Drug Safety Update
March 2014: Orlistat may theoretically reduce the absorption of antiretroviral HIV medicines. Initiate orlistat treatment only after careful consideration of the possible impact on efficacy of antiretroviral HIV medicines. People who take antiretroviral HIV medicines should consult their doctor before taking non-prescription 60mg orlistat.
Lifestyle, dietary and exercise advice should be given initially before drug treatment is considered.
For information about Weygovy please see link here: Medicines Optimisation NHS Kent and Medway (icb.nhs.uk)
Formulary entries for Wegovy and Saxenda can be found here.