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Daily oral pill

Ozempic (generic name: Semaglutide) is a GLP-1 agonist FDA approved for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

Orlistat (brand name: Xenical or Alli) is FDA approved for the management of obesity.

How does



  • prevents the absorption of about 25% of dietary fat by inhibiting lipase (an enzyme that breaks down fat) 

Common side effects of


  • oily stools
  • diarrhea
  • spotting in stool
  • stomach (abdominal) pain
  • anal fissures

Expected Results: 

  • Studies showed that individuals on orlistat lost an average of 7 additional pounds when compared to diet and exercise alone

Do not take


if you:

  • have chronic malabsorption
  • are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding
  • have cholestasis 
  • have anorexia and bulimia 
  • have a history of severe renal impairment 
  • are allergic to orlistat or any of its ingredients

Disclaimer: Please note that the following list may not encompass all potential side effects or drug interactions. To determine if any drug or supplement you are currently taking could interact with a medication, we strongly advise consulting your healthcare provider or pharmacist. Seek medical advice immediately if you experience any adverse reaction.