Information about Orlistat
Orlistat is used in obesity. It should be taken along with a low-calorie diet.
How Orlistat works
Orlistat 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.
Common side effects of Orlistat
Abdominal pain, Fat in stool , Bowel incontinence, Flatus with discharge, Oily spotting, Diarrhea, Abdominal cramp, Flatulence, Soft stools
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Expert advice for Orlistat
- Orlistat 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 Orlistat.
- 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.