Xenical Oral Capsule 120Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Xenical: Oral capsule (120mg)

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Xenical 120mg Cap
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Xenical 120mg Cap
Roche Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: XENICAL 120 Roche 

What is this Medicine?

Orlistat (OR li stat) is used to help obese people lose weight and keep the weight off while eating a reduced-calorie diet. This medicine decreases the amount of fat that is absorbed from your diet.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : alli: Oral capsule (60mg)
CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Xenical: Oral capsule(120mg)
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*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Xenical 120mg Capsule

NDC: 000040257
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Obesity

Storage Information
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Xenical 120mg Capsule

Reported Side Effects for Xenical 120mg Capsule

Fecal Incontinence Incidence:
1.8-7.7%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Vaginal Infection Incidence:
2.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
More Bowel Movements Incidence:
2.6-10.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fecal Urgency Incidence:
2.8-22.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Swelling Incidence:
2.8%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
2.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Gallstones Incidence:
2.9%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
3.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Depression Incidence:
3.4%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Pain Incidence:
4.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
4.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Gas Incidence:
4.4-23.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
5.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
5.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Steatorrhea Incidence:
6.0-20.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Tired Incidence:
7.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
8.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Irregular Periods Incidence:
9.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Back Pain Incidence:
13.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
25.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
31.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Infection Incidence:
46.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

SECOND Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

THIRD Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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