Frequently Asked Question
Lesofat is a 120 mg Orlistat which is used in conjunction with dietary modification in the management of obesity and overweight patients.
Lesofat is your partner in weight loss management. Lesofat, taken along with a balanced diet and regular exercise, are the keys to help you lose weight faster and more effectively.
Lesofat prevents the fat from the food you eat from being absorbed. Taken regularly with meals, Lesofat can block up to one-third of the fat you get from your diet or from the food you eat.
Lesofat can be used by overweight or obese individuals who may also have other conditions associated with obesity. Lesofat can also be used after weight loss to help people maintain their desired weight and continuously block the fat.
It is recommended to take Lesofat 2-3 times a day immediately before, during, or up to 1 hour after taking a high fat meal but you can skip the dose if you’ll not eat fatty foods.
You can take Lesofat immediately before, during, or up to 1 hour after taking a high fat meal.
More than 1 hour after eating a meal. If it has been more than 1 hour after you’ve taken a meal, skip the missed dose and take the next dose with your next meal.
If you skipped or missed a meal, you can also skip your dose of Lesofat for that meal.
No. The action of Lesofat is in our gastrointestinal system, so it does not enter the brain. Lesofat will not change your perception of hunger.
Please refer to the leaflet found with our packaging. If you still have questions, it is important to consult your doctor before taking Lesofat. Visit our Website www.lesofat.com
It is advised that you take a multivitamin supplement along with Lesofat to ensure adequate absorption of fat-soluble vitamins (vitamins A, D, E, and K) by the body. Please take the multivitamins 2 hours before or after taking Lesofat; or at bedtime.
Your Lesofat capsules can be stored at room temperature (25 degrees C), away from direct or excess sunlight and moisture. As with other medications, keep it out of children’s reach.
Yes, lesofat taken along with a balanced diet and regular exercise will help you lose weight faster and more effectively.
Yes. Eating a balanced diet (preferably low-fat food), regular exercise, and taking Lesofat are the keys to losing weight faster and more effectively. How much weight you will lose depends on you.
Lesofat is cheaper than the leading brand.
The SRP is PhP 33.00
One box is Php 660.00
Lesofat is readily available at Mercury Drugstores nationwide. Also available at Watsons, Southstar Drugstore, Generika, St. Joseph, Rose Pharmacy, Negros Grace and other leading drugstores nationwide.
- Tell your doctor if you are allergic to orlistat or any other medications
- Talk to your doctor if you are taking immunosuppressant medications such as cyclosporine
- Tell your doctor what prescription or non-prescription medications you are taking or planning to take.
- Tell your doctor if you have had an organ transplant, or other conditions/illnesses (thyroid problems, malabsorption syndromes, cholestasis,
- gallbladder diseases, kidney diseases, eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa or bulimia, pancreatitis, and others).
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to get pregnant, or breast feeding. Lesofat is not recommended for pregnant or breastfeeding mothers.
Lesofat is not recommended for pregnant and lactating mothers. Please discuss the risks and benefits first with your physician.
If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Lesofat Capsule medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects. Please check for these effects on your body when using Lesofat Capsule. Always consult with your physician for recommendations specific to your body and health conditions.
Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your physician for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.
They have the same generic name and effects, but lesofat is more affordable.
There are many causes of discoloration of capsule like the proper handling and storage. It is much better not to take it and just return the product to the drugstore where you bought it.
Depends on the purpose of taking lesofat. It can block the fat content from the food you take.
We don’t recommend and better to consult first your physician.