Orlimax Capsule

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Knoll Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Orlimax 60mg Capsule

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₹45.0/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Orlimax Capsule

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Uses of Orlimax Capsule

Orlimax Capsule is used in obesity
It should be taken along with a low-calorie diet.
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Side effects of Orlimax Capsule

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 Orlimax Capsule

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 Orlimax Capsule at a fixed time.
Avoid Orlimax Capsule with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Orlimax Capsule works

Orlimax 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.

In Depth Information on Orlimax Capsule

Expert advice for Orlimax Capsule

  • Safe for long-term use. If taken along with a calorie restricted diet, Orlimax 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 Orlimax.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Orlimax Capsule
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Orlimax Capsule 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
Orlimax Capsule is safe to use during lactation. Human stud
ies 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
Orlimax Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Orlimax Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Orlimax 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.
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Liver
Orlimax Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with liv
er disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Orlimax Capsule 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, Januvia 100mg Tablet, K Glim 1mg Tablet, Dianorm 40mg Tablet
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Orlimax 60mg Capsule

Frequently asked questions for Orlistat

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