Zerofat 60 mg Capsule

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Overview

Uses of Zerofat Capsule

Zerofat 60 mg Capsule is used in obesity. It should be taken along with a low-calorie diet.

Zerofat Capsule side effects

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

How to use Zerofat 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. Zerofat 60 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid Zerofat 60 mg Capsule with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.

How Zerofat Capsule works

Zerofat 60 mg 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.

Zerofat Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Zerofat 60 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Zerofat 60 mg Capsule 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.
Driving
SAFE
Zerofat 60 mg Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Zerofat 60 mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Zerofat 60 mg 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
Zerofat 60 mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Zerofat 60 mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • Safe for long-term use. If taken along with a calorie restricted diet, Zerofat 60 mg Capsule 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 Zerofat 60 mg Capsule.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Zerofat with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Tito-K
SERIOUS
Brand(s): D3 Sword
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Glunase
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Exeed, Metcalf, Estimet
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Euroglip, Pridex MG, Glimpee
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Topnerve B
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Ultra D3, KLM-D3
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Tensorin, Zeptin, Tenefron
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diabic, Glicla, Glywin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Diadose
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Zerofat

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Can I use zerofat A tablets for weight loss? Can you suggest me another one useful for weight loss
Dr. Shikha Mishra
Dietician
No need to take medicineeat 6-7 meals per day, which consist fruits, nuts, buttermilk,sprouts,idly,curd eggs,sprouts homecooked food. Drink 3-4 litters of water limit your sugar consumption to 2 spoon per day. Be active whole day for personalized diet chart write to me on shikhamishra.nutrition@gmail.com do minimum 45 min exercise everyday like yoga, cardio
Overweight iam and need to reduce
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
To assist you in weight loss:- ~Decrease over all calorie intake. ~Eat a high-protein breakfast which should include egg whites, milk, soya, roasted channa, almonds, walnuts(soaked overnight). ~Try to avoid intake of sugary foods or refined carbohydrates. ~Take high fibre diet like whole grains instead viz whole wheat floor, bread pasta etc ~Drink plenty of water & eat salads before eating meal. ~Never skip any meal. ~Rather than having 3 large meals a day, eat in small quantities at regular intervals every 4 hours. ~Don't consume saturated fat like ghee, butter, red meat etc. ~Use less oil in cooking, and preferably use olive or sunflower oil. ~Do moderate exercise daily like brisk walking for 1-2 km. ~Among beverages, Start your day with glass of warm water with one lemon and a tsf of honey. ~You can take green tea 2 hours after lunch and dinner. ~Use skimmed double toned milk for consumption. ~Among fruits, take fruits which have low glycemic index like cherries,dried apricots, pears, apple, oranges, strawberries, pomegranates, papaya, plums etc ~To set your metabolism right, take a multivitamin like tab supradyn once daily. Cap Zerofat A once daily for 2 months. https://www.1mg.com/otc/zerofat-a-capsule-otc143591Also consider the following Do's n Don't's Hope it helps
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FAQs

Q. Is Zerofat available in India?
Zerofat is available in India with the brand names Orlean, Vyfat, Lipocut, Olistat, Obelit, Orlica, Reeshape, Xenical and Zerofat
Q. Is Zerofat safe and effective?
Zerofat is safe and effective if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Zerofat available without prescription?
Zerofat 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 Zerofat?
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 Zerofat burn existing fat or reduce appetite?
Zerofat prevents absorption of fat from the food in the intestine. It does not burn fat. Zerofat may cause reduction of appetite
Q. Does Zerofat affect the liver or cause cancer?
No studies of Zerofat affecting the liver or causing cancer have been reported.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 12th Apr 2018.
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