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Chitosan vs. Orlistat for Obesity

Chitosan

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Other Names: Xenical   Alli
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Chitosan is a linear polysaccharide composed of randomly distributed -(1-4)-linked D-glucosamine (deacetylated unit) and N-Acetylglucosamine (acetylated unit). It has a number of commercial and possible biomedical uses... Read more on Wikipedia
Orlistat (marketed as a prescription drug under the trade name Xenical by Hoffmann–La Roche|Roche in most countries, or over-the-counter drug as Alli by GlaxoSmithKline in the United Kingdom and the United States), also known as '''tetrahydro... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Chitosan vs. Orlistat

14 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
and greasy stool. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orlistat...
...I never noticed. Side effects like gas and greasy stool. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orlistat I ...that I trusted seems to say that chitosan doesn't work that well to be effective. ...
Chitosan has been shown not to work, I'm not sure I'd trust...
Well Chitosan has been shown not to work, I'm not sure I'd trust another version of ...through them so they would have effects similar to Orlistat (Xenical/Alli) in which you can have an...
Chitosan does not much of anything from what I know. I...
...and Xenical (Orlistat) are totally different medications with different modes of actions. Orlistat has been proved in ...dietary lipids). Chitosan does not much of anything from what I know. I ...
I find chitosan works really for diet loss. It is much more...
...chitosan works really for ...much more user frien...
a lot like how Chitosan works, but I don't remember reading...
...What do you guys think? \"Orlistat, the generic name for Xenical ...This sounds a lot like how Chitosan works, but I don't remember reading...
taking a product containing chitosan or maybe orlistat?...
...are saying fat blocker, I am asusming you are taking a product containing chitosan or maybe orlistat? They are not particulalrly effective weight loss tools, especially chitosan which can only...
included the use of Orlistat (3x120mg) and Gingko Biloba...
...period was 3 x 33mg and the second was 1 x 100mg Chitosan. The latter period also included the use of Orlistat (3x120mg) and Gingko Biloba (1x100mg). The results with regards to hair growth was:...
AIV 1x100mg Chitosan, Orlistat 3x120mg and Gingko Biloba...
...gained one kilo. There are some other values I measured at home (among them \"body fat\" and \"skeletal muscle\") which are somewhat interesting. Although I was training equally little during both ...
strength form of Xenical and who knows how many oth...
Chitosan. On Jun 16, 6:47 pm, ...haven't done your homework! Olestra Xenical Orlistat--marketed as Alli, a reduced strength form of Xenical and who knows how many others? Alli is the...
included the use of Orlistat (3x120mg) and Gingko Biloba...
...period was 3 x 33mg and the second was 1 x 100mg Chitosan. The latter period also included the use of Orlistat (3x120mg) and Gingko Biloba (1x100mg). The results with regards to hair growth was:...
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