BRAND: Brand Wyeth
SUBSTANCE: Sibutramine hydrochloride (Meridia)
PACK: 10 pills
Meridia is a medicinal product for weight loss. It affects the special areas of the brain responsible for feeling full. As a result, you just do not want to eat anything, which leads to weight loss.
It is based on the substance Sibutramine, an overwhelming feeling of hunger and a feeling of satiety. Already in the first days of receiving Meridia, the amount of food eaten decreases by 30-30%.
Meridia is contraindicated in people with severe impairment of liver and kidney function, as well as some chronic diseases. Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa; Coronary artery disease, heart failure, congenital heart disease, peripheral artery occlusive diseases; Tachycardia, arrhythmia; stroke; arterial hypertension; Hyperthyroidism; Hepatic insufficiency, renal failure; Adenoma of the prostate (with the formation of residual urine); Pheochromocytoma; glaucoma; Narcotic and alcohol dependence; Pregnancy, lactation; Children’s age (under 18 years), old age. With caution – epilepsy, motor-verbal tic (involuntary contraction of muscles, violation of articulation).
Side effects of Meridia are poorly expressed and are temporary, usually do not require discontinuation of treatment. It is dry mouth, loss of appetite, stool retardation, insomnia, increased blood pressure by 1-3 mm Hg, increased heart rate by 3-7 beats per minute. There may be nausea, headache, dizziness, taste may break, sweating, exacerbate hemorrhoids.