Boots Pharmaceuticals Fat Control 60 tablets
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Boots Pharmaceuticals Fat Control is a medical device intended to support the treatment of excess body weight or obesity. It contains natural chitosan which helps to reduce the amount of dietary fats absorbed by the body. When used as part of balanced and varied diet, with appropriate levels of physical exercise, it may help you to lose weight and prevent excess weight gain.
Read and keep the enclosed leaflet for full instructions.
Boots Pharmaceuticals Fat Control is intended for overweight and obese adults (BMI ≥ 25) wishing to lose weight. For oral use.
How to use
Before you take this product
Do not take:
- if you are under 18 years old.
- if you have a body mass index (BMI) below 18.5
- if you have any disorder of the digestive tract (see leaflet for more information)
- if you are pregnant or breastfeeding
Any medication should be taken at least 4 hours before or after using this product. This includes those for the menopause and the oral contraceptive pill.
How to take this product
Check the foil is not broken before use. If it is, do not take that capsule.
Swallow the capsules with plenty of water (approximately 300ml), directly before a meal.
|What for||How many to take||How often to take|
|To lose weight||2 to 3 capsules||
Directly before 2 of 3 of your main meals daily.
Do not take more than 6 capusles in 24 hours.
|To prevent weight gain or maintain current weight, follow the information in the leaflet enclosed.|
If you are unable to lose weight or maintain your current weight whilst taking this product, talk to your pharmacist or doctor.
Suitable for long term use. Fat Control is recommended to be taken for 12 weeks.
Hazards and Cautions
Do not bite or chew the capsules.
Capsules must not be allowed to dissolve in the mouth.
Persons taking Fat Control may occasionally experience gastro-intestinal disorders such as constipation.
How to store this product
Store in a dry place at no more than 30 degrees Celsius.
Use by the date on the end flap of the carton.
KEEP OUT OF SIGHT AND REACH OF CHILDREN.
Each capsule contains 500mg of chitosan (biopolymer N-acetyl-D-glucosamine and D-glucosamine from Aspergillus niger mycelium), as the main ingredient.
As well as the main ingredient, the capsules also contain magnesium stearate, silicon dioxide, hypromellose and titanium dioxide.
This product does not contain any ingredients of animal origin. It has no artificial flavourings or preservatives.