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Does Xenical (Orlistat prescription) interfere with my contraceptive pill cerazette?
Bit worried about this.....
Age
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31
Sex
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Female
Weight
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13 stone
Current Medications
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trazadone, fluoxetine, xenical, cerazette
Drug Allergies
:  
none
Medical Conditions
:  
asthma
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There are no significant drug interactions known between orlistat and oral contraceptive pills.

From the manufacturer of Xenical; In 20 normal-weight female subjects, the treatment of XENICAL 120 mg three times a day for 23 days resulted in no changes in the ovulation-suppressing action of oral contraceptives.
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