Orlimac 120mg Tablet

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Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Composition for Orlimac 120mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Pregnancy
343.41
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Medicine Overview of Orlimac Tablet

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Uses of Orlimac Tablet

Orlimac 120mg Tablet is used in obesity.
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Side effects of Orlimac Tablet

Common

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

How Orlimac Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Orlimac Tablet

Expert advice for Orlimac Tablet

  • 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Orlimac 120mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Orlimac 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Orlimac 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.
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Driving
SAFE
Orlimac 120mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
Orlimac 120mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Orlimac 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.
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Liver
Orlimac 120mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients wit
h liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Orlimac 120mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Apidra 100IU Cartridge 3ml, Januvia 100mg Tablet, Inogla 20mg Tablet

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Orlimac 120mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Orlistat

Orlimac is available in India with the brand names Orlean, Vyfat, Lipocut, Olistat, Obelit, Orlica, Reeshape, Xenical and Zerofat
Orlimac is safe and effective if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Orlimac 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
Orlimac prevents absorption of fat from the food in the intestine. It does not burn fat. Orlimac may cause reduction of appetite
No studies of Orlimac affecting the liver or causing cancer have been reported.
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