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XENICAL 120 MG CAPSULE

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Composition FOR XENICAL

Orlistat(120 mg)

food interaction for XENICAL

alcohol interaction for XENICAL

pregnancy interaction for XENICAL

lactation interaction for XENICAL

medicine interaction for XENICAL

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alcohol
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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Xenical 120 mg capsule at a fixed time.
Avoid Xenical 120 mg capsule 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.
Xenical 120 mg capsule is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE
Xenical 120 mg capsule is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE
  • SERIOUS INTERACTION
    GLI 2 MG TABLET, APIDRA 100 IU CARTRIDGE, HUMALOG 100IU CARTRIDGE 3ML & 7 more
  • SALT INFORMATION FOR XENICAL

    Orlistat(120 mg)

    Uses

    Xenical 120 mg capsule is used in obesity

    How it works

    Xenical 120 mg capsule inhibits enzymes responsible for the breakdown of fats in the intestine. As a result, Xenical 120 mg capsule 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

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR XENICAL 120 MG CAPSULE

    Patients taking XENICAL 120 MG CAPSULE

    • 50%
      Thrice A Day
    • 31%
      Once A Day
    • 19%
      Twice A Day

    SUBSTITUTES FOR XENICAL

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    • REESHAPE 120MG CAPSULE
      (10 capsules in strip)
      Meyer Organics Pvt Ltd
      Rs. 46.40/capsule
      Capsule
      Rs. 464
      save 12% more per capsule
    • LIPOCUT 120 MG CAPSULE
      (10 capsules in strip)
      Lupin Ltd
      Rs. 44.95/capsule
      Capsule
      Rs. 449.50
      save 15% more per capsule
    • ORLICA 120 MG CAPSULE
      (10 capsules in strip)
      Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 46.10/capsule
      Capsule
      Rs. 461
      save 13% more per capsule
    • OBELIT 120 MG CAPSULE
      (10 capsules in strip)
      Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 52.30/capsule
      Capsule
      Rs. 523
      save 1% more per capsule
    • O STAT 120 MG CAPSULE
      (10 capsules in strip)
      Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      Rs. 33.50/capsule
      Capsule
      Rs. 335
      save 37% more per capsule

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    Expert advice FOR XENICAL

    • 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 XENICAL

    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)