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Read drug prescription
It is very important to know about what medicine is given by the doctor, for what condition, and when it needs to be taken in what dose. This information given by the doctor is called Prescription. The patients should be familiar with the medicine prescription, and the details about the medicine before purchasing it and using it. Some medications need not be prescribed by healthcare practitioners and can be purchased and used without prescription by the patients; these are called over-the-counter medications. Read the drug prescription information of Sibutra before taking it.
What is SibutraSibutra was withdrawn from the U.S. market in October 2010.
Sibutra affects chemicals in the brain that affect weight maintenance.
Sibutra is used together with diet and exercise to treat obesity that may be related to diabetes, high cholesterol, or high blood pressure.
Sibutra may also be used for other purposes not listed in Sibutra guide.
Sibutra side effectsGet emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using Sibutra and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
Less serious side effects may include:
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
See also: Side effects (in more detail)
Usual Adult Dose for Obesity:Sibutra was voluntarily withdrawn from the US market by the manufacturer in October, 2010 due to clinical trial data indicating an increased risk of heart attack and stroke. The following dosage information applies to when the drug was available in the US.
Initial Dose: 10 mg orally once a day.
Usual Geriatric Dose for Obesity:Sibutra was voluntarily withdrawn from the US market by the manufacturer in October, 2010 due to clinical trial data indicating an increased risk of heart attack and stroke. The following dosage information applies to when the drug was available in the US.
Clinical studies of Sibutra did not include sufficient numbers of patients over 65 years of age. Sibutra is contraindicated in this group of patients.
Usual Pediatric Dose for Obesity:Sibutra was voluntarily withdrawn from the US market by the manufacturer in October, 2010 due to clinical trial data indicating an increased risk of heart attack and stroke. The following dosage information applies to when the drug was available in the US.
Based on one study
14 to 17 years:
Initial Dose: 10 mg orally once a day.
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Sibutra - Frequently asked Questions
Can Sibutra be stopped immediately or do I have to stop the consumption gradually to ween off?
In some cases, it always advisable to stop the intake of some medicines gradually because of the rebound effect of the medicine.
It's wise to get in touch with your doctor as a professional advice is needed in this case regarding your health, medications and further recommendation to give you a stable health condition.
How should I take Sibutra?
Take exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. Follow the directions on your prescription label.
Sibutra is usually taken once daily. Follow your doctor's instructions.
Your doctor may occasionally change your dose to make sure you get the best results.
Sibutra can be taken with or without food.
You should lose at least 4 pounds during the first 4 weeks of taking Sibutra and eating a low calorie diet. Tell your doctor if you do not lose at least 4 pounds after taking the medication for 4 weeks.
Your blood pressure and pulse will need to be checked often. Visit your doctor regularly.
Sibutra should not be taken for longer than 2 years.
Store at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light.
Do not share Sibutra with another person. Keep the medication in a place where others cannot get to it.
Who should not take Sibutra?
Do not use Sibutra if you have taken an MAO inhibitor such as furazolidone (Furoxone), isocarboxazid (Marplan), phenelzine (Nardil), rasagiline (Azilect), selegiline (Eldepryl, Emsam), or tranylcypromine (Parnate) in the last 14 days. Serious, life threatening side effects can occur if you use Sibutra before the MAO inhibitor has cleared from your body.
You should not take this medication if you are allergic to Sibutra, or if you have:
If you have any of these other conditions, you may need a Sibutra dose adjustment or special tests:
FDA pregnancy category C. It is not known whether Sibutra will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant while using Sibutra.
It is not known whether Sibutra passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Do not use this medication without telling your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
Do not give this medication to anyone younger than 16 years old.
What other drugs will affect Sibutra?
Before using Sibutra, tell your doctor if you regularly use other medicines that make you sleepy (such as cold or allergy medicine, sedatives, narcotic pain medicine, sleeping pills, muscle relaxers, and medicine for seizures, depression, or anxiety). They can add to sleepiness caused by Sibutra.
Ask your doctor before taking any decongestants, cough medicine, or other diet pills.
The following drugs can interact with Sibutra. Tell your doctor if you are using any of these:
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with Sibutra. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over the counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Can Sibutra be taken or consumed while pregnant?
Please visit your doctor for a recommendation as such case requires special attention.
Can Sibutra be taken for nursing mothers or during breastfeeding?
Kindly explain your state and condition to your doctor and seek medical advice from an expert.
ReviewsFollowing the study conducted by wdrugs.com on Sibutra, the result is highlighted below. However, it must be clearly stated that the survey and result is based solely on the perception and impression of visitors and users of the website as well as consumers of Sibutra. We, therefore, urge readers not to base their medical judgment strictly on the result of this study but on test/diagnosis duly conducted by a certified medical practitioners or physician.
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The information was verified by Dr. Harshad Shah, MD Pharmacology