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Drug information on Zerofat (Orlistat) from Mankind Pharma Pvt. Ltd. (Discovery)

Zerofat

  Capsule
Mankind Pharma Pvt. Ltd. (Discovery)
Generic : Orlistat
 245.00
120mg
7Capsule
Zerofat is a lipase inhibitor, prescribed for obesity in adults.  It works by blocking the digestion of fats from the diet.

Medical Condition(s) for which Zerofat may be prescribed

Achondroplasia
Fatty Liver Disease: A Growing Health Problem in India
Obesity
Receding Gums

Side effects of Zerofat

   Gastrointestinal : Oily spotting, loose stools, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain and loss of appetite.

   Central Nervous System : Headache and anxiety.

   Miscellaneous : Irregular periods, dark colored urine, hives, rash, itching and difficulty in breathing.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult- PO- The recommended dose is 1 capsule (60-mg) with each meal containing fat.

How to use Zerofat?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food./

When is Zerofat not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with reduced gallbladder function, malabsorption, who are taking cyclosporine, underwent an organ transplant and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Zerofat

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of gallbladder, liver, pancreas, or thyroid problems, sugar, kidney stones, received an organ transplant, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It should not be used in children.

• Follow proper diet and exercise program as directed by your physician.

• It may affect blood sugar level; monitor sugar level regularly while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Zerofat

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions of Zerofat

Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container.



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