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Composition FOR ORLIMAC

Orlistat(120 mg)

food interaction for ORLIMAC

alcohol interaction for ORLIMAC

pregnancy interaction for ORLIMAC

lactation interaction for ORLIMAC

medicine interaction for ORLIMAC

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Orlimac 120 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Avoid Orlimac 120 mg tablet 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.
Orlimac 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.
UNSAFE
Orlimac 120 mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR ORLIMAC

    Orlistat(120 mg)

    Uses

    Orlimac 120 mg tablet is used in obesity

    How it works

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

    Common side effects

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

    SUBSTITUTES FOR ORLIMAC

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      Rs. 25/tablet
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      Rs. 250
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    • OBITROL 120 MG TABLET
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      Micro Labs Ltd
      Rs. 45/tablet
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      Rs. 450
      pay 31% more per tablet
    • ORLIP X 120 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Precia Pharma
      Rs. 42.35/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 423.50
      pay 23% more per tablet
    • ORLISIS 120 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Tycoon Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      Rs. 28.90/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 289
      save 16% more per tablet
    • ULTISLIM 120 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Akumentis Healthcare Ltd
      Rs. 38.90/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 389
      pay 13% more per tablet

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    Expert advice FOR ORLIMAC

    • 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 ORLIMAC

    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

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    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 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)