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Drug information on Orlimac (Orlistat) from Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Orlimac

  Capsule
Macleods Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Generic : Orlistat
 356.82
120mg
10 Capsules

Drug Name : Orlistat

Orlistat(Alli) generic Orlimac is a lipase inhibitor, prescribed for obesity in adults. It works by blocking the digestion of fats from the diet.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Orlimac may be prescribed


Side effects of Orlimac

•   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 Orlimac?

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

When is Orlimac 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 Orlimac

• 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 Orlimac

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Orlimac

Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container.



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