How Vitamin A interacts with orlistat

Interaction type: Interactions

Interaction rating: Proven

Orlistat has been reported to decrease vitamin A levels in the body. Supplementation with the affected nutrient may be necessary. (1) (2)

References

  1. Xenical (orlistat), Product Prescribing Information. Roche Laboratories, Inc. Nutley, New Jersey. Sep2000.
  2. View Abstract: Melia AT, Koss-Twardy SG, Zhi J. The Effect of Orlistat, An Inhibitor of Dietary Fat Absorption, On the Absorption of Vitamins A and E in Healthy Volunteers.J Clin Pharmacol. Jul1996;36(7):647-53.