Troslim

Troslim

orlistat

Manufacturer:

Tropica Mas Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Orlistat
Indications/Uses
Mild low-calorie diets for obese patients w/ BMI ≥30 kg/m2 or those overwt w/ BMI ≥28 kg/m2 w/ risk factors.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult 120 mg daily.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Take immediately before or during or up to 1 hr after each main meal. If a meal is missed or contains no fat, the dose may be omitted.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Chronic malabsorption syndrome, cholestasis. Lactation.
Special Precautions
Patients w/ type 2 diabetes. Reduce dose of hypoglycemic drugs eg, sulfonylurea (orlistat induces wt loss in line w/ increased metabolic control). Pregnancy.
Adverse Reactions
Oily/fatty stools, farts w/ bowel movements, fecal urgency, increased bowel movements & liqd stools.
Drug Interactions
Increased pravastatin bioavailability & fat-reducing effects. Decreased vit D, E & β-carotene absorption.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
A08AB01 - orlistat ; Belongs to the class of peripherally acting antiobesity products.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Troslim cap 120 mg
Packing/Price
5 × 6's
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