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Obitrol 120 mg Tablet

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Composition for Obitrol 120 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Obitrol 120 mg Tablet

Potentiallyunsafewith
Pregnancy
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Medicine Overview of Obitrol Tablet

Uses of Obitrol Tablet

Obitrol 120 mg Tablet is used in obesity. It should be taken along with a low-calorie diet.

Obitrol Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Obitrol are Abdominal pain, Fat in stool , Bowel incontinence, Flatus with discharge, Oily spotting, Diarrhoea, Abdominal cramp, Flatulence, Soft stools.

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

How Obitrol Tablet works

Obitrol 120 mg Tablet 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.

In Depth Information on Obitrol Tablet

Expert advice for Obitrol Tablet

  • Safe for long-term use. If taken along with a calorie restricted diet, Obitrol 120 mg Tablet can help decrease nearly 10% of body weight in 1 year.
  • Decreases fat absorption by about 30%.
  • Take during or up to 1 hour after meal.
  • Skip dose if you miss a meal or if your meal contains no fat.
  • A multivitamin supplement containing vitamins A, D, and K, and β-carotene is recommended when taking Obitrol 120 mg Tablet.
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Obitrol Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Obitrol Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Obitrol 120 mg Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Obitrol 120 mg Tablet 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.
Driving
SAFE
Obitrol 120 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Obitrol 120 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Obitrol 120 mg Tablet 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
Obitrol 120 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Obitrol 120 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Obitrol Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Orlistat

Q. Is Obitrol available in India?
Obitrol is available in India with the brand names Orlean, Vyfat, Lipocut, Olistat, Obelit, Orlica, Reeshape, Xenical and Zerofat
Q. Is Obitrol safe and effective?
Obitrol is safe and effective if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Obitrol available without prescription?
Obitrol 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 Obitrol?
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 Obitrol burn existing fat or reduce appetite?
Obitrol prevents absorption of fat from the food in the intestine. It does not burn fat. Obitrol may cause reduction of appetite
Q. Does Obitrol affect the liver or cause cancer?
No studies of Obitrol affecting the liver or causing cancer have been reported.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Obitrol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Obitrol with Repaglinide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Repaglinide: Ripadep, Lunch ON, Page, Repage, Eurepa, Rapilin, Repa, Novonorm, Repide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Thiamine(Vitamin B1): Amintoz
Obitrol with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Obitrol with Menadione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Menadione: Tito-K, Vitamik, Kneon
Obitrol with Tolbutamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told, Rastinon
Obitrol with Sitagliptin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel
Obitrol with Vitamin A
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Vitamin A: Vitamin A, Aquasol A
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Vitamin B3(Nicotinic Acid): LO Risc
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nicotinic acid / Niacin: Nicoglow
Obitrol with Vitamin D3
SERIOUS
Obitrol with Vitamin C
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Vitamin C: Limcor
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Vit D3 Cholecalciferol: Starus D3, D3 Sword, Caqpro, Xtraa D
Obitrol with Chlorpropamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpropamide: Diabinese
Obitrol with Glipizide
SERIOUS
Obitrol with Acarbose
SERIOUS
Obitrol with Nateglinide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Obitrol with Niacinamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Niacinamide: Nicovit
Obitrol with hydroxocobalamin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition hydroxocobalamin: Trineurosol HP
Obitrol with Benfotiamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benfotiamine: Topnerve B, Benzorg
Obitrol with Vitamin K
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Vitamin K: Neo K, K Nat
Obitrol with Insulin Lispro
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Insulin Lispro: Humalog
Obitrol with Insulin Glulisine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Insulin Glulisine: Apidra
Obitrol with Alfacalcidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Alfacalcidol: Alpha D3
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz
Obitrol with Biotin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Biotin: Biorek

Substitutes for Obitrol Tablet

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