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Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's

Manufacturer

LAU-LAURESPHARMA

Pack Of

10 CapsuleS

In Stock

Product Details

About Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's

Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's belongs to the class of medication called anti-obesity drugs used to treat obesity and help in weight loss. Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's is to be used along with a low-calorie diet and regular physical exercise. Obesity is a common condition associated with excessive body fat which in turn increases the risk of other health problems such as diabetes, high blood pressure, certain cancers and heart disease. Intake of more calories than you burn by exercise or daily activities results in obesity.

Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's contains Orlistat that works in the small intestine and stomach and prevents the action of enzymes that breakdown fat which is absorbed by the body. Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's decreases the absorption of fat from the food you eat. Thus, fat passes through the gut and is excreted in the faeces, which makes the body unable to use fat as a source of energy or convert it into fat tissue. Thereby, Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's helps in weight loss.

Take Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's as prescribed by your doctor. You are advised to take Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's for as long as your doctor has prescribed it for you based on your medical condition. Some people may experience soft stools, sudden bowel motions, flatulence (gas) with or without oily spotting, oily or fatty stools, stomach pain, stool incontinence (involuntary leakage of stools), runny or liquid stools. Most of these side effects of Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist, please consult your doctor.

If you are allergic to Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. Avoid taking Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy as it may cause foetal harm. It is not known whether Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's is excreted in human milk. Therefore, please consult a doctor if you are breastfeeding women. Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's is not recommended for children below 18 years of age, as the safety and effectiveness were not established. You are advised to take multivitamin containing fat-soluble vitamins such as A, D, E and K at bedtime as Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's may reduce the absorption of certain vitamins in the body.

Uses of Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's

Obesity

Medicinal Benefits

Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's contains Orlistat, an anti-obesity drug used to treat obesity and help in weight loss. Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's works in the small intestine and stomach and prevents the action of enzymes that breakdown fat which is absorbed by the body. Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's decreases the absorption of fat from the food you eat. Thus, fat passes through the gut and is excreted in the faeces, making the body unable to use fat as a source of energy or convert it into fat tissue. Thereby, Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's helps in weight loss and reduces the risk of serious health problems.

Directions for Use

You can take Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's just before, during or up to 1 hour after meals as advised by your doctor. Swallow the capsule whole with a glass of water daily at the same time for effective results. Do not break, crush or chew it.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Soft stools
  • Sudden bowel motions
  • Flatulence (gas) with or without oily spotting
  • Oily or fatty stools
  • Stomach pain
  • Stool incontinence (involuntary leakage of stools)
  • Runny or liquid stools
  • Dark urine

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

If you are allergic to Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. If you have cholestasis (bile flow from the liver is blocked), chronic malabsorption syndrome, anorexia or bulimia (eating disorder), thyroid disorder, diabetes or kidney or liver problems, please consult a doctor before taking Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's. Avoid taking Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy as it may cause foetal harm. It is not known whether Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's is excreted in human milk. Therefore, please consult a doctor if you are breastfeeding women. Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's is not recommended for children below 18 years of age, as the safety and effectiveness were not established. Do regular exercise and maintain a low-fat and low-calorie diet along with Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's for effective results. If you get severe diarrhoea, the effectiveness of the oral contraceptive pill may reduce when taken with Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's. In such cases, use extra contraceptive methods to prevent pregnancy. You are advised to take multivitamin containing fat-soluble vitamins such as A, D, E and K at bedtime as Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's may reduce the absorption of certain vitamins in the body.

Safety Advice

  • Safety Warning

    Alcohol

    Interaction of Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's with alcohol is unknown. Please consult a doctor before consuming alcohol while using Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's.

  • Safety Warning

    Pregnancy

    Consult Your Doctor

    Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's is a Category X pregnancy drug and is considered unsafe for pregnant women as it may cause harm to the unborn baby. So, if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy, please inform your doctor before taking Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's.

  • Safety Warning

    Breast Feeding

    It is unknown whether Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's is excreted in human milk. Therefore, it is given to breastfeeding mothers only if the doctor thinks benefits are greater than risks.

  • Safety Warning

    Driving

    Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's usually does not affect your ability to drive or operate machinery.

  • Safety Warning

    Liver

    Take Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's with caution, especially if you have a history of Liver diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

  • Safety Warning

    Kidney

    Take Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's may cause kidney stones in patients suffering from chronic kidney disease. Please consult a doctor if you have kidney problems so that the dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Maintain a low-fat diet. Prefer skim milk and fat-free or low-fat dairy products.
  • Avoid red meat and include lean meat such as salmon and chicken.
  • Eat a healthy diet that includes fruits, vegetables, lean protein and whole grains.
  • Avoid fried foods, fast food, instant food, pasta, burger, noodles and cookies.
  • Limit your sugar intake as excess sugar is stored as fat in the body.
  • Do not skip meals for reducing weight but instead take balanced meals.
  • Do regular exercise such as swimming, cycling, walking or dancing for a minimum of 20 to 30 minutes every day.
  • Avoid alcohol consumption.

Special Advise

  • Certain blood tests are recommended while taking Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's to monitor kidney and liver functioning.
  • Regular monitoring of blood sugars is advised as Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's may effect the blood sugar levels.

Other Information (OBI0067)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - Jan-22

Patients Concern

Disease/Condition Glossary

Obesity: Obesity is a common condition associated with excessive body fat which in turn increases the risk of other health problems such as diabetes, high blood pressure, certain cancers and heart disease. Intake of more calories than you burn by exercise or daily activities results in obesity. Some common causes of obesity include insufficient sleep, growing older, pregnancy, genetics, hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid gland) or polycystic ovary syndrome (imbalance of female reproductive hormones). Proper diet and exercise are advised, along with medication to treat obesity.

FAQs

Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's contains Orlistat that works in the small intestine and stomach and inhibits the action of enzymes that breakdown fat which is absorbed by the body. Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's decreases the absorption of fat from the food you eat. Thus, fat passes through the gut and is excreted in the faeces, which makes the body unable to use fat as a source of energy or convert it into fat tissue. Thereby, Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's helps in weight loss.

You are not recommended to take Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's with ciclosporin (used for organ transplant rejections, severe rheumatoid arthritis) as it may reduce the effectiveness of ciclosporin. However, if you are supposed to take both the medicines, you are advised to take ciclosporin after 3 hours of taking Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's. However, please consult a doctor before taking Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's with any other medicines.

Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's may cause kidney stones in patients suffering from chronic kidney disease. Therefore, if you have any kidney problems, please inform your doctor before taking Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's.

Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's should be used with caution in diabetic patients as it may increase the risk of low blood sugar levels. Therefore, inform your doctor if you have diabetes before taking Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's so that the dose of antidiabetic medicine may be adjusted accordingly.

You are recommended to avoid high fat meals that includes butter, meat, dark chocolate, olive oil, nuts and seeds (brazil nuts) with Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's as it may increase the risk of adverse effects on stomach or intestines.

You are recommended to use Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's for as long as your doctor has prescribed it. However, avoid taking Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's for more than 6 months. If you do not notice weight loss after taking Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's for 12 weeks, please consult a doctor.

You are recommended to take multivitamin containing fat-soluble vitamins such as A, D, E and K at bedtime or at least 2 hours after taking Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's. Generally, Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's may reduce the absorption of certain vitamins in the body. Therefore, your doctor may advise you to take multivitamins.

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's

Manufacturer/Marketer address

B-1 Gangwal Park, Opp Pilwa Garden,Moti Doongri Road, Jaipur

Country Of Origin

INDIA

Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's

Obicut-120mg Capsule 10's

MRP: 470.00

Inclusive of all taxes

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