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REESHAPE 120MG CAPSULE

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Composition for REESHAPE

Orlistat(120 mg)

Drug interaction for REESHAPE

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No relation with food but take it at a consistent time daily with respect to food. Avoid with high fat meals like olive oil, nuts & seeds (brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat
UNSAFE
No data available for interaction with alcohol
Unsafe during pregnancy. Consult your doctor.
UNSAFE
Safe during breast feeding. Consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for REESHAPE

Orlistat(120 mg)

Uses

Reeshape 120mg capsule is used for weight loss along with an exercise and diet regimen. It is also prescribed by doctors to overweight people who may be suffering from high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes and heart patients. It is also used to stop weight gain after weight reduction.

How it works

Reeshape 120mg capsule belongs to a class of medication called lipase inhibitors. This prevents absorption of some fat (present in our food) from the intestines. This fat is then removed from the body in stools thus reducing weight gain.

Common side effects

Allergic reaction, Back pain, Body ache, Difficulty in controlling bowel movements, Light colored stools, Dark colored urine, Diarrhoea, Fever, Anxiety, Headache, Irregular menstrual cycle, Jaundice, Ankle swelling, Limb swelling, Nausea, Rectal pain, Rectal discomfort, Sticky stools, Stomach pain, Stomach pain / epigastric pain, Vomiting, Weakness, Yellow discoloration of skin

SUBSTITUTES for REESHAPE

21 Substitutes
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  • LIPOCUT 120 MG CAPSULE
    (10 capsules in strip)
    Lupin Ltd
    Rs. 44.95/capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 449.50
    pay 3% more per capsule
  • ORLICA 120 MG CAPSULE
    (10 capsules in strip)
    Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 46.10/capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 461
    pay 6% more per capsule
  • OBELIT 120 MG CAPSULE
    (10 capsules in strip)
    Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 48/capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 480
    pay 10% more per capsule
  • O STAT 120 MG CAPSULE
    (10 capsules in strip)
    Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 31.16/capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 311.59
    save 28% more per capsule
  • OLISAT 120 MG CAPSULE
    (10 capsules in strip)
    Biocon
    Rs. 38/capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 380
    save 13% more per capsule

Expert advice for REESHAPE

  • 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 REESHAPE

Orlistat

Q. Is Orlistat available in India/U.S./ Canada and Australia?
Orlistat is available in India with the brand names Orlean, Vyfat, Lipocut, Olistat, Obelit, Orlica, Reeshape, Xenical and Zerofat. It is available in U.S. under the brand name Alli or Xenical. It is available in Canada and Australia as Xenical.

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. 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.

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.

Q. Should Orlistat be taken by pregnant women?
Orlistat should not be taken by pregnant women or women who are breast feeding.

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Content on this page was last updated on 06 April, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)