Sibutrim 5 mg Capsule


Overview

Uses of Sibutrim Capsule
Sibutrim 5 mg Capsule is used in obesity.
Sibutrim Capsule side effects
Common
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Nausea
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Dizziness
  • Constipation
  • Increased heart rate
  • Loss of appetite
  • High blood pressure
How to use Sibutrim Capsule
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. Sibutrim 5 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Sibutrim Capsule works
Sibutrim 5 mg Capsule lowers the appetite, which in turn decreases the food intake.
Sibutrim Capsule related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Sibutrim 5 mg Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Sibutrim 5 mg 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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Sibutrim 5 mg Capsule during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Sibutrim 5 mg Capsule may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Sibutrim 5 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sibutrim 5 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Sibutrim 5 mg Capsule is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
Sibutrim 5 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Sibutrim 5 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Sibutrim 5 mg Capsule is not recommended in these patients as the information available is very limited. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.
What if you miss a dose of Sibutrim Capsule?
If you miss a dose of Sibutrim 5 mg Capsule, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

• Always take sibutramine in the morning.
• Always follow dietary and exercise recommendation by your doctor.
• Seek immediate medical attention if you experience any heart complaints anxiety, confusion, excessive sweating, fast heart, disorientation, tremor or any abnormal symptom.
• Do not drive or operate machinery as sibutramine may cause drowsiness or dizziness.
• Do not consume alcohol while taking sibutramine as it may increase chances of drowsiness.
• Should not be given to patients allergic to sibutramine or any of its ingredients.
• Should not be given to elderly patients and children.
• Should not be given to patients with any heart complaints or high blood pressure.
• Should not be given to patients with any eating disorders.
• Should not be given to patients with severe liver or kidney disease.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Sibutrim with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Sumisun
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Brand(s): Zosert
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Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
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Brand(s): Kopram
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Brand(s): Tremash, Tropidol, Dolfi
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Brand(s): Migsun
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Brand(s): Flotin
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Brand(s): Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit
SERIOUS
Brand(s): EF Z, Rocflu, Welcon
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Sibutrim

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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
https://goo.gl/forms/TPKaRvl1NqrBq4Zj2https://www.1mg.com/otc/himalaya-ayur-slim-capsule-otc249083One ?one capsules morning & evening after taking food , use at least 1-2 months
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FAQs

Q. Is Sibutrim available in India?
Sibutrim has been withdrawn in India
Q. Is Sibutrim addictive?
Sibutrim. when taken beyond the prescription period or at high doses may cause addiction. Please follow your doctor's advice for the duration and dose of Sibutrim
Q. Does Sibutrim cause hair loss?
Sibutrim is not known to cause hair loss. Pease consult your doctor if you experience any such effect.
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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.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited, B/2, Mahalaxmi Chambers, 22, Bhulabhai Desai Road, Mumbai – 400 026.
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