How does it acts
XENICAL or Orlistat is an oral form of drug, which aids deal with obesity results reduction in the weight. It acts by averting the digestion and absorption of fat exists in the food. An existence of enzyme in the intestine known as lipase that forms mainly by the pancreases separates the fats of the food so that it could get captivated into the body. Xenical hinders the act of lipase & thereby thwarts the disintegration & absorption of fat. It is responsible to obstruct the absorption of the fat present in the food for around 25%. Further, the unabsorbed fat gets expelled in the stool as a form of waste product.
How to take this pill
One need to take the supplements under doctor’s supervision and as it has been recommended. Normally, you need to practice one capsule thrice in a day of 120mg. Well, the dosage varies as per the gender, age group and condition. Xenical ought to be taken 1 hour after or during the meal. In case if your meal is fats free you need not to exercise orlistat. You won’t get the condition mend soon if you take the supplements more than it recommended. Moreover, along with medication a patient must take nutritionally balanced & reduced calorie rich diet. Some of the dietary vitamins called (vitamins A, D, E and beta- carotene) gets bind with the fat, which fails to absorb & get move out in the stool with a higher amount of the fat. Thus, it has been recommended to take multivitamin along with orlistat to ensure a sufficient amount of vitamins get exists in the body. This multivitamin supplements needs to be taken 2 hours before and several hours after the drugs intake (xenical). The medicine acts fabulously to reduce the weight gradually and prevent from overweight issue. Take the supplement with the help of normal water without breaking or crushing. Run the dose as and how it has been recommended. Follow the prescription of the doctor appropriately to get an outstanding response.
Precaution to be taken
Circumvent taking a foodstuff, which is rich in fats, limit your intake level. Try consuming a healthy diet. In case, if you are going under any other medication treatment discloses it to the doctor or maintain sufficient amount of gap. Let your physician know if in case you are pregnant or going under lactating phase; since, they decides whether you must take the medicine or not or whether taking xenical would be fine for your health & baby or not. Any other health issues if you are suffering from do reveal it to the doctor. Kindly stop taking alcohol and smoking; since, practicing any of the unhealthy and harmful habits leads to turn the medicine affect less and could form a barrier to reduce the weight. XENICAL needs to be practice only by obese people holding the body mass index (BMI) ≥ 30 kg/m² or ≥ 27 kg/m² along with existence of other risk factors such as hypertension, diabetes, etc.
Xenical must not be administered along with Cyclosporine, Levothyroxine, Warfarin, and Antiepileptic medication.
- Extreme pain in the lower back and oozing of blood in the urine;
- Drop in the urinating level or not at all urinating
- tiredness, perplexity, mood swing, extreme thirst;
- distension, dizziness, queasiness, vomiting
- Rapid heartbeats, itching, loss of appetite, flow of dark urination, clay color stools.
Do store the medicine in the moderate temperature absolutely away from the contact of moisture, heat, sunrays and small kids. Once it turns outdated dispose it at the safest place.