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Sibutrim 10Mg Capsule

Manufacturer: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Sibutramine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Sibutrim 10Mg Capsule, an oral anorexiant is used to treat obesity with reduced calorie diet and exercise. It works by the regulation of the neurotransmitters in the brain that reduce hunger and hence help in weight maintenance. A reduction of 5-10% of weight from their baseline is observed in patients medicated with Sibutrim 10Mg Capsule.

Sibutrim 10Mg Capsule should not be used if the person is above 65 years of age or has taken monoamine oxidase inhibitor, selective serotonin inhibitor or another appetite suppressant within the last 14 days. Moreover, persons with severe high blood pressure, heart or blood vessel problems, eating disorder, severe liver or kidney problems, transient ischemic attack or stroke should also avoid taking the medicine.

Initial dosage of Sibutrim 10Mg Capsule includes oral ingestion of 10mg once a day. In cases of insufficient weight loss, the dose might be increased up to 15mg once a day. However, an increase in dose more than 15mg is not recommended. This drug should not be administered to individuals with severe renal dysfunction.

Side effects include insomnia, constipation, pharyngitis, nausea, arthralgia, nervousness, rhinitis, sinusitis, dyspepsia, headache, dry mouth, asthenia, anorexia, back pain, increased appetite, flu syndrome and accidental injury.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Bariatric Surgery before using this medicine.

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Sibutrim 10mg capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Sibutrim 10mg capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Sibutrim 10Mg Capsule , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Sibutramine, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Sibutrim 10Mg Capsule acts as an appetite suppressant that functions by enhancing the levels of chemical messengers serotonin and norepinephrine in the brain. Sibutrim 10Mg Capsule stimulates a feeling of satiety and low appetite by hindering the reuptake of these neurotransmitters.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

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