PONDERAX 60 MG TABLET

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Ponderax Tablet

PONDERAX 60 MG TABLET is used in obesity.

Ponderax Tablet side effects

Common
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Dizziness
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Increased heart rate
  • Nausea
  • Loss of appetite
  • High blood pressure
  • Constipation

How to use Ponderax Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. PONDERAX 60 MG TABLET is to be taken empty stomach.

How Ponderax Tablet works

PONDERAX 60 MG TABLET lowers the appetite, which in turn decreases the food intake.

Ponderax Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
PONDERAX 60 MG TABLET may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
PONDERAX 60 MG TABLET 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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of PONDERAX 60 MG TABLET during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
PONDERAX 60 MG TABLET may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of PONDERAX 60 MG TABLET in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of PONDERAX 60 MG TABLET in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Ponderax Tablet?

If you miss a dose of PONDERAX 60 MG TABLET, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • Always take fenfluramine before meals.
  • You will be regularly monitored for blood pressure while taking fenfluramine if you have high blood pressure.
  • Exercise caution if you have history of mental disorders.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if allergic to fenfluramine or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not take if suffering with severe hypertension and irregular heartbeats (arrhythmias). 
  • Do not take if having problems with drug or alcohol abuse, heart disease, or glaucoma (a condition that causes damage to your eye's optic nerve and gets worse over time).

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Ponderax

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Sir i have obesity problem and my fat is increases in abdominal region please prescribed treatment for this
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
Do regular exercise and decrease calorie intake. For more information read my article http://knockknockdoctor.blogspot.in/2016/08/obesity.html
High obesity belly size increase day to day plz help me
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
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FAQs

Q. Is Ponderax still available?
Ponderax is no longer available due to its association with unusual heart valve findings.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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