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When should you call 911 about side effects of Alli (orlistat)?

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Call 911 or your doctor immediately if you develop any of these symptoms:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Hives or itching
  • Stomach pain that is severe or does not go away

From: Alli: Everything You Need to Know WebMD Medical Reference

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FDA : "Orlistat (marketed as Alli and Xenical): Labeling Change;" "Questions and Answers: Orlistat and Severe Liver Injury;" and "Orlistat (Alli) Packaging Label Insert." 

MedlinePlus: "Orlistat."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on March 8, 2018

SOURCES: 

FDA : "Orlistat (marketed as Alli and Xenical): Labeling Change;" "Questions and Answers: Orlistat and Severe Liver Injury;" and "Orlistat (Alli) Packaging Label Insert." 

MedlinePlus: "Orlistat."

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on March 8, 2018

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