What is Cetislim?
Cetislim containing the active ingredient cetilistat is considered a lipase inhibitor type of medication. The medication works by blocking the metabolization of fat within food so you do not digest it and the undigested fat will be passed through the body in bowel movement. The capsules should be used along with a low calorie, low fat diet and a proper exercise program to treat obesity. Reducing calorie intake and weight maintenance can help prevent and treat conditions such as high cholesterol, diabetes, hypertension and heart disease.
How is Cetislim used?
Cetislim is usually taken orally as directed by a doctor. The medication can be taken with, during or even up to 1 hour after each main meal. If you skip a meal, do not take the medication. Swallow the capsules whole with a glass of water. Contact a doctor for the correct dosage and length of treatment as it will depend on the patientís condition and their response to the therapy.
Patients using Cetislim may encounter unwanted side effects such as:
- Rectal pain
- Gas with discharge
- Poor bowel control
- Increased number of bowel movements
- Urgent need to have bowel movement
- Oily spotting
- Oily or fatty stools
Contact a doctor immediately should side effects persist or encounter more severe side effects such as:
- Dark colored urine
- Pain in upper right part of stomach
- Loss of appetite
- Excessive fatigue
- Severe stomach pain
- Difficulty breathing or swallowing
It is not recommended to take more than 3 capsules within 24 hours.
Immediately proceed to your nearest emergency department if you suffer an allergic reaction. Symptoms usually associated with such a reaction include difficulty breathing or swallowing, chest tightness, swelling, skin rashes, and hives.
Cetislim is not always suitable for all patients. Always consult your health care provider prior to using this medication if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to conceive, using any other medication (prescription or non-prescription), using any herbal products or supplements, or if you have any allergies or other health problems.
The correct dosage and prescription commonly depend on the patient and the condition being treated. Do not adjust your dosage without the approval of your health care provider. This product is only for use as prescribed and instructed.