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Can FSGS Patients Eat Orlistat

Can FSGS Patients Eat OrlistatFocal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis is short for FSGS. Because some medications have renal toxicity, which can add insult into injury, importance should be attached. Orlistat is a medicine which can help you to lose weight if you are obese or overweight. Can FSGS patients eat orlistat?

Orlistat works by blocking chemicals in your gut which digest fat. Nearly a third of the fat that you eat is blocked by orlistat. The undigested fat is not absorbed into your body, and is passed out of your stools. But orlistat is not used in everyone who wants to lose weight. It is only recommended in people over 28BMI and you must be over the age of 18.

Why FSGS patients often suffer from overweight?

For FSGS patients, they often take steroids and other immunosuppressants to inhibit kidney inflammation and reduce protein leakage. Those medications have many side effects, one of which is to increase your appetite. This can make you eat more and gain weight. Besides, with FSGS, it is likely to make you have fluid retention. This can lead to weight gain as well.

How can I lose weight with FSGS?

To lose weight, the best chance of long-term success is to eat a healthy diet and if you are able, to exercise regularly. If it is associated with medications, you had better change the them into natural ones under the instruction of doctor if you do not want to gain weight. If it is associated with fluid retention, you should repair the damaged kidneys and promote kidney function. Traditional Chinese Medicine may be a good choice for you. Compared with western medicine, it has few side effects. It can also set up a good blood environment for kidney self-healing and provide the damaged kidneys with essential nutrients to speed up recovery.

Can FSGS patients eat orlistat? It depends on your medical condition. If you want to get an accurate answer, please leave your basic information below. After analyzing your case, our doctor will contact you.

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