All the Therapeutic System Drugs
Human Glucagon-Like Peptide-1. Liraglutide 6 mg/ml. PRE-FILL. PENS: 5. Init. 0.6 mg dly. The dose should be incr. to 3.0 mg dly. in increm. of 0.6 mg with at least one week interv. to improve GI tolerabil. If escal. to the next dose step is not tolerated for two consec. wks., consider discount. tmt. Dly. doses higher than 3.0 mg are not recomm.
As an adjun. a reduced-calorie diet and incr. phys. active. for weight manag. in adult pts. with an init. BMI of ≥ 30 kg/m² (obese), or ≥ 27 kg/m² to < 30 kg/m² (overweight) in the presence of at least one weight-related comorbid. such as dysglycaemia (pre-diab. or type 2 diab. mell.), hypertens. or dyslipidaemia, and who have failed a prev. weight manag. intervent. Tmt. should be discount. after 12 wks. on the 3.0 mg/day dose if pts. have not lost at least 5% of their init. bdy. wt.
Lipase Inhibitor. Orlistat 120 mg. CAPS: 7, 21, 42, 84 x 120 mg.
Adults and child over 12 yrs:
1 cap. 3 x dly.
In conjunct. with mildly hypocaloric diet
for obese patients with a BMI greater or
equal to 30 kg/m2, or overweight patients
(BMI >28 kg/m2) with assoc. risk factors.
C/I: Hypersens., chron. malabsorpt.
syndr., cholestasis, lact.