This product attaches to the enzymes in your digestive system (lipases) and blocks them from breaking down some of the fat you have eaten during your meal. The undigested fat cannot be stored and is eliminated by your body. Orlos is indicated in the treatment of obesity together with a low calorie intake diet.
You must talk talk to a doctor or pharmacist if you do not lose weight after taking Orlos for 12 weeks. You may need to stop taking Orlos. The use of these capsules is indicated in conjunction with a mildly hypocaloric diet for the treatment of obese patients with a body mass index (BMI) greater or equal to 30 kg/m², or overweight patients (BMI 28 kg/m²) with associated risk factors. Treatment with Orlos should be discontinued after 12 weeks if patients have been unable to lose at least 5% of the body weight as measured at the start of therapy.