The Independent Pharmacy
Orlos 60mg Weight Loss Capsules

Orlos 60mg Weight Loss Capsules

from £18.99
  • Free standard delivery on orders over £40
    Spend £40.00 more for free delivery
  • Fast, discreet delivery

    Delivered in secure, plain packaging on fully tracked delivery from just £2.95

  • 100% UK-based pharmacy

    Our team of doctors and pharmacists, and our support staff, are all UK-based.

  • Free advice and support

    Have a question? Telephone support is always free; Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm.

  • We're rated 4.9 out of 5

    Based on over 24,000 reviews collected on Google and Reviews.io.

Buy Orlos Weight Loss Tablets Online in the UK

We understand that weight loss is a challenging journey. Orlos is here to support you. It contains the active ingredient orlistat, which prevents the absorption of dietary fats. By blocking fat absorption, Orlos allows more fat to pass through the body unabsorbed, aiding weight loss.

Orlos works best as part of a comprehensive weight loss plan. We strongly recommend consulting with a healthcare provider before starting Orlos to ensure it's the right fit for you. When combined with dietary changes and increased physical activity, Orlos can boost your weight loss efforts.

60mg Orlos capsules can be purchased directly online from The Independent Pharmacy after filling out a brief health questionnaire. Discreetly packaged orders are quickly delivered to your home, typically within 1-3 working days.

  • Suitable for pregnancy?no
  • Suitable for breastfeeding?no
  • Suitable for age:18 years +
  • Maximum per order:3
  • Consultation required?Yes
    This treatment requires an online consultation for review by our medical team. The decision to supply the specific treatment and quantity requested will be based on whether our medical team are satisfied that it will be safe, appropriate, and effective.

Orlos information

  • Key Features

    • Orlos contains orlistat, which blocks about one-third of dietary fats.
    • Clinical studies show Orlos can help you to lose more weight compared to diet alone.
    • Intended for adults with a body mass index (BMI) over 28, taken with meals containing fats.
    • Side effects are mild, but consult a healthcare provider before use.

    What Is Orlos

    Orlos is the generic version of the popular nonprescription weight loss capsule Alli 60mg. It contains a lower amount of the active ingredient orlistat compared to the prescription medication Xenical 120mg.

    The orlistat in Orlos capsules blocks enzymes that normally digest fat, preventing approximately one third of the fat consumed in meals from being absorbed into the body. This undigested fat is then removed from the system in bowel movements.

    We know life gets busy, but taking Orlos tablets consistently—either with your meals or up to an hour afterwards—can make a real difference in your weight loss journey. For every 4lbs (2kg) you lose by dieting, Orlos can help you lose another 2lbs (1kg). You should expect to lose at least 5% of your body weight within 3 months.

    When taken as part of a nutritious, reduced-calorie diet plan and active lifestyle, Orlos can help overweight and obese adults reach a healthier weight more readily.

    How Does Orlos Work

    Orlos tablets contain the ingredient Orlistat, which is called a lipase inhibitor. Orlistat aids weight loss by reducing the amount of dietary fat that is absorbed by the body by up to a third.

    Orlistat interferes with the way fat is digested by blocking the enzymes in the stomach from breaking down the fat so it cannot be absorbed into the bloodstream and then stored. This fat is then passed out of the body in the stool, helping you to lose weight.

    How Do I Take Orlos Tablets?

    Orlos is intended for use by overweight adults aged 18 and over with a BMI exceeding 28. Follow the recommended dosage directions provided in the patient information leaflet.

    The usual dose is one 60 mg Orlos capsule taken with water right before, during, or up to 1 hour after meals containing dietary fats. Swallow the capsule whole - do not chew or crush it.

    For optimal results, eat a balanced, calorie-controlled diet with fruits, vegetables, lean protein, whole grains, and no more than 30% of total calories from fat. Stay active with regular exercise and drink plenty of fluids daily.

    We understand the anticipation and sometimes impatience that comes with wanting to see results. With consistent and correct use of Orlos, you can expect to lose around 5% of your starting body weight in about 3 months. Consult your doctor if weight loss is insufficient after using Orlos for this period of time. Do not use Orlos continuously for more than 6 months without medical advice.

    Carefully read the patient leaflet and speak to a doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions before starting treatment with Orlos. Promptly report any concerning side effects that occur.

    Can I Take Orlos?

    If you are very overweight or obese, Orlos tablets can be taken to aid healthy weight loss when taken as part of a low-calorie diet.

    For best results when taking Orlos, you will need to try to eat meals that contain carbohydrates, protein and fat. Orlos will prevent around a third of that fat from being absorbed by the body and passed straight out in your stool. You should try to avoid eating foods containing fats at other times of the day.

    How Effective Is Orlos?

    Orlos can be an effective weight loss aid. In one study of over 200 adults, those taking Orlos lost 5-10% more of their body weight than those only following a reduced-calorie diet over 6 months to 1 year.

    Specifically, people taking Orlos alongside a low-fat, calorie-controlled diet and exercise lost an average of 10 pounds more than those only dieting and exercising. Orlos users were nearly twice as likely to lose at least 5% of their starting body weight.

    Orlos works by preventing the absorption of about 25% of the fat from foods. By blocking some dietary fat digestion, it forces the body to utilise other calories from carbohydrates and protein instead of fat stores.

    Orlos serves as an effective aid for weight loss when combined with diet and exercise. For best results, combine Orlos with an exercise program tailored to your fitness level. When it comes to your eating habits, Orlos works best when paired with a reduced-calorie, lower-fat diet.

    For best results, health experts recommend following a nutritious, reduced-calorie meal plan with at least 150 minutes of moderate exercise per week while using Orlos. This comprehensive approach can lead to significant weight loss above dieting alone.

    How Fast Does Orlos Work?

    With Orlos, most people notice some initial weight loss within 1-2 weeks. However, the speed of results varies based on factors like starting weight and adherence to the treatment regimen.

    In studies, those taking Orlos with diet and exercise lost around 5-10 pounds in the first 3 months. Orlos users tend to experience faster initial weight loss compared to diet and exercise alone.

    However, results differ between individuals. It may take up to 3 months of consistent use to determine Orlos' full effectiveness for you. Most experts recommend taking it for 6 months to 1 year for optimal weight loss.

    The key is using Orlos properly before fat-containing meals, along with lifestyle changes. With discipline, Orlos can produce noticeable weight loss within weeks and continued steady results over months of use.

    Orlos vs Alli

    Alli is another form of weight loss medication that also contains 60 mg of Orlistat. Like Orlos, it can be bought over the counter without a prescription. GlaxoSmithKline manufactures Alli, so it has a different name.

    For all other brands or generic branded Orlistat containing 120 mg of the active ingredient, you will require a prescription to purchase them either online or at a pharmacy.

    How Can I Buy Orlos?

    Orlos can be purchased online in the UK from The Independent Pharmacy after completing a short online questionnaire.

    We salute your courage and determination on this weight loss journey. It's not easy, and that's why we're committed to making the process as smooth as possible for you.

    First, you will need to complete a quick online health assessment, which asks questions about your medical history, current medicines, and weight loss goals.

    This consultation is reviewed by a pharmacy team member and ensures Orlos is appropriate for you. It only takes 2-3 minutes to complete.

    Once approved, Orlos can be added to your cart and checked out. The Independent Pharmacy offers fast and discreet standard UK delivery. Then, you can receive your order within 1-3 working days at your delivery address, depending on the type of shipping you choose.

    We want to make your journey as convenient and safe as possible. That's why our online purchasing process includes an upfront health assessment, ensuring that Orlos is the right step for you. The pharmacy team is also available to offer advice if you have any questions about getting started with Orlos.

  • Orlos dosage

    Orlos capsules can be taken by adults that are overweight. If you have been prescribed Orlos by a doctor you should take it as you have been directed.

    • Take 1 tablet with your main meal three times a day or up to an hour after with a drink of water.
    • Your meals should be well-balanced, calorie-controlled and have a distribution of fruit and vegetables, protein, carbohydrates and around 30% fat.
    • You should have lost at least 5% of your body weight within 3 months if taken correctly. If you have not lost weight using Orlos in this time speak to a doctor. You should not take Orlos for more than 6 months.

    Please make sure you have read and understood the information included within the Patient Information Leaflet. If you have any questions you should ask a pharmacist or doctor before using Orlos.

  • Orlos side effects

    We realise that taking medication can be a concern due to potential side effects. Like any medication, Orlos may have some, but they are generally mild and manageable. Most side effects associated with Orlos are within the digestive tract and are usually mild. If you feel unwell or are worried while using Orlos, speak to a doctor or pharmacist for advice.

    The most common side effects include:

    • Headaches
    • Abdominal pain
    • Increased need to open bowels
    • Flatulence or bloating
    • Oily anal discharge or fatty, runny stool

    For more information about potential unwanted effects or how to report new side effects, please see the Patient Information Leaflet.

    If you experience an allergic reaction when using Orlos, which may include a rash, swelling or difficulty breathing you should call 999 immediately.

  • Orlos ingredients

    Each Orlistat capsule contains the active ingredient: Orlistat.

    Each Orlistat capsule contains the inactive ingredients: Microcrystalline Cellulose (E460), Sodium Starch Glycolate (Type A), Silica Colloidal Anhydrous, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Gelatin, Titanium Dioxide (E171), Indigo Carmine (E132).

    Before taking Orlos, please ensure you have read all the information in the Patient Information Leaflet.

  • Orlos warnings

    Please read the Patient Information Leaflet thoroughly before taking Orlos for weight loss.

    • Do not take Orlos if you have a liver condition or a food absorption disorder.
    • Tell a doctor before using Orlos if you have diabetes or a problem with your kidneys, as your medication may need to be changed or may worsen your condition.
    • Tell a doctor before using Orlos if you are taking or have recently stopped taking any other prescribed or non-prescribed medicines.
    • Consult your doctor before using Orlos if you take contraceptive pills, as the medication may interfere with their effectiveness.
    • If you are taking blood thinners, consult your healthcare provider before starting Orlos.

    Orlos & Pregnancy

    Orlos should be avoided during pregnancy and breastfeeding as the effects on fetal development are unknown. Women planning a pregnancy or who become pregnant should stop using Orlos right away and talk to their doctor about safe weight loss options suitable for this period.

    Sources

Orlos 60mg Weight Loss Capsules reviews

Have more questions about using Orlos for weight loss? This section answers some of the most frequently asked questions about this medication. Read on for more details on how Orlos works, its effectiveness, and how it compares to other weight loss options.

  • Yes, clinical studies have found Orlos effective for weight loss when combined with diet, exercise, and healthy lifestyle changes. By preventing the absorption of dietary fats, Orlos can boost weight loss above diet and activity alone.

  • Yes, Orlos contains the active ingredient orlistat, which blocks fat absorption. Orlistat is also sold under the brand name Xenical as a prescription weight loss treatment. Orlos provides a lower-dose, over-the-counter option.

  • Orlistat is one of the most effective prescription weight loss pills approved for long-term use alongside diet and exercise. Studies show it produces more weight loss than placebo. Stronger prescription pills are only approved for short-term obesity treatment due to risks.

Haven’t found the right treatment for you?

No problem. Ask our medical team for free, impartial advice.

A man sat at home ordering his medication online
Related Treatments for Weight Loss
  • Alli

    Alli

    • 60mg
    • 84 capsules
    • Branded treatment, Over-the-counter, Proven weight loss
    StarStarStarStarStar
    £49.99
    6 reviews
    Alli
  • Xenical

    Xenical

    • 120mg
    • 84 capsules
    • Branded treatment, Prescription strength
    StarStarStarStarStar
    £59.99
    51 reviews
    Xenical

We stock 5 other treatments for Weight Loss

Visit our Weight Loss page for treatments, advice and FAQs.

Ordering as easy as 1, 2, 3...

  • Find the ideal treatment

    We can provide over 1052 leading medicines to treat over 90 conditions.

  • Get a free consultation

    Our qualified healthcare professionals will assess your condition and needs.

  • Enjoy our speedy delivery

    And when the time comes to re-order, it'll only take a couple of clicks.

Need something else?

We stock 1052 treatments for 90 conditions

Or browse all treatments or conditions

A customer at the pharmacist looking for medication