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Obitrol 120mg Tablet

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Composition for Obitrol 120mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Obitrol 120mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Obitrol Tablet

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Uses of Obitrol Tablet

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

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

How Obitrol Tablet works

Obitrol 120mg 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 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.
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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 120mg 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 120mg 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 120mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Obitrol 120mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Obitrol 120mg 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 120mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Obitrol 120mg 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

Obitrol is available in India with the brand names Orlean, Vyfat, Lipocut, Olistat, Obelit, Orlica, Reeshape, Xenical and Zerofat
Obitrol is safe and effective if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Obitrol 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
Obitrol prevents absorption of fat from the food in the intestine. It does not burn fat. Obitrol may cause reduction of appetite
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 Vitamin D3
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Vitamin D3: Mac D3, Gen-D3, Dvital, D-UP, D-Liq, Turbocal D3, D3 King, Vitanova, D3-Zen 60K, D3 Flow, NU D3, Vitaneo D3, Loy D3
Obitrol with Sitagliptin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel, Zita
Obitrol with Biotin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Biotin: Tricovit, Nutree, Biotin Forte
Obitrol with Vitamin K
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Vitamin K: Neo K, K Nat
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nicotinic acid / Niacin: Nicoglow
Obitrol with Acarbose
SERIOUS
Obitrol with Benfotiamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benfotiamine: Benzorg
Obitrol with Nateglinide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
Obitrol with Repaglinide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Repaglinide: Page, Repage, Eurepa, Rapilin, Repa, Novonorm, Repide
Obitrol with Citrus Bioflavonoid
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citrus Bioflavonoid: C.V.P.
Obitrol with Vitamin A
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Vitamin A: Aquasol A, Lycobold
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Vitamin B3(Nicotinic Acid): LO Risc
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz, Artiflo
Obitrol with Insulin Glulisine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Insulin Glulisine: Apidra, Apidra Solostar
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Thiamine(Vitamin B1): Tiam, Amintoz, Thiabion
Obitrol with Cyclosporine
SERIOUS
Obitrol with Chlorpropamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpropamide: Diabinese
Obitrol with Insulin Aspart
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Insulin Aspart: Novorapid
Obitrol with Tolbutamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Rastinon
Obitrol with hydroxocobalamin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition hydroxocobalamin: Trineurosol HP
Obitrol with Menadione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Menadione: Kneon
Obitrol with Saroglitazar
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Saroglitazar: Lipaglyn
Obitrol with Insulin Lispro
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Insulin Lispro: Humalog, Eglucent
Obitrol with Empagliflozin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Empagliflozin: Jardiance, Gibtulio
Obitrol with L-Methyl Folate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition L-Methyl Folate: Thf, Foliact, Doxfol, Tetrafol, Fortuite
Obitrol with Dulaglutide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dulaglutide: Trulicity
Obitrol with Niacinamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Niacinamide: Nicovit, Nia
Obitrol with Alfacalcidol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Alfacalcidol: Vitalpha C, Alpha D3, Alphadol

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