Capsule (Orlistat 120mg)
|COUNTRY OF ORIGIN||India|
|PACKAGING||10 capsules in 1 strip|
|MANUFACTURER||Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd|
Orlica Capsule 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.
It should be taken along with food in the dose and duration as per prescription. It must be swallowed as a whole. It works best when it is used along with regular physical activity and a healthy diet. It should not be taken for a long term unless your doctor tells you to do so. For better efficacy of the medicine, fat-rich foods should be avoided along with the medicine.
Some of the common side effects of Orlica Capsule include the presence of fat in the stool, abdominal pain, and diarrhea. If any of the side effects bother you, tell your doctor without delay.
Pregnant and breastfeeding women must take this medicine only with a valid prescription. Inform your doctor before taking the medicine if you have any other medical conditions or are taking any other medications. This medicine should not be considered as a long-term treatment unless you are prescribed by your doctor.
SIDE EFFECTS :
Common side effects of Orlica
- Fat in stool
- Bowel incontinence
- Flatus with discharge
- Oily spotting
- Increased urge to pass bowels
- Oily evacuation
- Increased bowel movements
HOW TO USE ORLICA CAPSULE
Avoid Orlica Capsule with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.
HOW ORLICA CAPSULE WORKS
is a lipase inhibitor. It works in the stomach and small intestine by blocking the absorption of fat from food by blocking enzymes responsible for the breakdown of fat.
is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor’s advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.
is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
does not usually affect your ability to drive.
is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Orlica Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of this medicine may be associated with the formation of kidney stones in patients with underlying kidney disease.
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