What to choose Reductil or Xenical for Weight Loss

What is Xenical/ Reductil?

Xenical is a lipase inhibitor. Its active ingredient is lipostatin.

Reductil pills are satiety enhancers. It's a powerful appetite suppressant.

Xenical active ingredient is Orlistat, available in 60 mg and 120 mg dosage. Orlistat brand names are Alli and Xenical.

The main ingredient in Reductil is sibutramine hydrochloride. Reductil available dosages are 10 mg and 15 mg. Reductil brand was suspended in 2010. Its generic and trade names are: Reduce, Redumed, Trimex, Slimex, Sibutril, Sibutral, Lady Finger.

How does Xenical/ Reductil work?

Xenical works by blocking the action of the fat-digesting lipase enzymes in the intestine. In such a way 30% of the fat you eat is not absorbed. This fat just passes through your digestive system and as a consequence- you lose weight.

Reductil works by blocking the nerve cells that release and reabsorb serotonin, meaning that serotonin levels rise. These processes happen in the brain, increasing the feelings of fullness, thus you eat less and as a result you lose weight.

Who can take Xenical/ Reductil?

Usually the doctor should decide whether it is possiblefor you to tkae Xenical or Reductil. In this sense, he calculates your BMI. The BMI is your weight (in kilograms) over your height squared (in centimeters).

As a rule the doctor will prescribe you Xenical if your Body Mass Index is 30 or > or your BMI is 28 or > . Xenical is also prescribed if the person has also other health problems like type 2 diabetes or heart disease.

If some people have lost not less than 2.5 kg during 4 weeks using only diet and exercise they will be prescribed Xenical to help them lose weight fatser.

And if after using Xenical for 12 weeks you did not lose at least 5 % of your body weight it is not advised to take Xenical anymore.

In cases with Reductil usage it is much similar. The doctor is the one who decides whether you can try Reductil or not. Reductil generic is prescribed for people whose Body Mass Index (BMI) is 30 or> or whose BMI is 27 or > but the person has also some other weight-related health problems.

Do you need also to diet and exercise to lose weight?

Yes, of course! When you take Xenical you should follow a reduced-calorie diet. In order to avoid unwanted side effects you should avoid taking more than 30% of calories coming from fat. Exercising more is also recommended in conjuction with Xenical capsules.

With Reductil, it is prettey much the same as with any other weight loss drug. Try follow a reduced-calorie diet, eat more fruits and vegetables when you take Reductil 10 mg or 15 mg. Making more exercises, taking the stairs instead of the elevator, walking more and not riding the car is also recommended.

Are there any proofs that Xenical/ Reductil work?

Many researches were done with people on Xenical. The results were that two times more patients who took Xenical lost an average 10% of their body weight in a year in comparison to thosewho kept only a diet.

Reductil has also been studied and even more. 77% of patients lost the weight that improved their health too when they used Reductil in combination with a reduced-calorie diet and appropriate physical activity.

Are there any side effects when you are taking Xenical/ Reductil?

While taking Xenical the unabsorbed fat can cause loose stools and flatulence. You might need to take supplements because Xenical interferes in the absorption of the fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E, and K.

Reductil (Sibutramine) most common side effects include insomnia, a dry mouth, constipation, and small increases in blood pressure.

These side effects may occur in 1 person but may be absent with others. There may be more side effects or less, all depending on how each body reacts to this.

What to choose Reductil or Xenical for Weight Loss?