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Xenical/Diabetes and Oils

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by confusednewdiabetic, Jul 13, 2009.

  1. confusednewdiabetic

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    Since being told that I have diabetes I have lost 4 stone by diet and with help from Reductil. The weight has stopped coming off now either I have got used to Reductil or I have become a bit too lax with my diet.
    I do not like fish so take a capsule of Omega 3 everyday and an evening primrose oil capsule to help me avoid Pre period tension which gives me awful migraine lasting 2-3 days.

    I am about to try Xenical as I still have 5 stone to lose so will I still be able to take the capsules? :? I am going on this medication to ensure that I stick to a low fat diet.

    Thanks for any help.
  2. sugarless sue

    sugarless sue · Master

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    This is from the BNF.Best thing is to check with either doctor or Pharmacist to be sure.
  3. hanadr

    hanadr · Expert

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    Keep low fat if using it, Xenical has a horrible effect if you eat fats.
    As a diabetic, have you thought of switching to low carb? More effective for weight loss and will help control the diabetes too. Look around the forum for info.
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