Frequently Asked Questions

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What is XLS-Medical?

XLS-Medical is the No.1 weight loss brand in Europe and has helped thousands of dieters achieve their weight loss goals. Because of the way XLS-Medical works, it does not interfere with the body’s natural workings, it’s gentle on your system and is very well tolerated. 

Where can I buy XLS-Medical?

You can buy XLS-Medical online, or alternatively you can find it in all good Pharmacies and selected Health Food Stores.

Is XLS-Medical safe to use?

In Europe 11 million packs have been sold to date with no reported safety issues. Because of the way XLS-Medical works, it does not interfere with the body’s natural workings.

Do I need a prescription?

No – XLS-Medical is available without a doctor’s prescription as long as your BMI is over 18.5

Who do I contact if I have questions about XLS-Medical?

We have a dedicated team available to answer your queries. Please contact us using our contact page or give us a call on 0800 657 876.

Can I use more of the products in the XLS-Medical range at once?

At the moment no studies have been conducted to investigate the additional efficacy and safety of the concurrent use of two or more XLS-Medical products. All XLS-Medical products are certified medical devices made from natural sources, do not exert any pharmacological action and have excellent safety profiles to date.

Therefore, if you do decide to use multiple products together, it is recommended to follow the specific directions for each product.

Why can’t I take XLS-Medical if I am pregnant?

There are two reasons why XLS-Medical is not encouraged during pregnancy.
1. During pregnancy women should be consuming a diet rich in nutrients to ensure their baby gets all the nutrients it needs whilst developing
2. Our clinical trials did not include pregnant women, therefore the product has not been tested on pregnant women.

Are all XLS-Medical products suitable for people with food allergies?

All XLS-Medical products are suitable for
– Vegetarians
– Do not contain Latex
– Doesn’t contain lactose / substances from milk
– No GMO

Can men use XLS-Medical?

XLS-Medical products can be used to help lose excess weight for those who have been classified as overweight, regardless of whether they are male or female. However, for those that are not overweight, XLS-Medical can also be used in conjunction with a balanced diet and exercise to maintain weight whilst still remaining within a healthy weight range. Individuals of various shapes, sizes and ages are ambassadors of XLS-Medical, helping us to highlight the variety of healthy weight-loss goals and motivations our products can support. In our experience, XLS-Medical is successfully used to help maintain weight, especially those that may not be able to control their calorie intake as well as they should.

XLS-Medical Max Strength - Core Questions

What is XLS-Medical Max Strength?

XLS-Medical Max Strength is our most effective product yet; it is up to 33% more effective for weight loss* than the other products in the XLS-Medical portfolio and helps dieters to lose up to four times more weight than dieting and exercising alone, so that they can reach their weight loss goal even faster. By being the first slimming aid to reduce calorie absorption from carbohydrates, sugar and fat, it is ideal for those that want to reach their weight loss goal even faster*. Furthermore, it’s clinically proven and gentle on your system.

How do I use XLS-Medical Max Strength?

Take two tablets with liquid before your two main meals of the day. The optimal time is up to 30 minutes before the meal; however don’t worry if you are delayed. Do not exceed four tablets daily. It is recommend taking XLS-Medical Max strength for at least one month or more, depending on your weight loss targets.

How does XLS-Medical Max Strength work?

XLS-Medical Max Strength’s active ingredient is Clavitanol™ a patented organic plant based complex which reduces the break down and absorption of dietary carbohydrates, sugar and fat. This results in reduced calorie intake which can help you to lose up to 4X more weight vs. dieting alone. In addition, XLS-Medical Max Strength stabilises blood glucose and insulin levels, which helps in curbing food cravings and with blood glucose management.

Clavitanol™ blocks some of the activity of various digestive enzymes including alpha amylase, alpha glucosidase and lipase. This results in decreased ability of these enzymes to break down dietary carbohydrates, sugar and fat. As a result they are left undigested as they are too large to be absorbed in the intestine, and are naturally passed through your system.

How long after opening XLS-Medical Max Strength can it be used for?

XLS-Medical products can be taken until the expiry date stated on the product is reached.

How long can I take XLS-Medical Max Strength for?

We recommend taking XLS-Medical Max Strength for at least one month, or more depending on your weight loss targets. Healthy weight loss is considered to be no more than -1kg a week and we do not recommend exceeding this.

What is the shelf life for XLS-Medical Max Strength?

XLS-Medical Max Strength has a shelf life of 3 years.

What is the age range for XLS-Medical Max Strength?

XLS-Medical Max Strength is only recommended for adults over 18 years of age. The use of this product by adolescents 12-18 years old should be supervised by healthcare professionals. If unsure about using this product, speak to your doctor or get medical advice from a healthcare professional before use.

Can XLS-Medical Max Strength be taken with other medication?

XLS-Medical products are certified medical devices, which means they do not exert any pharmacological action in the body. They also have excellent safety profiles to date. Nonetheless, we would recommend speaking to your Health Care Professional before using this product, so that any potential side effects can be carefully monitored, and so that any levels of existing medications can be adjusted accordingly.

If you do decide to use one of the products in the XLS-Medical range, we would recommend leaving at least one to two hours between taking XLS-Medical and any other medication, as XLS-Medical may affect the absorption of other medications.

Who should not use XLS-Medical Max Strength?

Do not take:

  • If you are pregnant or likely to become pregnant
  • If you eat liver or liver products once a week with other retinol-containing products
  • If you are at risk of osteoporosis (post-menopausal women and older people)

Please consult your healthcare professional before taking XLS-Medical if:

  • If you use cholesterol-reducing medication
  • If any medical condition exists.

Is XLS-Medical Max Strength suitable for vegetarians / vegans?

Yes, XLS Medical contains no animal based ingredients/derivatives.

Is XLS-Medical Max Strength safe while pregnant or breast-feeding?

We do not recommend taking XLS-Medical Max Strength during pregnancy or whilst breastfeeding.

Are there any side effects?

XLS-Medical Max Strength is generally very well tolerated. Because it’s certified as a Medical Device, XLS-Medical Max Strength has passed rigorous safety tests according to international standards.

The active ingredient Clavitanol™ reduces the digestion of dietary carbohydrates, which may lead to flatulence (passing of gas) in some individuals during the first few days of consumption. This is not a cause for concern as it will dissipate as soon as the body adapts to the increased amount of undigested carbohydrates.

Is XLS-Medical Max Strength suitable for diabetics?

Please consult your healthcare professional before taking XLS-Medical if you are diabetic as XLS-Medical Max Strength supports the reduction of food cravings by lowering blood glucose levels. Diabetic patients may have to adjust their anti-diabetic medication to avoid hypoglycaemic attacks.

What are the ingredients?

The main ingredient of XLS-Medical Max Strength is Clavitanol™ a patented organic plant based complex which reduces the break down and absorption of dietary carbohydrates, sugar and fat. This results in reduced calorie intake which helps you to lose more weight than dieting and exercise alone.

Each tablet contains:
Active ingredient: Clavitanol™, a plant-based, proprietary, patented complex
Excipients: microcrystalline cellulose, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose (HPMC), tri-calcium phosphate, magnesium stearate.

XLS-Medical Fat Binder - Core Questions

What is XLS-Medical Direct Fat Binder?

Made with clinically proven fat binder Litramine™, XLS-Medical Direct Fat Binder binds up to 28% of dietary fats in your stomach. Its unique formula works two ways: it first binds fat molecules to form a fat-fibre complex too large to be absorbed by the intestine, before releasing fat-soluble vitamins into the body.

Just remember, as with any high fibre diet, consume plenty of water throughout the day and don’t take more than three sachets in 24 hours.

How do I use XLS-Medical Direct Fat Binder?

We recommend you take one XLS-Medical Direct Fat Binder after breakfast, lunch and dinner. Only as an exception should you take two sachets if you have a particularly high fat content meal. Just remember it is not recommended to exceed more than three sachets a day and the sooner you take your sachets after your meal, the sooner XLS-Medical Direct Fat Binder can get to work.

Also try to drink plenty of water throughout the day as this will hydrate your body and because XLS-Medical Direct Fat Binder are high in fibre it can also help to avoid that ‘blocked up’ feeling. Our experts recommend a large glass with each meal and a small glass between meals.

How does XLS-Medical Direct Fat Binder work?

Its main function is to reduce the absorption of dietary fat. XLS-Medical Direct Fat Binder binds with these fats to form a sticky fat-fibre complex which is too large to pass through the wall of the small intestine. As a result some dietary fat is left undigested and are excreted naturally when you go to the toilet.

Because of its fat-binding properties, XLS-Medical Direct Fat Binder reduces the rate at which food leaves the stomach. It also keeps your blood sugar levels from rising too quickly, so you can feel fuller for longer with less cravings for sugary foods.

If you consume 500 calories a day fewer than the recommended intake and take XLS-Medical Direct Fat Binder according to the instructions, you should be able to lose approximately three times as much weight as you would’ve done through dropping the calories alone after just 12 weeks*.

*The result of a recent double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial with 125 healthy volunteers.

How long after opening XLS-Medical Direct Fat Binder can it be used for?

XLS-Medical Direct Fat Binder can be used until it reaches the expiry date on the product.

How long can I take XLS-Medical Direct Fat Binder for?

We recommend to take XLS-Medical Fat Binder Direct for one month or more depending on your weight loss targets. For sustainable weight loss we do not recommend losing more than 1kg a week.

What is the shelf life for XLS-Medical Direct Fat Binder?

XLS-Medical Direct Fat Binder has a shelf life of three years.

What is the age range for XLS-Medical Direct Fat Binder?

XLS-Medical Direct Fat Binder is only recommended for adults over 18 years of age. The use of this product by adolescents 12-18 years old should be supervised by healthcare professionals.

If you’re unsure, speak to your doctor or get medical advice from a health worker.

Can XLS-Medical Direct Fat Binder be taken with other medication?

XLS-Medical Fat Binder Direct is classified as a medical device product, which means there is no systemic action in the body. Interaction of XLS-Medical Fat Binder Direct with different medications have not been studied, however it may affect the absorption of other medications into the blood stream.

If you are on other medications we would advise you to take them at least 1 – 2 hours apart from XLS-Medical Fat Binder Direct. However, we also advise that users who are on other medications should inform their healthcare professional on the intake of XLS-Medical and their attempt of losing weight, to ensure that potential additional effects are monitored properly.

Who should not use XLS-Medical Direct Fat Binder?

Do not take:

  • If you are pregnant or likely to become pregnant
  • If you eat liver or liver products once a week with other retinol-containing products
  • If you are at risk of osteoporosis (post-menopausal women and older people)

Please consult your healthcare professional before taking XLS-Medical if:

If you are diabetic as XLS-Medical Fat Binder Direct supports the reduction of food cravings by balancing blood glucose levels. Diabetic patients may have to adjust their daily anti-diabetic treatment to avoid hypoglycaemic attacks

  • If you use cholesterol-reducing medication
  • If any medical condition exists.

Is XLS-Medical Direct Fat Binder suitable for vegetarians / vegans?

Yes, XLS-Medical products contain no animal based ingredients/derivatives. 

Is XLS-Medical Direct Fat Binder safe while pregnant or breast-feeding?

No. Do not take XLS-Medical Max Strength during pregnancy or whilst breastfeeding.

Are there any side effects?

XLS-Medical Direct Fat Binder is very well tolerated. Because it’s certified as a Medical Devices Class, XLS-Medical Direct Fat Binder has passed rigorous safety tests according to international standards.

Is XLS-Medical Direct Fat Binder suitable for diabetics?

Containing fibres, XLS-Medical Fat Binder Direct may slow down dietary sugar absorption and reduce post prandial blood glucose levels. Therefore, it is recommended that diabetic patients consult their health care professional before taking XLS-Medical Fat Binder Direct, and closely monitor their blood glucose level when taking the product. Dosage of diabetic medications may have to be adjusted to avoid hypoglycemia in some instances.

What are the ingredients?

The main ingredient of XLS-Medical Direct Fat Binder is Litramine™.

Litramine™ is a patented, fibre complex made from the dried leaves of cactus. It’s rich in fibre, and partly soluble and insoluble. Litramine™ is clinically proven to bind to dietary fats without any pharmacological effect on the human body.

XLS-Medical Appetite Reducer - Core Questions

What is XLS-Medical Appetite Reducer?

XLS-Medical Appetite Reducer helps control your hunger, acting as an effective appetite suppressant, particularly when you are on a very low calorie diet such as using meal replacement diets.

Let XLS-Medical Appetite Reducer give you a helping hand, just take two capsules with a full glass of water 30 minutes before your meal replacement bar or shake or your meal daily. 94% of people experienced a feeling of fullness when using XLS-Medical Appetite Reducer. To help control snacking take a capsule in between meals with a full glass of water. Appetite Reducer should always be accompanied by a healthy balanced diet. Do not exceed a maximum of nine capsules per day.

How do I use XLS-Medical Appetite Reducer?

Take two capsules with a full glass of water 30 minutes before your meal replacement bar or shake or your meal daily. 94% of people experienced a feeling of fullness when using XLS-Medical Appetite Reducer. Do not exceed a maximum of nine capsules per day.

How does XLS-Medical Appetite Reducer work?

XLS-Medical Appetite Reducer is a specially formulated appetite suppressant with Redusure®, a proprietary blend of dietary fibres that can swell up to 200x its original size, forming a thick gel which fills 30-43% of the stomach, leading to a pleasant feeling of fullness, before leaving the system naturally.

How long after opening XLS-Medical Appetite Reducer can it be used for?

XLS-Medical products can be used up until the expiry date printed on the product.

How long can I take XLS-Medical Appetite Reducer for?

You can take XLS-Medical Appetite Reducer for as long as you require it depending on your weight loss targets. Healthy weight loss is considered to be no more than 1kg a week and we do not recommend exceeding this.

What is the shelf life for XLS-Medical Appetite Reducer?

The shelf life for XLS-Medical Appetite Reducer is three years.

What is the age range for XLS-Medical Appetite Reducer?

XLS-Medical Appetite Reducer is only recommended for adults over 18 years of age. The use of this product by adolescents 12-18 years old should be supervised by healthcare professionals.

If you’re unsure, speak to your doctor or get medical advice from a healthcare professional.

Can XLS-Medical Appetite Reducer be taken with other medication?

XLS-Medical Appetite Reducer is classified as a medical device product, which means it has no systemic action in the body. The interaction of XLS-Medical Appetite Reducer with medications has not been extensively studied; however it may affect the absorption of other medications into the bloodstream.

Please consult your healthcare professional before taking XLS-Medical Appetite Reducer:

  • If you are taking any cholesterol-lowering medication
  • If you are taking any Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors, Angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) or potassium-sparing diuretics.

It is recommended to take other medications at least one hour before, or four hours after taking XLS-Medical Appetite Reducer. Adjust dosage with reference to healthcare professional.

We advise that users who are on other medications should inform their healthcare professional on the intake of XLS-Medical and their attempt of losing weight, to ensure that potential additional effects are monitored properly.

Who should not use XLS-Medical Appetite Reducer?

Do not take:

  • If you are pregnant or likely to become pregnant
  • If you eat liver or liver products once a week with other retinol-containing products
  • If you are at risk of osteoporosis (post-menopausal women and older people)

Please consult your healthcare professional before taking XLS-Medical if:

  • If you use cholesterol-reducing medication
  • If any medical condition exists.

Is XLS-Medical Appetite Reducer suitable for vegetarians / vegans?

Based on the raw materials and manufacturing details, XLS-Medical products contain no animal based ingredients/derivatives. However, we cannot guarantee that no cross-contamination has occurred at the site of manufacture.

Is XLS-Medical Appetite Reducer safe while pregnant or breast-feeding?

No. Do not take XLS-Medical Appetite Reducer during pregnancy or whilst breastfeeding.

Are there any side effects?

XLS-Medical Appetite Reducer is very well tolerated. Because it’s certified as a Medical Device Class, XLS-Medical Appetite Reducer has passed rigorous safety tests according to international standards.

For beneficial action of fibres on gastrointestinal transit, it is recommended to drink at least 2L of water a day. Slight constipation could occur in case of limited liquid intake. If constipation persists despite adequate fluid intake, please consult your healthcare professional.

The incidence of adverse side effects being reported was very rare. These hypersensitivity reactions were typical of food allergies, like rash, itching, slight swelling and mild gastrointestinal upset. In such cases, treatment should be discontinued.

Is XLS-Medical Appetite Reducer suitable for those with allergies / food intolerances?

XLS-Medical does not contain any of the eight major allergenic foods including; milk, eggs, fish crustacean shellfish, tree nuts, peanuts, wheat and soya. If you are allergic to sulphide or any of the ingredients listed, we do not encourage you to take this product.

XLS-Medical Appetite Reducer is certified as Halal, GMO-free and has an RSPO certificate for the sustainable sourcing of palm oil.

Is XLS-Medical Appetite Reducer suitable for diabetics?

If you are diabetic, as XLS-Medical Appetite Reducer may flatten plasma glucose levels that consequently reduce insulin secretion. Diabetic patients may have to adjust their daily anti-diabetic treatment to avoid hypoglycemic attacks.

What are the ingredients?

XLS-Medical Appetite Reducer is a specially formulated appetite suppressant with Redusure®, a proprietary blend of dietary fibres. The other ingredients are potassium bicarbonate, microcrystalline cellulose, silicon dioxide and magnesium stearate.