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Who should not take olestra?

Certain medical conditions and medications may increase your risk for complications associated with olestra. Olestra causes the most problems for those who eat it in large amounts. Olestra may cause problems for people with medical conditions like a deficiency in vitamins A, D, E, or K. Additionally, when you eat a product with olestra, you may need to take an A, D, E, or K supplement to ensure that you are getting the proper amounts. Before taking this or any other weight loss product you should talk to your doctor about potential risks.

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