Flashcards in 87. Orlistat Deck (5)
Inhibits gastric and pancreatic lipase --> Decreased breakdown and absorption of dietary fats.
Orlistat - CLINICAL USE
Orlistat - ADVERSE EFFECTS
Steatorrhea, Decreased absorption of fat-soluble vitamins.
• A man wants a refill of a drug medication a previous doctor prescribed for weight loss. He says it gives him greasy stools. What drug is it?
Orlistat (inhibits gastric and pancreatic lipase)