REGIMAX 20 CAP

66.75 EGP

Each hard capsule contains 120 mg orlistat.

REGIMAX 20 CAP; orlistat, weight management .

ACTIVE-INGREDIENT OF REGIMAX 20 CAP

Each hard capsule contains 120 mg orlistat.

INDICATION OF REGIMAX 20 CAP

REGIMAX is indicated in conjunction with a mildly hypocaloric diet for the treatment of obese patients with a body mass index (BMI) greater or equal to 30 kg/m2, or overweight patients (BMI ≥ 28 kg/m2) with associated risk factors. Treatment with orlistat should be discontinued after 12 weeks if patients have been unable to lose at least 5 % of the body weight as measured at the start of therapy.

DOSAGE OF REGIMAX 20 CAP

Follow all directions given to you by your pharmacist or doctor carefully . They may differ from the information contained in this leaflet

Ask your pharmacist or doctor for help if you do not understand the instructions on the box .

The recommended dose is : –

Adults: The recommended dose of orlistat is one 120 mg capsule taken with water immediately before, during or up to one hour after each main meal. If a meal is missed or contains no fat, the dose of orlistat should be omitted. The patient should be on a nutritionally balanced, mildly hypocaloric diet that contains approximately 30 % of calories from fat. It is recommended that the diet should be rich in fruit and vegetables. The daily intake of fat, carbohydrate and protein should be distributed over three main meals. Doses of orlistat above 120 mg three times daily have not been shown to provide additional benefit. The effect of orlistat results in an increase in faecal fat as early as 24 to 48 hours after dosing. Upon discontinuation of therapy, faecal fat content usually returns to pre-treatment levels, within 48 to 72 hours. Special populations: The effect of orlistat in patients with hepatic and/or renal impairment, children and elderly patients has not been studied. There is no relevant indication for use of REGIMAX in children.

OVER-DOSAGE OF REGIMAX 20 CAP

Single doses of 800 mg orlistat and multiple doses of up to 400 mg three times daily for 15 days have been studied in normal weight and obese subjects without significant adverse findiings. In addition, doses of 240 mg tid have been administered to obese patients for 6 months. The majority of orlistat overdose cases received during post-marketing reported either no adverse events or adverse events or adverse events that are similar to those reported with recommended dose.

CONTRA-INDICATION OF REGIMAX 20 CAP

Hypersensitivity to the active substance or to any of the excipients. Chronic malabsorption syndrome. Cholestasis. Breast-feeding.

STORAGE OF REGIMAX 20 CAP

Store at temperature not exceeding 30 °C, in dry place. In the original package and keep the blister in the outer carton in order to protect from light and moisture.
PACK OF REGIMAX 20 CAP
Carton box containing 1,2,3 (AL/PVC) strips, each of 10 hard gelatin capsules + inner leaflet.
REGIMAX 20 CAP MANUFACTURED BY
Penta pharma Egypt Industrial zone-Abu Sultan-Ismailia.

https://www.drugs.com/dosage/orlistat.html

https://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-17220/orlistat-oral/details

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