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    Cetilistat

    Information about Cetilistat

    Cetilistat uses

    Cetilistat is used in obesity.

    How cetilistat works

    Cetilistat inhibits enzymes responsible for the breakdown of fats in the intestine. As a result, Cetilistat prevents the digestion and absorption of fats in the intestine.

    Common side effects of cetilistat

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

    Available Medicine for Cetilistat

    • ₹438
      Akumentis Healthcare Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹438
      Akumentis Healthcare Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹399
      Akumentis Healthcare Ltd
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Cetilistat

    • It is recommended that the capsule be taken 1 hour before or after or during the course of a main meal.
    • It is also recommended that exercise and low fat diet to be followed while taking this drug.
    • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding. 
    • It is important to inform the doctor of any other illness that you may have like diabetes or if you are taking other herbal or nutritional products.

    Frequently asked questions for Cetilistat

    Cetilistat

    Q. Is Cetilistat a steroid?
    No. Cetilistat is not a steroid
    Q. How does Cetilistat work?
    Cetilistat inhibits the activity of lipase, a lipolytic enzyme, secreted by the digestive tract and pancreas, and blocks the absorption of fat from the gut, resulting in reduced body weight.

    Content on this page was last updated on 20 September, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)