OStat 120mg Capsule Description
Ostat 120mg Capsule is an antiobesity preparations that helps in reducing the weight of obese patients. Take this medicine with each meal containing fat. Proper diet and exercise are necessary to control weight. Multivitamins are recommended while taking this preparation.
How To Ostat 120mg Work?
O-Stat 120mg Capsule is a lipase inhibitor. It works in the stomach and small intestine by blocking the absorption of fat from food by blocking enzymes responsible for the breakdown of fat.
What is Ostat 120mg Capsule?
O-Stat 120Mg Capsule helps to prevent the absorption of some of the fats that we eat by the body. Primarily prescribed for weight loss or to keep off the already lost pounds from getting back, O-Stat 120Mg Capsule must be coupled with a healthy low calorie diet for optimal benefits. Also, the usage of this drug is restricted to adults only.
Remember that losing weight isn’t exactly encouraged during pregnancy, even if one is overweight to the point of being obese. If you are suffering from conditions such as chronic mal-absorption of nutrients and other gallbladder related issues, then the usage of O-Stat 120Mg Capsule is strictly advised against.
Certain conditions can make taking this drug a little tricky; these include an underactive thyroid gland (hypothyroidism), problems of the gallbladder, Diabetes (type 1/tytpe2), pancreatitis, liver disorders, eating disorders or if you’ve been using over-the-counter or prescription medications for weight loss.
Note here that O-Stat 120Mg Capsule isn’t recommended for somebody who is still an adolescent. This drug can be a good element of the total treatment program when combined with certain lifestyle changes such as ditching unhealthy foods, sticking to a consistent exercise regimen and effectively controlling weight.
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember unless it is more than 1 hour after the high-fat meal. Skip the missed dose If it’s almost time for your next dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
How To Take Ostat 120mg Capsule?
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. O-Stat 120mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Avoid O-Stat 120mg Capsule with high-fat meals such as olive oil, nuts & seeds (Brazil nuts), dark chocolate, butter and meat.
Side Effects of Ostat 120mg
- Abdominal pain,
- Fat in stool ,
- Bowel incontinence,
- Flatus with discharge,
- Oily spotting,
- Abdominal cramp,
- Soft stools.
Warning of Ostat 120mg Capsule
Pregnancy – This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.
Breast-feeding – This medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding women.
Gastrointestinal effects – This medicine may increase the gastrointestinal adverse effects if taken with the meal that contains more than 30% total daily calories from fat (more than 67 g of fat).
Impaired kidney function – This medicine may increase the levels of urinary oxalate in patients and may cause nephrolithiasis and oxalate nephropathy with renal failure. It should be used with caution in patients with the history of kidney impairment. Monitoring of kidney function is necessary.
Uses of Ostat 120mg
O-Stat 120mg Capsule is used in obesity. It should be taken along with a low-calorie diet.
O Stat Capsule is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
- Reduce weight in high cholesterol
- Stop weight gain
- Reduce weight in diabetes
- Reduce weight in high blood pressure patients
- Reduce weight in heart disease
- Stat Capsule may also be used for purposes not listed here.
Storage of Ostat 120mg
Keep out of the reach and sight of children Blister packs Do not use Orlistat after the expiry date stated on the carton. Do not store above 25C.Store in the original package in order to protect from moisture. Glass bottles Do not use Ostat after the expiry date stated on the bottle.
Do not store above 30C.Keep container tightly closed in order to protect from moisture. Medicines should not be disposed via wastewater or household waste.
Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.