Obilix 60mg Capsule

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Introduction

Obilix 60mg Capsule is a medicine used in the treatment of obesity. It helps the body in blocking the absorption of fats from the small intestines and stomach.

Obilix 60mg Capsule should be taken along with food in the dose and duration as per prescription. It must be swallowed as a whole. It works best when it is used along with regular physical activity and a healthy diet. It should not be taken for a long term unless your doctor tells you to do so. For better efficacy of the medicine, fat-rich foods should be avoided along with the medicine.

Some of the common side effects of Obilix 60mg Capsule include the presence of fat in the stool, abdominal pain, and diarrhea. If any of the side effects bother you, tell your doctor without delay.

Pregnant and breastfeeding women must take this medicine only with a valid prescription. Inform your doctor before taking the medicine if you have any other medical conditions or are taking any other medications. This medicine should not be considered as a long-term treatment unless you are prescribed by your doctor.

Uses of Obilix Capsule

Benefits of Obilix Capsule

In Obesity

Obilix 60mg Capsule decreases cravings for food now and then. This helps reduce food intake and enables you to cut down on those extra calories that are responsible for gaining weight due to overeating. Therefore, this medicine helps to treat obesity and prevents the complications of being overweight like diabetes, high blood pressure, and other serious problems. It also improves your confidence by helping you lose weight and enhances your quality of life.

Side effects of Obilix Capsule

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Obilix

  • Abdominal pain
  • Fat in stool
  • Flatus with discharge
  • Oily spotting
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal cramp
  • Flatulence
  • Soft stools

How to use Obilix Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Obilix 60mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Obilix 60mg Capsule with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Obilix Capsule works

Obilix 60mg Capsule is a lipase inhibitor. It works in the stomach and small intestine by blocking the absorption of fat from food by blocking enzymes responsible for the breakdown of fat.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Obilix 60mg Capsule does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Obilix 60mg Capsule is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Obilix 60mg Capsule is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Obilix 60mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Obilix 60mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Obilix 60mg 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.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Obilix 60mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Obilix 60mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Obilix Capsule?

If you miss a dose of Obilix 60mg Capsule, 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.

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Quick Tips

  • Obilix 60mg Capsule is used to aid weight loss in obese individuals.
  • It should be used along with regular physical activity and a healthy diet.
  • Take it during or up to 1 hour after each meal.
  • Skip your dose if you miss a meal or if your meal contains no fat.
  • A multivitamin supplement containing vitamins A, D, and K is recommended when taking Obilix 60mg Capsule.
  • It should not be taken for longer than six months. If you have been unable to lose weight after 12 weeks of taking this medicine, you should stop taking it and consult your doctor.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Leucine Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
OTHERS
Action Class
Lipase inhibitor

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Obilix with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diadose, Abacus, Disorb
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Altrom, Cenorol, Cgtrom
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Alpha D3, Decalcid, Vitalpha
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Topnerve B
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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Obesity ,costipation,gases Aciditt Obesity constipation problem gases acidity
Shikha Mishra
Dietetics/Nutrition
eat 6-7 meals per day, which consist fruits, nuts, buttermilk,sprouts,idly,curd eggs,sprouts homecooked food. Drink 3-4 litters of water limit your sugar consumption to 2 spoon per day. Be active whole day for personalized diet chart write to me on [email protected] do minimum 45 min exercise everyday like yoga, cardio
Acidity sleeplessness. headache. .obesity.
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
Tab rekool 40 1 Od empty stomach x 5 days, Tab Metacin 500 1 SOS. For obesity, you need to do regular exercises and decrease calorie intake
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FAQs

Q. How long can you stay on Obilix 60mg Capsule?

It is not advised to take Obilix 60mg Capsule for more than 6 months. Consult your doctor and stop the medication if you do not experience any weight reduction 12 weeks after starting your treatment with Obilix 60mg Capsule.

Q. Who should not take Obilix 60mg Capsule?

You should not take Obilix 60mg Capsule if you are allergic to it, have difficulty absorbing food (chronic malabsorption syndrome), and have cholestasis (a condition where the flow of bile from the liver is blocked). Refrain from using Obilix 60mg Capsule if you are taking cyclosporine medicine or blood thinners like warfarin. Along with that, avoid Obilix 60mg Capsule if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Q. What kind of diet should I follow while on Obilix 60mg Capsule?

You should stick to low-calorie low-fat diet while taking Obilix 60mg Capsule. Having a high-fat meal with Obilix 60mg Capsule might increase the chances of developing unpleasant side effects. Try to eat more vegetables and fruits, have small portions, eat regularly, and do not skip any meals.

Q. Can you drink alcohol on Obilix 60mg Capsule?

Though alcohol does not interfere with the working of Obilix 60mg Capsule, it is recommended that you cut on or avoid alcohol. Alcohol contains calories which will add to your weight. Hence, for effective weight reduction it is best to avoid alcohol.

Q. How quickly does Obilix 60mg Capsule work?

Obilix 60mg Capsule starts working quickly, within 24-48 hours of taking it. You may even notice fat in your stools. However, it may take about a week or two to show effective weight reduction, which will vary from person to person.

Q. Is it important to follow an exercise program while taking Obilix 60mg Capsule?

Yes, exercise may prove to be very helpful for the effective weight reduction and maintenance of reduced weight. An exercise program and low-calorie intake will help maintain your weight even after discontinuation of the medicine.

Q. How does Obilix 60mg Capsule help with weight loss?

Obilix 60mg Capsule belongs to a class of medicines known as lipase inhibitors. It targets the fat that you eat. It prevents about 25% of fat in your meals from being absorbed. This unabsorbed fat will get passed in stools and get removed from the body.

Q. How should I take Obilix 60mg Capsule?

Take Obilix 60mg Capsule three times a day and swallow the capsule whole with water. Take it just before, during, or up to one hour after meals. The meal should be well balanced and should include low calorie ingredients. Do not take Obilix 60mg Capsule if you miss a meal or your meal does not contain fat, as it will not work in the absence of fat.

Q. How much weight can you lose in a week with Obilix 60mg Capsule?

You should set a realistic goal of weight reduction. Aim to reduce 5-10% of your starting weight. This weight loss process should be gradual and at a steady pace. You should try to reduce 0.5 kg of weight per week.

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Strides Shasun Limited, (Formerly Strides Arcolab Limited), Strides House, Bilekahalli, Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore – 560076, India
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