The Brand Name LIPOPHAGE Has Generic Salt :: ORLISTAT
LIPOPHAGE Is From Company Franco I. Priced :: Rs. 1900
LIPOPHAGE have ORLISTAT is comes under Sub class Anti Obesity Drugs of Main Class Endocrine,Steroid Hormones , Metabolic System
Main Medicine Class:: Endocrine,Steroid Hormones , Metabolic System Sub Medicine Class :: Anti Obesity Drugs
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Indications for Drugs ::
Drug Dose ::
Adult: PO 120 mg 3 times/day with each main meal. (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 omitted).
Chronic malabsorption syndrome. Cholestasis. Lactation
Drug Precautions ::
Distribute daily intake of fat over 3 main meals. Fat-soluble vitamins supplements may be required during long-term therapy. Discontinue use if 5% body wt loss is not achieved during the first 12 wk. History of hyperoxaluria or calcium oxalate nephrolithiasis. DM. Pregnancy.
Drug Side Effects ::
Faecal urgency and incontinence, flatulence, fatty stools or discharge, increased defecation; headache, anxiety, fatigue, menstrual irregularities; abdominal pain/discomfort. Potentially Fatal: Anaphylaxis; angioedema.
Pregnancy category ::
Drug Mode of Action ::
Orlistat is a reversible gastric and pancreatic lipase inhibitor. It exerts antiobesity effects by limiting the absorption of dietary fats through inhibition of triglyceride hydrolysis. It does not exert appetite suppressant effects.
Drug Interactions ::
May decrease absorption of oral fat-soluble vitamins, amiodarone, propafenone. May decrease plasma levels of ciclosporin. May alter the effects of warfarin (monitor INR). May elevate plasma levels of pravastatin.