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Brand name: Alli TM

Active ingredients: orlistat

What it is used for

For weight loss in obese adults with a body mass index (BMI) >= 30, and overweight adults with a BMI >= 27 in the presence of other risk factors. The product should be used in conjunction with a mildly hypocaloric low fat diet.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Protect from Moisture
  • Protect from Heat
  • Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Two-piece gelatin shell with a pelleted capsule fill containing 60mg orlistat & gelatin band

Food interactions

For the active ingredient orlistat

  • Take with meals, or upto 1 hour after a meal. If patient misses a meal, or has a fat-free meal, he/she may skip the corresponding dose.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacy without prescription.It is Schedule 3 : Pharmacist Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient orlistat

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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