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Beacita

POM
Read time: 13 mins
Last updated: 06 May 2020
Published: 01 Apr 2021

4.1 Therapeutic indications

Beacita 120mg Capsules are indicated in conjunction with a mildly hypocaloric diet for the treatment of obese patients with a body mass index (BMI) greater or equal to 30 kg/m², or overweight patients (BMI ≥ 28 kg/m²) with associated risk factors.

Treatment with orlistat should be discontinued after 12 weeks if patients have been unable to lose at least 5% of the body weight as measured at the start of therapy.

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