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Should I let my doctor know I am taking olestra?

If you are planning on using olestra, you should talk to your doctor about it. In fact, you should always let your doctor know about any weight loss product you are using so that you avoid any interactions with other medications. Olestra, in particular, can react adversely to a variety of different medical conditions, medications, and foods. Thus, it is important to discuss the proper dosage of olestra and all of the possible complications that may accompany your dosage.

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