You must have a consultation with a registered pharmacist who will determine if Xenical is right for you. You can then purchase Xenical from the pharmacy.
Your pharmacist may want to check your Body Mass Index (BMI). This measurement is used to determine a healthy weight in relation to your height. Xenical is indicated for people with an initial BMI ≥ 30. If your initial BMI is ≥ 30 then your pharmacist may discuss Xenical as a weight loss option for you.
Xenical® (orlistat 120mg capsules) is a Pharmacist Only Medicine for weight loss/control in adults with an initial BMI ≥ 30. Common side effects: abdominal pain/discomfort, wind, fatty/oily stools, rectal pain/discomfort, urgent need to go to the toilet and low blood glucose. Do not use if you have problems absorbing nutrients or with your bile flow. Tell your pharmacist if you have chronic kidney disease or a history of kidney stones, or diabetes, or are taking any other medicines. Ask your pharmacist if Xenical is right for you. Always read the label and use strictly as directed. If you have side effects please see your pharmacist. For further information visit www.xenical.co.nz. All trademarks mentioned herein are protected by law. CPI based on CMI dated 7/12/2012
Xenical is an unfunded medicine; you will need to pay for this medicine.