Orlistat blocks an average of a third of the digestion of fat in food and is therefore subscribed against obesity. The human body cannot process undigested fat. As as result it is removed from the body. Since the products Reductil and Acomplia have been taken off the market, Orlistat is the only product against obesity that is available on prescription.
- Used to treat: obesity
- Effect: prevents body of absorbing fat in food
- How to use: should always be used with low-calorie diet