Duromine capsules contain the active ingredient, phentermine. Phentermine is combined with a resin which slowly releases the phentermine so the effect of Duromine lasts all day.
Use: Management of obesity as short-term adjunct to medically managed comprehensive weight reduction regimen in obesity of BMI > 30 kg/m2 or BMI 25-29.9 kg/m2 if assoc. with increased morbidity risk
Contraindications: Pulmonary artery hypertension; existing heart abnormalities, heart valve murmurs; moderate to severe arterial hypertension; cerebrovascular disease; severe cardiac disease incl arrhythmias, advanced arteriosclerosis; hyperthyroidism; agitated states, history of psychiatric illness (incl anorexia, depression); glaucoma; history of drug/alcohol abuse or dependence; MAOIs +/- 14 days
Precautions: Prolonged use, combination therapy with other weight loss drugs, rapid weight loss; hypertension; diabetes; epilepsy; coronary artery disease; elderly; pregnancy, lactation, children < 12 years
Adverse Reactions: Palpitations, tachycardia; hypertension; CNS stimulation; headache; GI upset; dry mouth; altered taste; micturition disorders; rash; impotence; libido changes; facial oedema; impaired alertness; others, see full PI
Drug Interactions: Sympathomimetics; alpha-adrenergic blockers; sedatives; insulin, oral hypoglycaemics; thyroid hormones; alcohol; MAOIs; SSRIs, ergot-like drugs, clomipramine
Duromine is used to reduce body weight in obese or overweight patients. Your doctor will determine if you are overweight enough to use Duromine. Duromine works by directly affecting the area of the brain that controls your appetite making you feel less hungry.Duromine should be used as a part of an overall weight management plan which should include a medically controlled diet and exercise program. Duromine is a prescription medicine and has been prescribed for you only.
In adults and children over 12 years, the usual dose of Duromine is one capsule every day. However, your doctor will prescribe the right dose for you. Take Duromine first thing in the morning, at breakfast time so that it does not keep you awake at night. Swallow Duromine capsules with plenty of water. Do not chew or open the capsules.
Duromine may make you feel more awake than usual. You may have trouble sleeping.
Keep Duromine capsules where children cannot reach them.
Please keep Duromine in a cool dry place where the temperature stays below 30°C.
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