pulled from a Boston Globe article today :-X
ummm....okay, how did this pass through like test markets?..who thinks it is okay to maybe poop your pants in an important meeting or at a social gathering...or anytime for that matter. :People will take Alli three times a day, with meals that contain about 15 grams of fat. (That's the amount of fat in two tablespoons of peanut butter.) Alli works by blocking fat absorption. Eat too much fat, however, and the drug's dreadful side effects can kick in: oily gas and such sudden, uncontrolled bowel movements. Glaxo suggests that new Alli users wear dark apparel and have a change of clothes ready.