Duromine

Duromine

phentermine

Manufacturer:

iNova

Distributor:

Zuellig
/
Agencia Lei Va Hong
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Phentermine as ion-exchange resin complex
Indications/Uses
Management of obesity as short-term adjunct to wt reduction in obese & overwt patients.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult & childn >12 yr 1 cap daily at breakfast.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Take at breakfast. Avoid taking near bedtime. Swallow whole, do not chew/crush.
Contraindications
Pulmonary HTN; existing heart valve abnormalities or heart murmurs; moderate to severe arterial HTN; cerebrovascular disease; severe cardiac disease; hyperthyroidism; agitated states or a history of psychiatric illnesses; glaucoma; history of drug/alcohol-related abuse. Concomitant or w/in 2 wk of MAOI therapy.
Special Precautions
Mild HTN, diabetes, CAD, epilepsy. May affect ability to drive or operate machinery. Concomitant therapy w/ psychotropic drugs or antihypertensives. Pregnancy. Childn <12 yr. Elderly.
Adverse Reactions
Palpitations, tachycardia, elevation of BP, precordial pain; overstimulation, restlessness, nervousness, insomnia, tremor, dizziness, headache, GI disturbances, dry mouth, micturition disturbances, rash.
Drug Interactions
Antagonises adrenergic neurone blockers. Effects potentiated by MAOIs (stop for 14 days prior). Interacts w/ sympathomimetic agents, thyroid hormones, alcohol.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
A08AA01 - phentermine ; Belongs to the class of centrally acting antiobesity products. Used in the treatment of obesity.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Duromine cap 15 mg
Packing/Price
30's
Form
Duromine cap 30 mg
Packing/Price
30's
Form
Duromine cap 40 mg
Packing/Price
30's
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