Information about Sibutramine

Sibutramine uses

Sibutramine is used in obesity.

How sibutramine works

Sibutramine lowers the appetite, which in turn decreases the food intake.

Common side effects of sibutramine

Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Nausea, Dry mouth, Dizziness, Constipation, Increased heart rate, Loss of appetite, Increased blood pressure.

Available Medicine for Sibutramine

  • ₹52
    Mankind Pharma Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹16
    Ind Swift Laboratories Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹52
    Mankind Pharma Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹124 to ₹156
    Ordain Health Care Global Pvt Ltd
    2 variant(s)
  • ₹86
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹78 to ₹184
    Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    2 variant(s)
  • ₹115 to ₹172
    Zyphar's Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    2 variant(s)
  • ₹65
    Indillina Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹308
    Abbott India Ltd
    1 variant(s)

Expert advice for Sibutramine

• 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.

Frequently asked questions for Sibutramine


Q. Is sibutramine available in India?
Sibutramine has been withdrawn in India
Q. Is sibutramine addictive?
Sibutramine, 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 sibutramine
Q. Does sibutramine cause hair loss?
Sibutramine is not known to cause hair loss. Pease consult your doctor if you experience any such effect.

Content on this page was last updated on 08 June, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)