitamin D directly promotes a numbers of serious diseases including diabetes, depression, osteoporosis, schizophrenia, breast cancer, prostate cancer and even gum disease. For people who are already overfed and undernourished, taking a fat-blocking pill that will reduce the absorption of vitamin D seems like dietary insanity to me. It makes me wonder about the priorities of the FDA, too. Are they sure the benefits of this drug outweigh the risks?

Are nutritional deficiencies an acceptable side effect?
I question whether the FDA has seriously looked at the risks of further malnutrition of fat-soluble vitamins and essential fatty acids. Maybe this decision was based on the incorrect but widely held belief in conventional medicine that diet really has no relationship to health. As amazing as it seems, there are still those in conventional medicine who believe that what you eat has nothing to do with your health or the diseases that you might eventually express. I know it sounds crazy, but there are still doctors, decision-makers and bureaucrats who believe that utterly outdated philosophy. Some may think that blocking the absorption of nutrition has no effect on the human body.

Let's face it: Essential fatty acids are named that because they are essential. Vitamin D and other fat-soluble nutrients are absolutely crucial for human health, especially the health of expectant mothers, newborns and senior citizens. These are nutrients that we cannot live healthfully without. So what could possibly be the FDA review panel's motivation in approving this drug that has almost no perceived benefit? It causes merely one pound of weight loss a month (and that's if you actually believe the clinical trials), yet it creates considerable health risks to those who take the drug. Again, those risks are widespread nutritional deficiencies that exacerbate existing deficiencies and can lead to serious degenerative disease.

The answer is the same answer that applies to most of the decisions made in conventional medicine today: A new over-the-counter weight loss drug would generate potentially billions of dollars of profit for Big Pharma. Even though this drug may not be very effective, and even though it may cause outrageous side effects like anal leakage, it will still be heavily promoted with heavy advertising. Its benefits will be exaggerated; its side effects and risks will be minimized or ignored altogether. Potentially, tens of millions of Americans will try this drug out of desperation to lose weight, and this drug won't be cheap, either. So this mad dash to a magic bullet pill could result in huge profits for the manufacturer of the drug. I believe that is the primary reason the FDA made this decision. The FDA has a long track record of defending Big Pharma at the expense of public health.

Now, perhaps the worst part of this is that consumers of this drug may feel that taking this drug gives them a license to continue to eat unhealthy foods. They will think that they no longer have to watch what they eat because this little pill absorbs all the bad stuff. They might continue to eat fried foods or unhealthy saturated animal fat products like hamburgers, cheese, milk and lots of fast food products. Their health may continue to suffer even as they think they are protecting themselves.

It seems this pill could give people the justification to make poor decisions about their nutrition, and that's another reason why I think this pill could pose a very real danger to the long-term health of consumers. That doesn't mean it won't be popular. Perhaps the blockbuster sales of this drug will spur a new industry: Diapers for adults. If you're in the diaper business, you might want to think about introducing a new line of diapers for adults who are on these fat absorbing prescriptions drugs. It might be more profitable than selling the drugs!

One thing is for sure: You can bet I won't be taking this prescription drug. I'll continue covering it, though, to help educate those who might be considering it. By the way, can you tell I'm not on the take with money from drug companies? Most of the mainstream media stories you'll hear about this drug will have an obvious pro-drug slant. That's because most of the mainstream media is heavily influenced by pharmaceutical advertising money. I'm not. I don't care if you take Alli or not. Just don't sit on my couch if you do.

Friday, June 15, 2007, 3:28 PM

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and there you have it.

Friday, June 15, 2007, 3:33 PM

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Alli fan ! will start soon as I can afford it !!

I understand that the more you cut your fat intake the less you will experience the oily discharge on your underwear. This will cause one to be stricter when consuming fat. I have a friend that was very successful with Orlistat and she went to the gym daily - the results were outstanding. i dont mind wearing a sanitary pad when I do decide to start the drug in collaboration with my exercise and food choices. i very much need the jumpstart !

If it is cleared by FDA then im all for it !! :)
Opinions are like noses everyone has one !

Friday, June 15, 2007, 3:38 PM

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please, let's not rely on FDA approval as a "green light".

Friday, June 15, 2007, 3:45 PM

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3:38 - could you maybe post a progress report once you do it. I am really interested, but am scared of some of the side affects, and would love to hear if you have any success.

Friday, June 15, 2007, 3:46 PM

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Alli? Ali G??? I LOVE HIM. Yo yo, my butt be leaking yo.

Friday, June 15, 2007, 3:51 PM

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@ 3.36 pm

I will u can monitor my progress when I do start my group is called
"O motivation"

Friday, June 15, 2007, 4:02 PM

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Alli or Orlistat?

I too am sorry for the rude comments directed at the writer. I joined PT for support and to support others. We are all in this for the same reasons. I cannot imagine responding to a question with such hostility and sarcasm. The question was pretty simple. If you don't agree with taking diet pills (and I am also one who doesn't believe in taking any form of diet pills - you still have to do the hard work) a simple polite response would have sufficied. No need to belittle anyone. To answer the original question, I would say that unless you can stay on a very low fat diet (which should result in weight loss all by itself), this is one drug you want to avoid. The side effects are embarrassing and not something you would want to experience. To everyone else, please remember that we are here to support each other. If you cannot respond as such, please just ignore the post and move on.

Friday, June 15, 2007, 4:07 PM

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That's interesting, 3:23...

Do you have experience with several "good" doctors so you can make valid observations about their general opinions on thryroid conditions? Are you a doctor yourself? I was just wondering what your point of reference was and how you came to your conclusion about other peoples' opinions.

Friday, June 15, 2007, 4:16 PM

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Why do I get the feeling that the recent media coverage for this website has attracted a swarm of fat-bashing bulimic teenagers to this forum...

Friday, June 15, 2007, 5:16 PM

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I concur

Friday, June 15, 2007, 5:27 PM

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Diet Drug Math 101

Say you are on a 1500 calories/day diet, getting the standard 30% of calories from fat. That's 450 calories (50g @ 9 calories per gram of fat).

Alli claims to negate the absorption of up to 25% of fat calories. 25% of 450 calories is 112 calories.

There are 3500 calories in a pound.

3500 divided by 112 = 31 days to lose an extra pound on top of what you were already losing.

1 month supply of Alli = $50

You decide if it's worth $50 to lose a pound.

$50 = monthly gym dues (in some parts of the country, 2 months)
$50 = a fantastic sports bra
$50 = a monthly personal training session to get a new routine
$50 = weekly Weight Watchers meetings for a month
$50 = a stability ball, a pair of dumbells, and a fitness DVD
$50 = 3 servings of fruit a day for a month
$50 = a consultation with a licensed dietitian
$50 = 1-2 years' membership fees to a running club, including group training

Friday, June 15, 2007, 5:36 PM

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The person wanting to try alli- I hope you don't think all the people using this site are as vicious as the ones who jumped on you for asking a simple question. Many of us are willing to consider options when we have tried to loose weight before. There is no getting out of the hard work, BUT, sometimes a little help goes a long way. Don't let the uglyness of others get you down or keep you from investigating options.
From one who read the literature and decided against it.

Friday, June 15, 2007, 8:28 PM

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@ 5.36pm

Interesting !!!

Saturday, June 16, 2007, 9:14 AM

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I have been taking Alli, and love it. I wanted to lose 15 lbs. I have taken it 2 weeks and lost 5 lbs, no side effects at all. The first day I felt a little crampy, but nothing bad since. I don't eat high fat foods anyway, and I think that is the key. I have been struggling to lose this last 15 lbs for 2 years, I exercise regularly and eat as healthy as possible, the last two weeks have been the kick that I needed.

Saturday, June 16, 2007, 4:52 PM

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Thank you June 15, 2007, 5:36 PM

Doing the math really puts it in perspective.

Saturday, June 16, 2007, 7:14 PM

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I bought Alli after reading about it for a few months. The rude people that suggested people who TRY pills are looking for a magic pill are, well, sad. It always cracks me up that people seem to join free sites just to be rude. Anyway, Alli lets you know straight up that the pill won't work as a "diet pill". It's more or less a pill to make you aware. Yes, you can get some nasty side affects, but that is only if you are eating measl that are too high in fat. As always, you have to to excercise, eat low-fat/low-calorie, and drink water...Alli just makes you more accountable for your fat eat too much fat, you're going to know

Saturday, June 16, 2007, 11:46 PM

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Walgreens Purchase

I just bought the refill pack 120 capsules for $69.
I refused to buy the starter kit as I already read the book -Are you losing it !
There were many customers picking it up too !!Someone said it is successful in Europe !!

Saturday, June 16, 2007, 11:52 PM

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just wanted to add a positive comment...

Good luck and congratulations to all of you who are working hard and making the right choices! Losing weight is frustrating process. I'm glad you are on the site and making your goals happen!

And the rebuttal...

Constructive criticism and helpful advice are not the same as rude comments and degrading remarks. If you can't keep yourself under control while trying to help someone else.....start your own website where you can just ask people to complain and gripe all day.

I will be getting my medical degree shortly and can verify that hypothyroidism is a serious problem with many frustrating symptoms such as weight gain and difficulty losing weight. Your doctor knows best on how to help you with your weight loss.....hopefully people treat the info on this site the same way they do when talking with a's just an opinion and you can choose to believe it or not.

Good luck, everyone, in accomplishing your goals!

Sunday, June 17, 2007, 2:24 AM

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Used to take orlistat

5 years ago my Dr. prescribed me Xenical (orlistat). I lost 18lbs in 2 months. The pill itself does not make you lose weight, you need to exercise and eat right. I did not have any "uncontrolable" flatulence or discharge (because I ate right) but there are some unpleasant oily bowel movements. I think the side are great because they make you think twice about eating that high fat meal or dessert. It makes you choose between the "bad" food and possibly shitting yourself. Nothing like the fear of shitting yourself to make you eat healthy.

ps. the only reason i stopped taking it is because for a 30 ay prescription it was $130. I couldn't afford that but now that it's over the counter I'm thinking about taking it again.

Monday, June 18, 2007, 9:16 AM

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If I become flatulent, what's the point? Nothing is more grotesque than someone who smells. I can see this protrayed on Saturday night live - a few pounds less, going out to flaunt their new figure, and the clearing of the rooms...

Monday, June 18, 2007, 11:32 AM

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ALLI it really works !!

I have been on ALLI for two days now and I havent experienced the side effects at all. Im happy with the scale. I am excited with the results so far.

Tuesday, June 19, 2007, 10:32 AM

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Two days? Not long enough to mean much. Report back in 2 weeks and let us know if the fun has started. Weight loss above and beyond your "usual" should definitely be mentioned!

Tuesday, June 19, 2007, 10:45 AM

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I am taking Alli

I am currently taking Alli. I have been taking it for 4 days and have had really minimal side effects. The only thing that is different is the urge to use the restroom (#2). You gotta go when you gotta go. If I eat a meal with more than 15 gm of fat I do notice some moderate discomfort similar to that of having really bad gas and bloating. The side effects listed sound a lot worse than the effects that I am personally having. Everyone is different.It has made me think about what I am going to eat. I have lost 4 pounds in the last week so I am going to stick to it and see what happens. I will keep you posted. Oh yeah, I am really thirsty all the time now also. Could be the Alli, could be the heat.

Wednesday, June 20, 2007, 2:21 AM

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I am taking Alli

I am currently taking Alli. I have been taking it for 4 days and have had really minimal side effects. The only thing that is different is the urge to use the restroom (#2). You gotta go when you gotta go. If I eat a meal with more than 15 gm of fat I do notice some moderate discomfort similar to that of having really bad gas and bloating. The side effects listed sound a lot worse than the effects that I am personally having. Everyone is different.It has made me think about what I am going to eat. I have lost 4 pounds in the last week so I am going to stick to it and see what happens. I will keep you posted. Oh yeah, I am really thirsty all the time now also. Could be the Alli, could be the heat.

Wednesday, June 20, 2007, 2:21 AM

Wednesday, June 20, 2007, 2:23 AM

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I have been taking for 6 days, and have had zero side effects, if anything I have had less urge to go than normal. I am also eating only healthy fats like olive oil. Have lost 3 lbs. not bad! So far very very happy with results.

Wednesday, June 20, 2007, 12:47 PM

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i'm also taking Alli

I have always been against diet pill. I have always considered myself an exercise and nutrition guru (was president of my college's aerobic club over 10 years ago). However, after years of fustration, hard workouts, over $10K on personal trainers, tendonitis from running, WW, South Beach, low carb, low fat, and buying tons of books on nutrition and workout, I decided to try something else...and I'm really looking forward to it.

for the person that did the "math", you forgot to add to your formula use of storage fat. By consuming less fat and blocking some of that fat, it's expected that the body will turn to storage fat for energy.

Wednesday, June 20, 2007, 11:05 PM

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Here's another investment analysis of alli.

1 month supply of Alli = $50

$50 = monthly gym dues (in some parts of the country, 2 months--in others a couple of weeks)...NO RESULTS
$50 = a fantastic sports bra...boobs and bra getting saggy, yet NO RESULTS
$50 = a monthly personal training session to get a new routine...still NO RESULTS
$50 = weekly Weight Watchers meetings for a month ....more points, NO RESULTS
$50 = a stability ball, a pair of dumbells, and a fitness DVD...yet NO RESULTS
$50 = 3 servings of fruit a day for a month...pooping more, yet NO RESULTS
$50 = a consultation with a licensed dietitian...more diets, NO RESULTS
$50 = 1-2 years' membership fees to a running club, including group training ...+ $100 every 2-3 months for new sneakers, and still NO RESULTS

$400 per month * 12 months = $4,800 * X number of years.

You do the math, is $50 for, let's say, 6 months worth it?
$50 for alli is not looking bad compare.

Folks, if diet and exercise is working for you, obviously alli is not intented for you....move on and leave alone those that are looking for help have an open and honest conversation.

Wednesday, June 20, 2007, 11:18 PM

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I am trying it, I guess it works like antabuse with alcohol somewhat...if you overindulge you get punished by not feeling well! It seems kind of extreme but so is gastric bypass which is actually life threatening. I am willing to give it a try since as a menopausal woman I actually eat less and gain more! Very frustrating. Research says that the majority of people on diets gain back all the weight they lose plus some more. It is probably a biochemical or genetic thing. Sheer willpower and self discipline works, but sometimes you need more than that. Keep trying.

Wednesday, June 20, 2007, 11:25 PM

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Funny alot of peolpe slam this drug. And for some it's the only thing they may have to drop weight. No one slams the people who go under the knife! If it's what they need leave them alone.
I have been on alli for 3 mo..and I have lost 30 plus pounds. I do watch what I eat, but have also over ate now and then...(with out side effects) and I am exercising...I think being on alli or not that is a major push for getting weight off. If you feel you need it, try it. At least you are working at your weight loss..vs being mean to those who are also trying to drop a few or more pounds!

Monday, September 24, 2007, 8:40 PM

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I think the Alli / Orlistat is great. if you were to read abou the side effects they are for only about 2 weeks until your body gets use to the process. I think the side effects are great considering it takes the fat out of your food before you digest it. The reason you have side effects is because your eating fatty foods. If you are trying to lose weight and change your life you should be watching what you eat. Alli / Orlistat help you do that because you dont want the side effects. There is no MAGIC pill out there. I know of alot of people who have taken diet aids and all of them lost lots of weight in a matter of 3-4 months, but all of them have GAINED it plus some back. I have Thyroid problems and I am over weight. My Dr. decided to give me Orlistat to help AID my weight loss acheivments, he never said take this and you will be skinny, he said this will help take the fat out of the foods you eat to help you with your diet and exercise program. If you do take a diet pill remember it may help the weight come off fast but you have to STICK to a exercise and diet program or you will gain the weight back. I have been exercising, watching what I eat, watching my calories, and taking Alli, it may not be much but I have lost 15 pounds. I think of it this way I did it the right way and it may take me longer than if I took diet pills but atleast my weight will stay off and I will be healthier. Good luck to everyone out there. I hope you find your right path and I hope whatever you try it helps you and makes your life better. Good luck to Everyone.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009, 10:51 AM

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I agree with the last post. Alli is a behavior modification tool and it boosts one's efforts at a healthy lifestyle. I have had no treatment effects and I lost 16 pounds in the first 5 weeks of taking it. When I run out, I'm done with it. I hope those who need help consider Alli as an option. It isn't right for everyone, but it was for me. Take care.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009, 10:26 PM

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