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Vyfat (Orlistat) Drug Price and Information

Vyfat is a lipase inhibitor, prescribed for obesity in adults.  It works by blocking the digestion of fats from the diet.

Vyfat

  Capsule
Intas Pharmaceutical Ltd.
Generic : Orlistat
 385.00
120mg
10 Capsules
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    Drug information on Vyfat (Orlistat) from Intas Pharmaceutical Ltd.

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    Drug Name : Orlistat

    Orlistat(Alli) generic Vyfat 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 Vyfat may be prescribed


    Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

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

    Side effects of Vyfat

    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.

    How to use Vyfat?

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

    When Should Vyfat not be taken? (Contraindications)

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

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    Warnings and Precautions for Vyfat

    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 Vyfat

    Avoid excess dosage.

    Storage Conditions for Vyfat

    Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container.



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