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Ribafit 20Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Lupin Ltd
Medicine composition: Rimonabant
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: November 29, 2019

Ribafit 20Mg Tablet is an anti-obesity drug which is used to help people who are obese or overweight to lose weight. It blocks the endogenous cannabinoid which binds to neuronal CB1 (Cannabinoid Receptor Type 1) receptors, thus helping in weight loss.

Some common side effects of taking this medicine include gastroenteritis, anxiety, irritability, insomnia, hot flushes, diarrhoea, vomiting, dry/itchy skin, tendonitis, muscle cramps/spasms, fatigue, flu symptoms and increased risk of body instability. Some serious side effects include depressive disorders, mood alterations and suicidal thoughts.

You should not use the medication if you have a history of liver or kidney impairment. Those who are suffering from epilepsy or hypersensitivity and are under other medications are not advised to use it. The medicine should also not be used during pregnancy and while breastfeeding.

Ribafit 20Mg Tablet is taken orally on empty stomach. The usual dosage is one 20mg tablet daily. You should avoid its excessive dosage. The medicine is to be taken only if prescribed by a doctor. Taking them without proper supervision may lead to dire consequences.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Bariatric Surgery before using this medicine.
  • Obesity

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Ribafit 20Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Rimonabant, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

This medicine acts as a CB1 cannabinoid receptor antagonist. Endogenous cannabinoid develops our appetite drive. Therefore if it is inhibited it can treat disorders accompanied by eating disorders like obesity, drug abuse and disorders related to the central nervous system.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    Onabet Powder

    Zathrin Redimix Suspension

    Pratham 200Mg/5Ml Rediuse Suspension

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About Ribafit 20Mg Tablet
What are the uses of Ribafit 20Mg Tablet
What are the side effects of Ribafit 20Mg Tablet ?
Key highlights of Ribafit 20Mg Tablet
What are the substitutes for Ribafit 20Mg Tablet ?
What are the dosage instructions?
How does this medication work?
What are the interactions of Ribafit 20Mg Tablet ?