Read these frequently asked questions about XLS-Medical Fat Binder to find out if it could help you reach your weight loss goal.
Q. How does XLS-Medical Fat Binder work?
XLS-Medical Fat Binder helps bind the dietary fats in your stomach , preventing the fat from being absorbed into the body. The fat molecules form a fat-fibre complex that is too big to be absorbed, and so is naturally eliminated in the stools when you go to the toilet. You shouldn't notice any difference to your bowel movements, although you need to drink approximately two litres of water every day to prevent becoming constipated.
XLS-Medical Fat Binder is a proven weight loss aid made from naturally derived cactus leaves from prickly pear cactus, which are gentle on your system.
It is suitable for adults over 18 years of age. It is not suitable for children. Children under the age of 18 who need to lose weight should consult their GP.
Q. Who shouldn't take XLS-Medical Fat Binder?
You should not take XLS-Medical Fat Binder if you:
We recommend that you consult a healthcare professional or your GP before taking XLS-Medical Fat Binder, if:
Q. Is XLS-Medical Fat Binder suitable for people with food allergies?
We recommend that if you suffer from a food allergy, you should consult your GP before taking XLS-Medical Fat Binder.
Q. Does XLS-Medical Fat Binder have any side effects?
XLS-Medical Fat Binder is made from naturally derived cactus leaves, which are gentle on your system.
Because it is a certified class IIb medical device and comes from an organic plant source, it is considered a well-tolerated product. As part of the certification process this product has passed several safety tests according to international standards for medical device safety.
However, you should not take more than six tablets per day. It is very rich in fibre, so some users may experience mild constipation if they don't drink plenty of water. We recommend 2 litres per day. In very rare instances, some people may experience stomach pain or flatulence.
Q. Is XLS-Medical Fat Binder safe?
So far, over 11 million packs of XLS-Medical Fat Binder have been sold in Europe and it possesses a well-established safety profile and tolerability. Because of the way XLS-Medical Fat Binder works, it does not interfere with the way that the body naturally functions.
Q. How much weight will I lose with XLS-Medical Fat Binder?
The NHS recommends sensible weight loss of one to two pounds (0.5 ? 1 kilogram) per week . It is also recommended that you monitor your BMI and aim to remain within the healthy range, which is between 18.5 and 24.9.
XLS-Medical Fat Binder is a proven weight loss aid. If you consume 500 less calories a day, fewer than the recommended intake, do exercise and take XLS-Medical Fat Binder according to the instructions, you should find that after 12 weeks you will have lost significantly more weight than without it. This was the result shown in a clinical trial under strictly controlled conditions and involving 125 healthy volunteers.
If you are unsure, please consult your GP or pharmacist before starting a diet.
Q. How long can I take XLS-Medical Fat Binder for?
Until you reach your target weight but it is recommended to begin on a 12-week programme.
Q. Can I continue taking XLS-Medical beyond 12 weeks?
You will continue to see the benefits of XLS-Medical Fat Binder if you continue to take it beyond 12 weeks. XLS-Medical Fat Binder is fine to take for longer and can help with continued weight loss or to help maintain weight loss.
Q. What are the key ingredients in XLS-Medical Fat Binder?
The key ingredients are:
XLS-Medical Fat Binder is one of the only weight-loss aids to include Litramine™ along with these essential vitamins.
Q. What is Litramine™?
Litramine™ is a patented fibre complex, which is made from the dried leaves of a prickly pear cactus, called Opuntia ficus-indica. It is rich in both soluble and insoluble fibres and is crucial for its fat-binding capacity. It is clinically proven to bind dietary fats, without affecting the way the body normally works.
Q. What is the difference between XLS-Medical Fat Binder and other weight loss aids?
There are many weight loss aids available, ranging from herbal products to licensed medicines, some of which are only available over-the-counter through your pharmacist, and some are available on prescription.
The key difference with XLS-Medical Fat Binder is the main ingredient in Litramine™, called NeOpuntia®. This is enriched with additional soluble fibre and subjected to a different mechanical process, giving it superior fat-binding properties to other cactus-derived fat binders.
Its weight-loss capability has been proven in several clinical studies. It has an excellent safety profile and does not affect the way the body normally works. It is not absorbed through the intestine but has been proven to bind the fat in the stomach?
Q. What is the recommended dosage and when should I take it?
For Fat binder you should take two tablets after each meal ? breakfast, lunch and dinner. If you have reached your target weight and are taking XLS-Medical Fat Binder to prevent further weight gain, the recommended amount is one to two tablets after each meal.
For Carb Blocker you should take two tablets before each meal ? breakfast, lunch and dinner. If you have reached your target weight and are taking XLS-Medical Fat Binder to prevent further weight gain, the recommended amount is one to two tablets after each meal.
However, you should not take more than six tablets per day.
Q. Are there other products available with the same active ingredients?
No other products are available with the same formulation as Litramine™, which is our patented formulation. Similarly, for Carb Blocker no other products are available with PhaseLite™.
Q. Do you need a prescription to get XLS-Medical?
No. If your BMI is above 18.5 you can buy it without a doctor's prescription from Boots, both in store and online
Q. Can the tablets be broken or crushed into smaller pieces for people who have trouble swallowing?
No, it is not recommended. The way the tablets release the ingredients make it as effective as possible, and crushing them may damage this process.
Q. Can I take XLS-Medical Fat Binder and XLS-Medical Carb Blocker together?
Yes. Both products are clinically proven and gentle on your system. However, XLS-Medical Carb Blocker tablets should be taken before your meal and XLS-Medical Fat Binder tablets should be taken after your meal.
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