Vyfat 120 Mg
Vyfat 120 MG Capsule is an antiobesity preparations that helps in reducing the weight of obese patients. Take this medicine with each meal containing fat.
Description Of Vyfat 120mg
Vyfat 120 MG 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.
Vyfat 120mg Chemical Name
- Orlistat (120mg)
Vyfat 120mg Manufacturer
- Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Uses of Vyfat 120mg
What is Vyfat 120mg?
Vyfat Capsule is used for Stop weight gain, Reduce weight in high cholesterol, Reduce weight in high blood pressure patients, Reduce weight in diabetes, Reduce weight in heart disease and other conditions. Vyfat Capsule may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Vyfat Capsule contains Orlistat as an active ingredient.
Vyfat Capsule works by preventing absorption of fat from the intestines.
How Vyfat 120mg working
Vyfat 120 mg 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.
How is Vyfat 120mg used?
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. Vyfat Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Vyfat 120mg Indications
Take Vyfat 120 MG Capsule with the high-fat meal. Do not take this medicine if you skip the meal or if the meal contains no fat. Low-calorie, low-fat diet, and exercise are needed to control weight. Take multivitamins like A, D, E, K at bedtime prevent further complications.
Vyfat 120mg Dosage
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.
Contraindication Of Vyfat 120mg
- Antidiabetic medicines
Adverse effects Of Vyfat 120mg
- Oily spotting on undergarments
- Difficulty in controlling bowel movements
- Lower back pain
- Rectal pain or discomfort
- Urgent or increased number of bowel movements
- Body ache
- Swelling of feet or ankles
- Oily or fatty stools
Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of Vyfat 120mg
This medicine is not recommended for pregnant women.
This medicine is not recommended in breastfeeding women.
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.
Impaired liver function
This medicine may cause severe liver injury and which sometimes need liver transplantation.Monitoring of liver function parameters is necessary. Any symptoms of dark urine, light-colored stools, decreased appetite should be reported to the doctor.
Do not take if patient allergic to orlistat
Do not take in case of pregnancy and breastfeeding
Do not take with a high fat meal
Storage Conditions for Vyfat 120mg
Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.