Active Ingredients: Orlistat
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Discussion Weight loss and thereby achieving better control of blood pressure have been described as beneficial effects associated with Orlistat 5.
Several studies have demonstrated the efficacy of Orlistat versus placebo in weight loss and its maintenance 2. It is shown that Orlistat with dietary interventions has beneficial effects on cardiovascular risk factors by decreasing LDL-levels, blood pressure and glucose.
These beneficial effects are increased with de combined use of L-carnitine primarily in diabetic patients 4. Several studies suggest that weight loss achieved with Orlistat delay the development of T 2 DM at least during the study period.
Nevertheless, it is unknown whether this finding is translated or not long-term clinical benefits 5.
Several clinical trials show a significant reduction in HbA 1 c in poorly controlled diabetic patients treated with Orlistat.
Nevertheless, they have failed to establish if the effect on HbA 1 c is independent of weight loss 2.
Orlistat interferes with the absortion of many other drugs such as warfarin, amiodarone, cyclosporine, thyroxine, fat-soluble vitamins, thyroxin, etc 6. Orlistat has several side effects due to enzyme inhibition: The most frequent and specific are gastrointestinal: oily spotting from the rectum, abdominal pain or discomfort, bloating with fecal discharge, fecal urgency, fatty or oily stools, loose stools and increased defecation.
Less common disorders are fecal incontinence and abdominal disruption 2. Other side effects have been described with lower incidence but clinically relevant: there are few reported cases of pancreatitis with and without elevated amylase, subacute liver failure, sever liver disease, cholestatic hepatitis, tubular necrosis secondary to oxalate nephropathy induced by Orlistat, myopathy and a case of hepatocelullar necrosis causing mass death running as rare idiosyncratic drug reaction 8 - 13.
To our knowledge, there are no reported cases of macrocytic anemia and thrombocytopenia due to Orlistat prior to this one. We will discuss the main of them: 4.
Doxycycline It is the safest tetracycline 14. Hematologic side effects of tetracyclines are rare 14. There have been described hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia, neutropenia and eosinophilia 14. The health and medical information provided here is for general purposes only and is not a substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, or other health care professional.
It should not be understood to indicate that the use of this medicine is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.
Do not take Xenical if you are allergic to orlistat, or if you have gallbladder problems, or chronic malabsorption syndrome an inability to absorb food and nutrients properly. Prescription orlistat Xenical should not be used by anyone age 12 to 18 without the advice of a doctor.
Xenical should be used only by the person it was prescribed or recommended for and should never be shared with another person, especially someone who has a history of eating disorder. To go on it orally, generally three times daily during or around one hour after each key dinner that contains fats.
You should take a multivitamin addition including DEB, vitamins a, Elizabeth, to provide a good source. In addition, must be received at least two hours before or after this treatment, taken by you, before you go, for example, sleep.
It is an anti-obesity drug, but does decisions based on the information contained in.