Orlistat 120mg



Orlistat is a drug designed to treat obesity. Please it is prescription free (without) with us.



Description of Orlistat 120mg
Orlistat 120mg is a drug designed to treat obesity. Its primary function is preventing the absorption of fats from the human diet, thereby reducing caloric intake. Orlistat works by inhibiting pancreatic lipase, an enzyme that breaks down triglycerides in the intestine. Without this enzyme, triglycerides from the diet are prevented from being hydrolyzed into absorbable free fatty acids and are excreted undigested.

Uses of Orlistat 120mg
It is used by certain overweight people, such as those who are obese or have weight-related medical problems. Taking orlistat 120mg can also help keep you from gaining back weight you have lost. Losing weight and keeping it off can lessen the many health risks that come with obesity, including heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, and a shorter life.

Dosage of Orlistat 120mg
Prescription strength:
120 mg orally 3 times a day with each main meal containing fat

60 mg orally 3 times a day with each main meal containing fat

Usual Pediatric Dose for Obesity
12 years or older:
Prescription strength:
120 mg orally 3 times a day with each main meal containing fat

How to use Orlistat 120mg Capsule
Take this medication as directed by your doctor, by mouth with liquid sometime during each meal that contains fat or within 1 hour after the meal, usually 3 times daily. If you miss a meal or your meal contains no fat, skip that dose of the medication. To decrease the chance of unpleasant side effects, it is very important that no more than 30% of the calories in your diet come from fat. Your daily intake of fat, protein, and carbohydrates should be evenly spread over 3 main meals.

Side Effects of Orlistat 120mg
Commonly reported side effects of orlistat include:
Oily spotting on underwear or on clothing
Gas with oily spotting
Urgent need to have a bowel movement
Loose stools
Oily or fatty stools
Increased number of bowel movements
Difficulty controlling bowel movements
Pain or discomfort in the rectum (bottom)
Stomach pain
Irregular menstrual periods

Stop taking Orlistat 120mg and tell your doctor right away if any of these rare but serious side effects occur:
Symptoms of liver disease (such as persistent nausea/vomiting, severe stomach/abdominal pain, dark urine, yellowing eyes/skin), Symptoms of kidney stones (such as back pain, pain when urinating, pink/bloody urine).


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