Weight Loss Medicine:
Mazindol Lose Generic Name: mazindol (MA zin doll) Brand Names: IFA LOSE What is mazindol? Mazindol is a sympathomimetic amine, which is similar to an amphetamine. It is also known as an “anorectic” or an “anorexigenic” drug. Mazindol stimulates the central nervous system (nerves and brain), which increases your heart rate and blood pressure and decreases your appetite. Mazindol Lose is used as a short-term supplement to diet and exercise in the treatment of obesity. Mazindol may also be used for other purposes.
Weight Loss Medicine
Indications for use
Mazindol LOSE-IFA is indicated for adults and adolescents over the age of 12 years for next cases:
- Obesity against the background of uncontrolled appetite;
- Neurogenic and endocrine disorders;
- Weight gain after treatment with hormones;
- Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
Direct indication for the prescription of tablets is a body mass index exceeding 27-30 units. The minimum duration of intake – 30 days, the maximum course – three months. Severe obesity can be repeated up to twice a year.
Against the background of a course of taking tablets with Mazindol 2mg in the composition, the following symptoms are possible:
- dry mouth;
- urinary retention;
- sleep disturbances;
- excessive sweating;
- skin rash;
If persistent side effects occur, it’s recommended to reduce the daily dosage and inform the attending physician. The drug is taken with caution since the active ingredient is addictive. A decrease in effectiveness by the end of the course isn’t excluded.
A significant increase in the dose is fraught with the intoxication of the body with mazindol. Characteristic symptoms are hallucinations, confusion, shortness of breath, palpitations, tremors of extremities. In case of overdose, emergency medical assistance is needed.