Composition and Active Ingredients
30 capsules / box
Aslene is a medication that contains the active ingredient Orlistat 120mg. It is available in a box containing 30 capsules. Aslene is primarily used for weight reduction in patients with high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, and heart disease. It can also be used to prevent weight gain.
The mechanism of action of Aslene involves preventing the absorption of fat from the intestines. This helps in reducing calorie intake and promoting weight loss.
Aslene is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
- Reduce weight in high blood pressure patients
- Reduce weight in high cholesterol
- Reduce weight in diabetes
- Reduce weight in heart disease
- Stop weight gain
Like any medication, Aslene may cause side effects. Some possible side effects include oily spotting on undergarments, difficulty in controlling bowel movements, lower back pain, rectal discomfort, nausea, vomiting, body ache, swelling of feet or ankles, oily or fatty stools, headache, dark urine, light-colored stools, stomach pain, yellowing of the skin, pain in the upper right part of the stomach, fever, gas, jaundice, irregular menstrual cycle, severe skin allergies, weakness, and fatigue.
It is important to consult your doctor before using Aslene. They will consider your current medications, allergies, pre-existing diseases, and overall health condition to determine if Aslene is suitable for you. It is essential to follow the dosage instructions provided by your doctor or printed on the product insert. If you experience any side effects or have concerns, it is important to consult your doctor.
There are certain precautions to keep in mind when using Aslene. It should not be taken if you are allergic to orlistat. It is also contraindicated in conditions such as cholestasis, chronic malabsorption syndrome, hyperoxaluria, nephrolithiasis, and during pregnancy. Additionally, it should not be taken with a high-fat meal.
Aslene may interact with other drugs and products, such as Cyclosporin A and Warfarin. It is important to inform your doctor about all the medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are taking to prevent any potential interactions.
Regarding safety during pregnancy and breastfeeding, Aslene is not considered safe for use in these situations. It is important to consult with your doctor for alternative options.
When it comes to driving or operating heavy machinery while using Aslene, it is advised to be cautious. If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension, or a headache as side effects, it may not be safe to engage in such activities. It is also recommended to avoid alcohol consumption as it can intensify the drowsiness side effects.
It is important to note that Aslene is not addictive or habit-forming. However, it is always best to follow your doctor's recommendations and not self-medicate.
If you miss a dose of Aslene, take it as soon as you remember. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take extra doses to make up for a missed one. If you have missed several doses, it is advisable to consult your doctor for guidance.
In case of an overdose, do not exceed the prescribed dose of Aslene. Taking more medication than prescribed will not improve your symptoms and may lead to serious side effects or poisoning. If you suspect an overdose, seek immediate medical attention.
Store Aslene at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it out of reach of children and pets. Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drains unless instructed to do so. Properly discard any expired medication and consult your healthcare provider or pharmacist for guidance.
Please remember that the information provided here is not exhaustive, and it is always best to consult with your healthcare provider or pharmacist for personalized advice and guidance specific to your individual needs and circumstances.