Orlistat is a medicine which is used in obesity. Orlistat ingredient capsule is used in the treatment of obesity. it prevents body from fascinating the fat from the food you eat. By plummeting the amount of fat which is absorbed, it can help you to lose weight more easily.
Use of Orlistat Capsules
Many things can have an effect on the dose of medication that a person needs, such as body weight, other medical conditions, and other medications. If your doctor has recommended a dose different from the ones listed here, do not change the way that you are taking the medication without consulting your doctor.
It is important to take this medication exactly as prescribed by your doctor. If you miss a dose, it can be taken up to 1 hour after a meal and still be effective. However, if it is greater than an hour when you remember, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed one. If you are not sure what to do after missing a dose, contact your doctor or pharmacist for advice.
The recommended adult dose is Orlistat 120mg three times daily with each main meal (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) or up to 1 hour after the meal. If you occasionally miss a meal or the meal does not contain fat, do not take the dose of Orlistat. Swallow the capsule whole with some water.
Generic orlistat 120mg is known as Xenical and it should be taken with a mildly reduced-calorie diet that contains no more than 30% of calories from fat, as recommended by your doctor, dietitian, or other health care professional.
Store this medication at room temperature in the original package, protect it from moisture, and keep it away from heat and out of the reach of children.