Reductil - is it for you?
Reductil is a drug that aids weight loss. Principally it is for the clinically obese, those who are overweight and those whose weight causes medical complications. If you are unsure as to whether this means you, you should check your body mass index. Overweight is a Body Mass Index (BMI) of over 30.
Reductil aids weight loss by helping you control how much you eat. Combining this with a healthy diet should facilitate weight loss. You should not be dependant upon Reductil for weight loss, this requires a change in attitude and habit. Just ensure that you always eat sensibly and healthily when using Reductil.
Sibutramine – Reductil active ingredient
Sibutramine active ingredient of Sibus, Biomag, Redulip, Saciette, Sibutram, Sigran, Slenfig, Vazy, Nolipo, Meridia, Reductil reduce calorie intake by inhibiting appetite and increase satiety and raises metabolism, increasing the body's calorie consumption.
Sibutramine acts in the hypothalamus (in the brain) which is responsible for anxiety control and hunger. So is classified as Moderator of appetite being administered orally for the treatment of obesity (Recommended for weight loss and maintenance of weight lost).
Reductil is contraindicated in cases of:
- Hypertension is not sufficiently controlled;
- Psychiatric conditions as bulimia nervosa, anorexia nervosa, depression, or preexisting mania;
- Hypersensitivity to the drug;
- Patients below 18 years of age;
- Concomitant treatment with monoamine Oxidase inhibitors (MAO), antidepressants or other centrally active drugs;
- Pulmonary hypertension;
- Existing lesions in heart valves, coronary heart disease, congestive heart failure, serious arrhythmia and myocardial infarction;
- Stroke or transient ischemic attack;
- Closed angle Glaucoma;
- Seizure problems;
- Enlargement of the prostate gland with urinary retention;
- Pregnant or lactating women.
Reductil Side Effects
The most common side effects are:
- Dry mouth;
- Paradoxically high appetite;
- Strange taste in the mouth;
- Irritated stomach;
- Trouble sleeping;
- Menstrual pain;
- Pain in muscles and joints.
In some patients Reductil can raise blood pressure. In this way, all treated with Reductil should go through regular monitoring of the pressure.
The following side effects are uncommon but serious and require immediate medical attention: cardiac arrhythmia, paresthesia, mental and mood changes.
Symptoms that require urgent medical attention are: seizure, problem urinating, chest pain, hemiplegia, abnormal vision, Dyspnea and edema.
1 tablet in the morning before breakfast.
(used up to 24 months)
Key questions about Reductil
Reductil can be mixed with other substances?
Although not very common, some doctors suggest the use of Reductil with other substances such as amphetamines. Look for escape of these combinations and talk to your doctor about the necessity of effective mixing with other substances.
Can I take Reductil and drink alcohol?
Reductil is a medicine that produces a neurological action and, therefore, alcoholic beverages may not be consumed during treatment. In addition to the adverse reactions alcohol cuts the effect of the remedy.
Can I take Reductil during pregnancy or breast-feeding?
It is forbidden to use the drug during pregnancy and breastfeeding may cause serious risks to the baby.
Reductil cause impotence or changes the sexual appetite?
No cases of impotence with the use of Reductil, but can occur in either the increase and decrease sexual appetite during its use.
When I stop taking Reductil will I gain the weight in double?
During the use of Reductil is important as it is made a dietary re-education so that to stop the use of the medicine, you do not eat compulsively. Enjoy the time you are taking the remedy, to work their head and body in search of a correct power supply.
Reductil cause abdominal pain or disrupts the menstruation?
Although not common, the use of the substance can deregulate the cycle and the menstrual flow, as well as cramping and abdominal pain may occur.