Instructions for use of the drug "Xenical»


«Xenical" is prescribed in combination with a moderate low-calorie diet for long-term treatment of obesity or overweight patients who have a predisposition to the emergence of obesity.Also, it is prescribed to patients with diabetes mellitus type 2, obesity, or having overweight, along with drugs to lower blood sugar levels."Xenical" effective actions to control weight.The drug helps to regulate body weight, it supports new level and prevents re-gaining weight.Patients suffering from Type II diabetes, a drug is further improved compensation of carbohydrate metabolism. In children and adolescents younger than 18 years the effectiveness of "Xenical" is not installed.

One tablet "Xenical" contains 120 g of active substance cal
led orlistat.Adults are recommended to take one tablet of the drug three times a day.Medicine to take during each main meal."Xenical" you can drink no later than one hour after the meal.When skipping a meal or in the absence of fat in food preparation reception passed.

Increasing the dose of "Xenical" more than 360 mg per day does not enhance the therapeutic effect.In the elderly, in patients with impaired renal function, liver dose adjustment is required.Action "Xenical" starts 1-2 days after ingestion.After its cancellation the amount of fat in the stool after 2-3 days back to the level it was before the start of therapy.


Side effects "Xenical" contraindications to the drug



During treatment "Ksenialom" may cause the following side effects from the gastrointestinal tract: pain or discomfort in the abdomen, urging to stool, oily discharge from the rectumappearance of gases with a small amount of separated substances, increasing the number of bowel movements, diarrhea, and flatulence.Generally, the side effects of the drug occurs in the first 3 months of treatment.

frequency of side effects is increased in case of increasing the amount of fat in the diet, so the appearance of these symptoms should be used with a diet low in fat.Usually in this case, the recommended diet containing plenty of fruits and vegetables.Daily intake of proteins, fats and carbohydrates should be spread on three receptions. «Xenical" should not be administered during pregnancy and lactation, as there are no data on the clinical trials.

«Xenical" is contraindicated in stagnation of bile, chronic malabsorption syndrome, hypersensitivity to the drug contained in the capsule.