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Reeshape 60 Capsule

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Overview

Introduction

Reeshape 60 Capsule is a medicine used in the treatment of obesity. It helps the body in blocking the absorption of fats from the small intestines and stomach.

Reeshape 60 Capsule should be taken along with food in the dose and duration as per prescription. It must be swallowed as a whole. It works best when it is used along with regular physical activity and healthy diet. It should not be taken for a long term unless your doctor tells you to do so. For better efficacy of the medicine, fat-rich foods should be avoided along with the medicine.

Some of the common side effects of Reeshape 60 Capsule include presence of fat in the stool, abdominal pain, and diarrhea. If any of the side effects bother you, tell your doctor without delay.

Pregnant and breastfeeding women must take this medicine only with a valid prescription. Inform your doctor before taking the medicine if you have any other medical conditions or are taking any other medications. This medicine should not be considered as a long-term treatment unless you are prescribed by your doctor.

Uses of Reeshape Capsule

Side effects of Reeshape Capsule

Common
  • Abdominal pain
  • Fat in stool
  • Flatus with discharge
  • Oily spotting
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal cramp
  • Flatulence
  • Soft stools

How to use Reeshape Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Reeshape 60 Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Reeshape 60 Capsule with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Reeshape Capsule works

Reeshape 60 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
SAFE
Consuming alcohol with Reeshape 60 Capsule does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pregnancy
UNSAFE
Reeshape 60 Capsule is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Reeshape 60 Capsule is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Reeshape 60 Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Reeshape 60 Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Reeshape 60 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.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Reeshape 60 Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Reeshape 60 Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • Reeshape 60 Capsule is used to aid weight loss in obese individuals.
  • It should be used along with regular physical activity and a healthy diet.
  • Take it during or up to 1 hour after each meal.
  • Skip your dose if you miss a meal or if your meal contains no fat.
  • A multivitamin supplement containing vitamins A, D, and K is recommended when taking Reeshape 60 Capsule.
  • It should not be taken for longer than six months. If you have been unable to lose weight after 12 weeks of taking this medicine, you should stop taking it and consult your doctor.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Reeshape with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diadose, Abacus, Disorb
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Altrom, Cenorol, Cgtrom
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Alpha D3, Vitalpha
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Topnerve B
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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I am obese, weight 100kg, want to take reeshape capsules 130mg, suggest ? It's 120mg. Not 130mg
Shikha Mishra
Dietetics/Nutrition
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How to face obesity, and decrease stomach
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
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FAQs

Q. How long can you stay on Reeshape?

It is not advised to take Reeshape for more than 6 months. Consult your doctor and stop the medication if you do not experience any weight reduction 12 weeks after starting your treatment with Reeshape.

Q. Who should not take Reeshape?

You should not take Reeshape if you are allergic to it, have difficulty absorbing food (chronic malabsorption syndrome), and have cholestasis (a condition where the flow of bile from the liver is blocked). Refrain from using Reeshape if you are taking cyclosporine medicine or blood thinners like warfarin. Along with that, avoid Reeshape if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Q. What kind of diet should I follow while on Reeshape?

You should stick to low-calorie low-fat diet while taking Reeshape. Having a high-fat meal with Reeshape might increase the chances of developing unpleasant side effects. Try to eat more vegetables and fruits, have small portions, eat regularly, and do not skip any meals.

Q. Can you drink alcohol on Reeshape?

Though alcohol does not interfere with the working of Reeshape, it is recommended that you cut on or avoid alcohol. Alcohol contains calories which will add to your weight. Hence, for effective weight reduction it is best to avoid alcohol.

Q. How quickly does Reeshape work?

Reeshape starts working quickly, within 24-48 hours of taking it. You may even notice fat in your stools. However, it may take about a week or two to show effective weight reduction, which will vary from person to person.

Q. Is it important to follow an exercise program while taking Reeshape?

Yes, exercise may prove to be very helpful for the effective weight reduction and maintenance of reduced weight. An exercise program and low-calorie intake will help maintain your weight even after discontinuation of the medicine.

Q. How does Reeshape help with weight loss?

Reeshape belongs to a class of medicines known as lipase inhibitors. It targets the fat that you eat. It prevents about 25% of fat in your meals from being absorbed. This unabsorbed fat will get passed in stools and get removed from the body.

Q. How should I take Reeshape?

Take Reeshape three times a day and swallow the capsule whole with water. Take it just before, during, or up to one hour after meals. The meal should be well balanced and should include low calorie ingredients. Do not take Reeshape if you miss a meal or your meal does not contain fat, as it will not work in the absence of fat.

Q. How much weight can you lose in a week with Reeshape?

You should set a realistic goal of weight reduction. Aim to reduce 5-10% of your starting weight. This weight loss process should be gradual and at a steady pace. You should try to reduce 0.5 kg of weight per week.

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