Orlimax 120mg Capsule
Orlimax 120mg Capsule

Orlimax 120mg Capsule

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Orlimax 120 MG Description

Orlimax capsules are an anti-obesity medication to help you lose weight. This medication is combined with physical exercise, behaviour change, and a low-calorie diet plan. The capsule consists of an a...
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ContainsOrlistat(120.0 Mg)
UsesObesity management in patients with body mass index (BMI) over 30 kg/m Prevention of weight gain after weight loss treatment
Side effectsHeadache Stomach pain Difficulty controlling bowel movements Anxiety Oily, fatty or loose stools
ClassificationANTI-OBESITY
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Uses of Orlimax 120 MG

  • Obesity management in patients with body mass index (BMI) over 30 kg/m
  • Treating obesity in patients with risk factors like hypertension, diabetes and dyslipidemias
  • Prevention of weight gain after weight loss treatment

Contraindications of Orlimax 120 MG

  • Pregnancy
  • Breastfeeding
  • Chronic malabsorption
  • Cholestasis (obstruction in the flow of bile juice from the liver to the small intestine)
  • Anorexia and bulimia
  • Severe renal impairment
  • Allergic to the ingredients of Orlimax capsules

Side effects of Orlimax 120 MG

  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Difficulty controlling bowel movements
  • Anxiety
  • Oily, fatty or loose stools
  • Gas with oily spotting

Precautions and Warnings of Orlimax 120 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Orlimax 120mg Capsule during pregnancy?
A:
Orlimax capsules are not recommended for use during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Orlimax 120mg Capsule while breastfeeding?
A:
Orlimax capsules are not recommended for use while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have administered Orlimax 120mg Capsule?
A:
If you experience any side effects of Orlimax capsules like headache and anxiety, please avoid driving or operating heavy machinery until these side effects go away.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol while using Orlimax 120mg capsule?
A:
Consumption of alcohol while taking Orlimax capsules may worsen some side effects like headache or anxiety. So, please tell your doctor if you have a habit of drinking alcohol regularly before starting the medicine. .

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are allergic to components of Orlimax 120mg capsule
  • You have had an organ transplant
  • You have an eating disorder such as anorexia nervosa or bulimia
  • You are pregnant
  • You are breastfeeding
  • You have chronic malabsorption
  • You have cholestasis (obstruction in the flow of bile juice from the liver to the small intestine)
  • You have severe renal impairment.

Mode of Action of Orlimax 120 MG

How Does It Work?

The primary objective of Orlistat in Orlimax capsules is to reduce the dietary fat absorption. It works by reversibly suppressing gastric and pancreatic lipases, the enzymes that aid in the breakdown ...
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Directions for Use of Orlimax 120 MG

Please take Orlimax capsules as directed by your doctor. The capsules must be swallowed whole with a glass of water.

Interactions of Orlimax 120 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Orlimax capsules may decrease the plasma levels of antiepileptic medications like valproate, vigabatrin, gabapentin and lamotrigine
  • Orlistat reduces the plasma concentration of Levothyroxine by binding with it in the gut
  • Orlistat reduces the absorption of cyclosporine
  • Orlistat, taken along with warfarin, results in prolonged prothrombin time and INR as it reduces the absorption of vitamin K
  • Orlistat may reduce the absorption of antiretroviral medication
  • Amiodarone absorption is reduced by orlistat

Storage and disposal of Orlimax 120 MG

Store away from light and moisture at room temperature. Store in a cool and dry place. Keep out of reach from children. Do not take medicine if it is past its date of expiry. Please do not throw away ...
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Dosage of Orlimax 120 MG

Overdose

If you take more Orlimax capsules than the prescribed dose, please rush to your nearest emergency department or a doctor's clinic. Please carry the medicine package to provide your doctor with the nec...
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Missed a Dose

If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember it. In case it is time for your next dose, and take the current dose. Do not take two doses at a time to make up for the missed dose.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: When will I be able to notice considerable weight loss?

A: Within two weeks of starting orlistat, you should notice some weight loss. However, contact your doctor if your illness does not improve or worsen.

Q: Can we use Orlimax 120mg Capsule in children?

A: Orlimax is not recommended for use in children below ten years.

Q: Can we take Orlimax 120mg capsule with food?

A: Please take Orlimax capsules as directed by your doctor.

Q: Can we use Orlimax 120mg capsule in treating obese patients with diabetes and hypertension?

A: Yes, Orlimax capsules can treat obese patients with diabetes and hypertension.
Product Details
Brand
ORLIMAX
Expires on or After
30/01/2024
Last Updated on: 15 Apr 2022 | 05:38 PM (IST)

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