Reductil (Sibutramine) is a well-known medication of weight loss that is used to shaping the body and having a perfect lean figure. It is used with diet and exercise to manage obesity that may be related to diabetes, high cholesterol, or high blood pressure. Sibutril contains Sibutramine as the active ingredient and it can be used orally.
How Sibutril works?
Reductil (Sibutramine) shows it action by prohibiting the serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine, 5-HT), norepinephrine (NE), and to a lesser extent, dopamine reuptake at the neuronal synapse. Due to inhibition, it promotes a sense of satiety and a decrease in appetite, thus reducing the intake of food.
How Reductil works?
You should not use this medication if you have severe or uncontrolled hypertension.
If you are suffering from atherosclerosis, heart disease, liver and kidney disease, blood-clotting disorder then do not use this medication.
Avoid use of this medication if you are hypersensitive to any ingredient in Sibutril.
How to store Reductil?
You have to store Reductil at room temperature 2o to 30oC. This medication should be kept out of reach from children.
What are the drug interactions of ?
While using this medication you should not use the following medication to Dextromethorphan, Dihydroergotamine, Imidazole, Codeine, Fentanyl, Meperidine, Warfarin, Codeine, Fentanyl, and Meperidine.
How to use Reductil?
The recommended dose of Reductil is 25 mg once daily for weight loss. You should take it by mouth with a full glass of water. This medication can be administered with or without food. Do not take more than recommended dose of this medication as it can cause harmful effects. Do not take two doses at a time. In the case of missed dose, you should take it as soon as possible.
What are the side effects of Reductil ?
Dry mouth; flu-like symptoms; joint pain; nausea; constipation; dizziness; headache; increased or decreased appetite; nervousness; painful menstruation; runny nose; sleeplessness; sore throat; upset stomach; and weakness.
What are the precautions of Reductil ?
Reductil is not advised in the case of elderly patients who are older than 65 years of age and in the case who are younger than 16 years of age, as safety and effectiveness in these patients have not been confirmed.
While using this medication changes in dietary habits and increased exercise are important part of a successful weight loss program.