What is Xenical and for what it is used?
Xenical 120mg Capsules consists of a generic medicine known as Orlistat. Xenical 120mg capsules (Orlistat 120mg) are amongst the most consumed medicine by the population in worldwide to put a control on the day-by-day gaining weight by both men and women. Xenical 120mg capsules works best when consumed with a low-calorie diet and proper regular routine of exercise. The medicine not only puts down the weight but shields the body from other health risks associated obesity, such as heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and a shorter life. It also helps to lower the risk of regaining weight already lost.
How does Xenical 120mg capsules (Orlistat 120mg) exhibit its effect?
Orlistat is a dynamic module of the medicine Xenical 120mg, which shows its effect by inhibiting the working of crucial enzymes gastric and pancreatic lipases. Due to blockage of the functioning of these enzymes, the triglycerides from the foods are not hydrolyzed into absorbable free fatty acids, and these fats or triglycerides are excreted unchanged from the body.
What is the dosing schedule of Xenical 120mg capsules to put down extra weight?
Xenical 120mg is a capsule dosage form to be taken orally with sufficient amount of water. A user can take a single capsule of Xenical 120mg orally three times a day with each main meal containing fat. You can take it during the meal or within 1 hour of completing the meal. It should not be taken by children under 12 years of age. Don't take this capsule for more than six months.
Under what conditions the use of Xenical 120mg is contraindicated?
The use of Xenical 120mg capsules (Orlistat 120mg) is contraindicated under medical conditions like Pregnancy, Breastfeeding time, Chronic malabsorption syndrome, Cholestasis. Do not intake the capsule if you are Hypersensitive to Xenical 120mg or its other components.
What are the side effects associated with Xenical 120mg capsules (Orlistat 120mg)?
Use of Xenical 120mg capsules (Orlistat 120mg) may cause some side effects such as stomach pain, nausea, rectal pain, oily or fatty stools, vomiting, gas, and inability to control bowel movements.
What are the Precautions with the usage of Xenical 120mg capsules (Orlistat 120mg)?
- If you're a diabetic patient, then communicate your doctor before using Xenical 120mg capsules (Orlistat 120mg).
- If you're using cyclosporine after organ transplants, for severe rheumatoid arthritis and some severe skin conditions then don't use this medicine.
- Never use blood thinning agents, like Warfarin while using Xenical 120mg capsules (Orlistat 120mg).
- Always try to use this medicine along with food containing some amount of fats, otherwise, it does not work unless there is some fat in the meal.