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Consuming alcohol with Olistat 120 does not cause any harmful side effects.
Olistat 120 is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor's advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful ... View More
Olistat 120 is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is no... View More
Olistat 120 does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Olistat 120 is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Olistat 120 may not be need... View More
Olistat 120 is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Olistat 120 may not be neede... View More
Olistat 120 is a medicine used in the treatment of obesity. It helps the body in blocking the absorption of fats from the small intestines and stomach. ... View More
Uses of Olistat 120
Side effects of Olistat 120
- Abdominal pain
- Fat in stool
- Flatus with discharge
- Oily spotting
- Abdominal cramp
- Soft stools
How to use Olistat 120
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Do not chew, crush or break it. Olistat 120 may be taken with or without food, bu... View More
How Olistat 120 works
Olistat 120 is a lipase inhibitor. It works in the stomach and small intestine by blocking the absorption of fat from food by blocking enzymes responsib... View More
- Olistat 120 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 Olistat 120.
- 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... View More
Should be taken with food. Take immediately before or during or up to 1 hr after each main meal. If a meal is missed or contains no fat, the dose may be... View More
Oral Obesity Adult: Indicated in patients with pretreatment BMI >30 kg/m², or BMI >27 kg/m² in presence of other risk factors or diseases (eg, HTN,... View More
<12 years: Safety and efficacy not established
Chronic malabsorption syndrome. Cholestasis. Lactation
Mode of Action
Orlistat is a reversible gastric and pancreatic lipase inhibitor. It exerts antiobesity effects by limiting the absorption of dietary fats through inhib... View More
Patient w/ history of hyperoxaluria or Ca oxalate nephrolithiasis. Monitoring Parameters Monitor BMI, diet, LFT, serum glucose (in patient w/ DM), thryr... View More
1-10% Oily spotting (5%) Frequency Not Defined Faecal urgency and incontinence, flatulence, fatty stools or discharge, increased defecation; headac... View More
May decrease absorption of oral fat-soluble vitamins, amiodarone, propafenone. May decrease plasma levels of ciclosporin. May alter the effects of warfa... View More
Alternative brand for Olistat 120
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