Fatnil 120mg Capsule

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West-Coast Pharmaceutical Works Ltd

Composition for Fatnil 120mg Capsule

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Primarily used for

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₹40.0/Capsule
15 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Fatnil Capsule

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Uses of Fatnil Capsule

Fatnil 120mg Capsule is used in obesity.
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Side effects of Fatnil Capsule

Common

Abdominal pain, Fat in stool , Bowel incontinence, Flatus with discharge, Oily spotting, Diarrhoea, Abdominal cramp, Flatulence, Soft stools.

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How to use Fatnil Capsule

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 can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Fatnil 120mg Capsule at a fixed time.
Avoid Fatnil 120mg Capsule with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Fatnil Capsule works

Fatnil 120mg capsule inhibits enzymes responsible for the breakdown of fats in the intestine. As a result, Fatnil 120mg capsule prevents the digestion and absorption of fats in the intestine.

In Depth Information on Fatnil Capsule

Expert advice for Fatnil Capsule

  • Orlistat should not be taken if patient is allergic to orlistat.
  • It should not be taken by those who have malabsorption (poor absorption) issues.
  • It should not be taken by women who are breast feeding.
  • It should not be taken with a high fat meal.
  • Do not use this drug if you are pregnant.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Fatnil 120mg Capsule
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Fatnil 120mg Capsule is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Fatnil 120mg Capsule is safe to use during lactation. Human
studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Fatnil 120mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Fatnil 120mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Fatnil 120mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Use of this medicine may be associated with the formation of kidney stones in patients with underlying kidney disease.
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Liver
Fatnil 120mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients wit
h liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Fatnil 120mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Gli 2mg Tablet, Glisen 1mg Tablet, Reclide 40 Tablet, Apidra 100IU Cartridge 3ml

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Fatnil 120mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Orlistat

Fatnil is available in India with the brand names Orlean, Vyfat, Lipocut, Olistat, Obelit, Orlica, Reeshape, Xenical and Zerofat
Fatnil is safe and effective if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Fatnil as Alli is available without prescription but Xenical is available only with prescription. Always consult your doctor regarding its use
Therapy should not continue for more than 6 months along with diet and exercise. If the patient does not lose weight in 12 weeks he/she should consult the doctor and follow his advice
Q. Can I take Orlistat with anti-depressants, antibiotics, gabapentine, levothyroxine, venlafaxine, metformin, raspberry ketones?
All these drugs are known to have some drug-drug interactions with Orlistat and hence should be taken together only based on doctor's recommendation
Fatnil prevents absorption of fat from the food in the intestine. It does not burn fat. Fatnil may cause reduction of appetite
No studies of Fatnil affecting the liver or causing cancer have been reported.
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