Medicines for weight loss.
According to the mechanism of action, drugs for the treatment of obesity (I emphasize, obesity, and not getting rid of 3-5-7 kg of excess weight!) Can be divided into three groups:
- Reducing food intake: sibutramine (Meridia (Lindax, Obestat, Sibutrex and
Therefore, at present, only two (!) Drugs for the long-term treatment of obesity are the most well known in the world.
- Sibutramine (Meridia, Lindax, Obestat (Obestat), Reductil (Reduktil), Sibutrex (Sibutrex), Sibutrim (Sibutrim), Slenfig-work, Reduxine and
Sibutramine (Meridia, Lindax, Obestat (Obestat), Reductil (Reduktil), Sibutrex (Sibutrex), Sibutrim (Sibutrim), Slenfig-work, Reduxin and
Meridia – this is a trademark (of Knoll), under which the only active principle of the drug is released – a substance called Sibutramine. Sibutramine is available and other foreign pharmaceutical companies under the trademarks Obestat (Obestat) known pharmaceutical company Cipla, Reductil (Reductil), Sibutrex (Sibutreks), Sibutrim (Sibutrim), Slenfig-work, Lindaksa (AT 3EHTIBA, Czech Republic), Reduxine – but this is the same Meridia! As they say, the same eggs, only in profile! Manufacturers are different, so the brand name is different, but the composition is the same! Each capsule contains Si6utramine hydrochloride monohydrate — 10 mg or 15 mg. In the US, sibutramine is banned for use, but its analogue of Meridia is allowed for use (we also have Meridia for medical use). But most doctors are inclined to include in the lists of potent substances food additives (BAA) containing sibutramine, to prohibit their free sale!
The drug Meridia is a medicinal drug of the CENTRAL action,
As a CNS stimulant, this drug has a number of undesirable effects.
The idea of losing weight by affecting the brain is not new. However, all previously invented drugs of this group caused drug dependence and had many side effects. Complications after taking the drug Meridia manufacturers prefer to remain silent, but the impressive list of side effects:
Nervous system and sense organs: 10% – insomnia; 1–10% – headache, dizziness, anxiety, paresthesia, change in taste; in rare cases – seizures (