Orslim 120Mg Capsules 30S (Pack Size 3 X 10S)
Brand : pharmevo (private) limited.
Requires Prescription (YES/NO)
How it works
Orlistat promotes weight loss by decreasing the amount of dietary fat absorbed in your intestines. Lipase, an enzyme found in the digestive tract, helps break down dietary fat into smaller components, so it can be used or stored for energy. Orlistat inhibits the work of lipase.
USAGE AND SAFETY
Faecal incontinence , oily stools , GI upsets , respiratory infection , influenza , headache , menstrual irregularity , anxiety , fatifue UTI. Vary rarely raised liver enzymes , hepatitis , rectal bleeding.
Ciclosporin , Acarbose , Warfarin , Fat soluble vitamins , Amiodarone , Antiepileptic medicinal products , Levothyroxine , Antiretrovirals for HIV, antidepressants, antipsychotics and benzodiazepines .
It is used for weight loss.
When not to Use
Hypersensitivity to the active substance or to any of the excipients, Chronic malabsorption syndrome , Cholestasis and Breast-feeding.
The decrease in bodyweight with Orlistat treatment is less in type II diabetic patients than in non-diabetic patients. Anti-diabetic medicinal product treatment may have to be closely monitored when taking Orlistat.
Patients should be advised to adhere to the dietary recommendations they are given.
Orlistat may unbalance anticonvulsant treatment by decreasing the absorption of antiepileptic drugs, leading to convulsions.
Rectal bleeding may be observed with Orlistat. Prescribers should investigate further in case of severe and/or persistent symptoms.
Always consult your physician before using any medicine.
Store this medicine at room temperature, away from direct light and heat.