Defat 20mg Tablet

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Composition for Defat 20mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Defat Tablet

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Uses of Defat Tablet

Defat 20mg Tablet is used in obesity.
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Side effects of Defat Tablet

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Nausea, Dizziness, Depression, Mood changes.

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How to use Defat Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Defat 20mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Defat Tablet works

Defat 20mg tablet lowers the appetite, which in turn decreases the food intake.

In Depth Information on Defat Tablet

Expert advice for Defat Tablet

  • Tell your doctor if you have or have ever suffered from depression, any liver or kidney problem or seizures.
  • Consult your doctor if you feel low or depressed while taking rimonabant, as it may cause side depression or suicidal tendencies.
  • Tell your doctor if you have diabetes as rimonabant is known to reduce blood glucose.
  • Do not take if patient is allergic to rimonabant or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not take if patient is suffering from depression or being treated with anti-depressive medicines.
  • Do not  take if patients < 18 years and not given to pregnant and breastfeeding women.
 
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Warnings
Special precautions for Defat 20mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Defat 20mg Tablet
during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
It is not known whether Defat 20mg Tablet alters the ability
to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
Defat 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Defat 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Limited information is available on use of Defat 20mg Tablet in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Defat 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Defat 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Defat 20mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Flutis 150mg Tablet, Onecan 400mg Tablet, Azivent 500mg Tablet, Onitraz 100mg Capsule

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Rimonabant, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Defat 20mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Rimonabant

Defat is not approved by the US FDA.

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