Active ingredients: orlistat
What it is used for
Prolistat is indicated for the treatment of obese patients with a body mass index (BMI) ? 30, and overweight patients with a BMI ? 27 in the presence of other risk factors, in conjunction with a mildly hypocaloric diet.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Store in Original Container
- Protect from Moisture
- Protect from Light
- Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.
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.
Hard gelatin, blue capsules; content is white powder or slightly compacted agglomerates; size of capsules – No 1
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacy without prescription. It is
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