Obelit 120mg (Orlistat Tablet)
Obelit 120mg contains Orlistat as active ingredient. It is an anti-obesity drug and prescribed to people who are suffering from obesity or overweight problem. It works by interfering the enzyme`s functionality and molecules present in the gut wall. They are responsible for absorption of fat. This is highly potent medicine for controlling the weight related problems as it keep in check and blocks almost one by third of the fat absorption.
What is Obelit 120mg used for?
Obelit 120mg used for weight loss and in combination along with low calorie diet, exercise, management of weight to reduce and control obesity in people who are vulnerable to high cholesterol, triglycerides or hypertension.
How does Obelit 120mg work?
Obelit 120mg works by blocking few portion of the fat that is absorbed and thereby reduce the fat intake from being absorbed by your body.
What are the side effects of Obelit 120mg?
Obelit 120mg has few side effects as like other medications and side effects occur if taken higher doses.
The common side effects when taking Obelit 120mg are:
- Rectal pain
- Nausea feeling
- Overall weakness
- Loss of appetite
- Clay colour stools
Call your physician or take immediate medical help if any of these above mentioned symptoms persist longer.
What medications interact with Obelit 120mg?
Always inform your physician about the drugs you are taking till date. Provide full list of prescription or non prescription drugs and any other disease conditions. This way, your physician is able to decide and give you the list of medicine and other things that may interact with Obelit 120mg.
When should Obelit 120mg not be used?
Obelit 120mg should be avoided if:
- If you are pregnant or breastfeeding
- If you consume alcohol along with this drug as it may have negative interaction
- Avoid taking excess of fat containing food products, as it may hinder the effectiveness of this drug
How long should you use Obelit 120mg?
Keep using Obelit 120mg, even if you start feeling better. Do not stop taking this medication without checking with your physician even if you feel better. Always remember that the medication works as a controlling agent, not a cure.
Missed dose of Obelit 120mg
If you have missed a dose of Obelit 120mg take it as soon as you remember. If it is time to take the next dose is near, please skip the missed dose and take your upcoming dose as prescribed by your physician. Avoid intake of two doses at the same time to compensate the missed dose
How should Obelit 120mg be stored?
- Store Obelit 120mg at room temperature
- Keep it in a dry place away from direct light and heat
- Keep all your medicines out of the reach of children and pets