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In the US, Orlistat (orlistat systemic) is a member of the drug class peripherally acting antiobesity agents and is used to treat Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Obesity.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Antiobesity agent: Inhibitor of gastro-intestinal lipase

Chemical Name

L-Leucine, N-formyl-, 1-[(3-hexyl-4-oxo-2-oxetanyl)metyl]dodecyl ester, [2S-[2α(R*),3β]]-

Foreign Names

  • Orlistatum (Latin)
  • Orlistat (German)
  • Orlistat (French)
  • Orlistat (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Orlistat (OS: USAN, BAN, DCF)
  • Orlipastat (IS)
  • Ro 18-0647 (IS: Roche)
  • Ro 18-0647002 (IS: Roche)
  • Tetrahydrolipstatin (IS)
  • THL (IS)
  • Orlistat (PH: USP 38)

Brand Names

  • Adiponil
    Incepta, Bangladesh
  • Aliduet (Orlistat and Levocarnitine)
    Rimsa, Mexico
  • Alli
    Catalent, Serbia; Famar, Georgia; Famar, Israel; Famar, Macedonia; Famar, Serbia; Glaxo Group, Lithuania; Glaxo Group, Poland; Glaxo Group, Romania; Glaxo Group Limited-GB, Italy; GlaxoSmithKline, Czech Republic; GlaxoSmithKline, Finland; GlaxoSmithKline, Greece; GlaxoSmithKline, Hong Kong; GlaxoSmithKline, Hungary; GlaxoSmithKline, Ireland; GlaxoSmithKline, United States; GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, Spain; GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, United Kingdom; GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, Croatia (Hrvatska); GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, Sweden; GSK, Belgium
  • alli
    Glaxo Group, Slovenia
  • Andanza
    Medix, Mexico
  • Aslene
    Xepa-Soul Pattinson, Malaysia
  • Axcel Orlistat
    Kotra Pharma, Malaysia
  • Beacita
    Actavis, Denmark; Actavis, Hungary; Actavis, Malta; Actavis, Portugal; Actavis, Sweden; Actavis Italy, Italy; Actavis UK, United Kingdom
  • Bodigo
    Zentiva, Bulgaria
  • Calobalin Sandoz
    Sandoz, Switzerland
  • Cobese
    Ranbaxy, India
  • Crisplus
    Elea, Argentina
  • Cuvarlix
    Pharmaniaga, Myanmar; Pharmaniaga, Malaysia; Pharmaniaga, Vietnam
  • Diecaps
    Rowe, Dominican Republic
  • Dietil
    Eskayef, Bangladesh
  • Disgrasil
    Lafrancol, Colombia; Lafrancol, Peru
  • Disgrasil Lafrancol
    Lafrancol, Ecuador
  • Ecoslim
    Micro Labs, Myanmar
  • Fingras
    Phoenix, Argentina
  • Frugal
    Bagó, Argentina
  • Leben-Celtics
    Investigación Farmacéutica, Mexico
  • Lesofat
    InnoGen, Philippines
  • Liberat
    Laboratorio Chile, Chile
  • Limidrax
    Pisa, Mexico
  • Lindeza
    Pisa, Mexico
  • Lipidown
    Hanmi, South Korea
  • Lipogras
    Novamed, Colombia
  • Lipophage
    Franco-Indian, India
  • Liposol
    Biotenk, Argentina
  • Obilix
    Strides Arcolab, India
  • Oleofin
    Casasco, Argentina
  • Olisat
    Biocon, India
  • Oradiet
    Instituto Sanitas, Chile
  • Oristal
    Doctor Andreu, Peru
  • Orlifit
    Getz Pharma, Vietnam
  • Orlimac
    Macleods, India
  • Orlip
    GMP, Georgia
  • Orlist
    Wunderpharm WP, Argentina
  • Orlista-Sigma
    Sigma, Lebanon
  • Orlistat 123ratio
    123ratio, Poland
  • Orlistat Actavis
    Actavis, Switzerland
  • Orlistat Colmed
    Colmed, Colombia
  • Orlistat Ecar
    Ecar, Colombia
  • Orlistat EG
    EG Labo, France
  • Orlistat Farmandina
    Farmandina, Guatemala
  • Orlistat HEXAL
    Hexal, Germany
  • Orlistat La Santé
    La Santé, Colombia; La Santé, Costa Rica; La Santé, El Salvador
  • Orlistat MK
    MK, Colombia
  • Orlistat Nifa
    Nifa, Ecuador
  • Orlistat Polpharma
    Polpharma, Bulgaria; Polpharma, Estonia; Polpharma, Latvia; Polpharma, Poland; Polpharma, Lithuania
  • Orlistat Sandoz
    Sandoz, Belgium; Sandoz, Switzerland; Sandoz, Czech Republic; Sandoz, Denmark; Sandoz, Estonia; Sandoz, Lithuania; Sandoz, Netherlands; Sandoz, Poland
  • Orlistat Spirig HC
    Spirig HealthCare, Switzerland
  • Orlistat STADA
    PharmaCoDane, Sweden; STADA, Hong Kong; STADA, Poland; Stada-VN JV, Vietnam
  • Orlistat Teva
    Teva, Belgium; Teva, Bulgaria; Teva, Czech Republic; Teva, Lithuania; Teva Pharmaceuticals, Poland
  • Orlistat-Mepha
    Mepha Pharma, Switzerland
  • Orlistato Ciclum
    Ciclum, Portugal
  • Orlistato Ratiopharm
    Ratiopharm, Portugal
  • Orlistato Zentiva
    Sanofi-Aventis, Portugal
  • Orlistat-ratiopharm
    ratiopharm, Germany
  • Orlisteg
    Laboratorio Tecnoquímicas, Guatemala; Laboratorio Tecnoquímicas, El Salvador
  • Orsoten
    Krka Pharma, Russian Federation
  • Orsoten Slim
    Krka Pharma, Russian Federation
  • Pharex Orlistat
    Pascual, Philippines
  • Redustat
    Liomont, Dominican Republic; Liomont, Guatemala; Liomont, Mexico; Liomont, Panama; Liomont, El Salvador
  • Risemax
    Garmisch, Colombia
  • Sagras
    Mintlab Co., Chile
  • Semiflit
    Pymepharco, Vietnam
  • Sidelg
    Genfar S.A., Costa Rica; Genfar S.A., El Salvador; Medley, Colombia
  • Sidelg Genfar
    Genfar, Ecuador
  • Slender
    Liomont, Mexico
  • Slimfast
    Healthcare, Bangladesh; Intra, India
  • Symfona
    ABL Pharma, Peru; Labinco, Colombia; Laboratorios Andromaco, Chile
  • Thincal
    Koçak, Turkey
  • Trimfat
    Grupo Farma, Colombia
  • Verte
    Hersil, Peru
  • Viplena
    Gynopharm, Colombia; Pharmalab, Peru; Recalcine, Ecuador
  • Xenical
    BB Farma, France; Chong Kun Dang, South Korea; F. Hoffmann-La Roche LTD, Serbia; Farmagon, Norway; Genentech, United States; Hoffmann-La Roche, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Latvia; Investi, Argentina; Mediwin, France; Mediwin, Italy; Orifarm, Norway; Productos Roche, Chile; Roche, Armenia; Roche, Australia; Roche, Bangladesh; Roche, Belgium; Roche, Brazil; Roche, Canada; Roche, China; Roche, Colombia; Roche, Czech Republic; Roche, Germany; Roche, Denmark; Roche, Ecuador; Roche, Spain; Roche, Finland; Roche, France; Roche, Georgia; Roche, Greece; Roche, Hong Kong; Roche, Croatia (Hrvatska); Roche, Hungary; Roche, Indonesia; Roche, Ireland; Roche, Israel; Roche, Iceland; Roche, Italy; Roche, Lebanon; Roche, Lithuania; Roche, Moldova; Roche, Myanmar; Roche, Netherlands; Roche, New Zealand; Roche, Oman; Roche, Peru; Roche, Philippines; Roche, Poland; Roche, Portugal; Roche, Romania; Roche, Serbia; Roche, Sweden; Roche, Thailand; Roche, Turkey; Roche, Taiwan; Roche, United States; Roche, Uruguay; Roche, South Africa; Roche Products, United Kingdom; Roche Registration, Austria
  • Xenical Bcnfarma
    Bcnfarma, Spain
  • Xenical Difarmed
    Difarmed, Spain
  • Xenical Generfarma
    Generfarma, Spain
  • Xenical Gervasi
    Gervasi, Spain
  • Xerogras
    Galeno, Colombia
  • Xinplex
    Craveri, Argentina
  • Zerotex
    Kolmar Pharma, Hong Kong
  • Zytrim
    Zydus Cadila, Myanmar


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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