Xenical 120mg Tablets (Orlistat 120mg Tablets) is specially prescribed to treat obesity and over-weight problem. Generic Orlistat is a foremost active component of Xenical 120mg Tablets and it classified under the class of Anti-obesity drugs.
Orlistat works by two different ways like-
By blocking unnecessary fat inside the body and also burn excessive calories of the body.
By blocking the enzymes, which splits fat into your diet.
Prescribed dose of Xenical Tablets (Orlistat 120mg Tablets)
The suggested dosage of Xenical is 120mg, three times a day. Xenical tablet should be consumed by the oral route with a glassful of water. This therapy should be always administered with proper food or after 1 hour of meal.
If you forget to take the dose of Xenical tablets then take it as soon you remember, but don’t take two tablets of Xenical at the same time.
Contraindications of Xenical 120mg Tablets (Orlistat 120mg Tablets)
Xenical tablet is not to be administered in certain medical conditions like hypersensitivity towards generic Orlistat, renal or hepatic dysfunction, pancreatitis, underactive thyroid condition, type-1 or type-2 diabetes, and gall bladder problem.
Drug Interacts with Xenical 120mg Tablets (Orlistat 120mg Tablets)
Insulin or oral Anti-diabetic drugs like Insulin, Glycoburide
Vitamin or mineral supplements
Blood thinners like Warfarin, Heparin, and Coumadin
Seizure treating medications like Phenytoin, Phenobarbital, and Carbamazepine
Adverse Effects of Xenical Tablets (Orlistat 120mg Tablets)
Detrimental symptoms of Xenical 120mg tablets include nausea, stomach distress, oily or fatty stool, stomach pain, rectal pain, gas, oily discharge, and oily spots in your undergarments.
Severe adverse effects of Xenical 120mg tablets are bloody urine, painful urination, kidney problem, liver problem, severe pain in lower back, and jaundice (yellowing of skin or eyes).
Safety Tips While Taking Xenical 120mg Tablets
Avoid high fat containing meals and fast food while taking Xenical tablets as it may give bad impacts on stomach or intestine.
Children under the age of 18 years are not eligible for the consumption of Xenical 120mg tablets.
Cyclosporine and Levothyroxine is strictly inadvisable after or before consumption of Xenical tablets (Orlistat 120mg Tablets).
Breastfeeding and pregnant ladies should not take Xenical 120mg tablets (Orlistat 120mg Tablets).
Cigarette Smoking and use of alcohol is strictly unwise with Xenical tablets.