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OBELIT 60 MG CAPSULE

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MRP: Rs. 237 for 1 strip(s) (10 capsules each)
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Composition for OBELIT

Orlistat(60 mg)

food interaction for OBELIT

alcohol interaction for OBELIT

pregnancy interaction for OBELIT

lactation interaction for OBELIT

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Obelit 60 mg capsule at a fixed time.
Avoid Obelit 60 mg capsule with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.
UNSAFE
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Obelit 60 mg capsule is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE
Obelit 60 mg capsule is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for OBELIT

Orlistat(60 mg)

Uses

Obelit 60 mg capsule is used in obesity.

How it works

Obelit 60 mg capsule inhibits enzymes responsible for the breakdown of fat in intestine. Obelit 60 mg capsule thereby preventing the digestion and absorption of fats from intestine.

Common side effects

Allergic reaction, Back pain, Body ache, Difficulty in controlling bowel movements, Light colored stools, Dark colored urine, Diarrhoea, Fever, Anxiety, Headache, Irregular menstrual cycle, Jaundice, Ankle swelling, Limb swelling, Nausea, Rectal pain, Rectal discomfort, Sticky stools, Stomach pain, Stomach pain / epigastric pain, Vomiting, Weakness, Yellow discoloration of skin

Common Dosage for OBELIT 60 MG CAPSULE

Patients taking OBELIT 60 MG CAPSULE

  • 41%
    Alternate Day
  • 23%
    Thrice A Day
  • 18%
    Twice A Day
  • 14%
    Once A Day
  • 5%
    Once A Week

SUBSTITUTES for OBELIT

15 Substitutes
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  • REESHAPE 60MG CAPSULE
    (10 capsules in strip)
    Meyer Organics Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 25.95/capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 259.50
    pay 9% more per capsule
  • LIPOCUT 60 MG CAPSULE
    (10 capsules in strip)
    Lupin Ltd
    Rs. 29.70/capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 297
    pay 25% more per capsule
  • ORLEAN 60 MG CAPSULE
    (10 capsules in strip)
    Eris Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 24.20/capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 242
    pay 2% more per capsule
  • ORLICA 60 MG CAPSULE
    (10 capsules in strip)
    Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 26.30/capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 263
    pay 11% more per capsule
  • O STAT 60 MG CAPSULE
    (10 capsules in strip)
    Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 16.40/capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 164
    save 31% more per capsule

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Expert advice for OBELIT

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for OBELIT

Orlistat

Q.Is Orlistat available in India?
Orlistat is available in India with the brand names Orlean, Vyfat, Lipocut, Olistat, Obelit, Orlica, Reeshape, Xenical and Zerofat

Q.Is Orlistat safe and effective?
Orlistat is safe and effective if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.Is Orlistat available without prescription?
Orlistat as Alli is available without prescription but Xenical is available only with prescription. Always consult your doctor regarding its use

Q.How long can I take Orlistat?
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

Q.Does Orlistat burn existing fat or reduce appetite?
Orlistat prevents absorption of fat from the food in the intestine. It does not burn fat. Orlistat may cause reduction of appetite

Q.Does Orlistat affect the liver or cause cancer?
No studies of Orlistat affecting the liver or causing cancer have been reported.

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Content on this page was last updated on 09 May, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)