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Zerofat 60 mg Capsule

Mankind Pharma Ltd

Composition for Zerofat 60 mg Capsule

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Zerofat 60 mg Capsule

Potentiallyunsafewith
Pregnancy
DISCONTINUED
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Medicine Overview of Zerofat Capsule

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

Side Effects of Zerofat are 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.

In Depth Information on Zerofat Capsule

Expert advice for Zerofat Capsule

  • 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.
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Zerofat Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Zerofat Capsule
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.

Patient Concerns

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Frequently asked questions about Zerofat Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Orlistat

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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Zerofat with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Zerofat with Repaglinide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Repaglinide: Ripadep, Lunch ON, Page, Repage, Eurepa, Rapilin, Repa, Novonorm, Repide
Zerofat with Niacinamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Niacinamide: Nicovit
Zerofat with Chlorpropamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorpropamide: Diabinese
Zerofat with Vitamin C
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Vitamin C: Limcor
Zerofat with Vitamin A
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Vitamin A: Vitamin A, Aquasol A
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Acenocoumarol / Nicoumalone: Acethromb, Nicoz
Zerofat with Glipizide
SERIOUS
Zerofat with hydroxocobalamin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition hydroxocobalamin: Trineurosol HP
Zerofat with Sitagliptin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sitagliptin: Januvia, Istavel
Zerofat with Benfotiamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benfotiamine: Topnerve B, Benzorg
Zerofat with Biotin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Biotin: Biorek
Zerofat with Tolbutamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tolbutamide: Told, Rastinon
Zerofat with Acarbose
SERIOUS
Zerofat with Vitamin K
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Vitamin K: Neo K, K Nat
Zerofat with Phenindione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenindione: Dindevan
Zerofat with Insulin Lispro
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Insulin Lispro: Humalog
Zerofat with Nateglinide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nateglinide: Natiz, Glinate, Natelide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nicotinic acid / Niacin: Nicoglow
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Vit D3 Cholecalciferol: Starus D3, D3 Sword, Caqpro, Xtraa D
Zerofat with Insulin Glulisine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Insulin Glulisine: Apidra
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Thiamine(Vitamin B1): Amintoz
Zerofat with Menadione
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Menadione: Tito-K, Vitamik, Kneon
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Vitamin B3(Nicotinic Acid): LO Risc
Zerofat with Vitamin D3
SERIOUS

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