IFA-LOSE Mazindol 1mg
What is IFA-LOSE Mazindol 1mg ?
IFA-LOSE Mazindol 1mg is used as a short-term supplement to diet and exercise in the treatment of obesity.
IFA-LOSE Mazindol 1mg is a tricyclic anorexigenic agent unrelated to and less toxic than amphetamine, but with some similar side effects.
Mazindol is available with a prescription under the brand names Mazanor and Sanorex. Other brand or generic formulations may also be available. Ask your pharmacist any questions you have about this medication, especially if it is new to you.
Mazanor 1 mg–white, round, scored tablets
Sanorex 1 mg–white, round tablets
Sanorex 2 mg–white, round, scored tablets
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed
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Take each dose with a full glass of water. Mazindol is usually taken one to three times a day before meals. Mazindol can be taken with food if it upsets your stomach. Follow your doctor’s instructions. Never take more of this medication than is prescribed for you. Too much mazindol could be very dangerous to your health. Store mazindol at room temperature away from moisture and heat.
an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; closing of your throat; swelling of your lips, tongue, or face; or hives);
an irregular heartbeat or very high blood pressure (severe headache, blurred vision); or
hallucinations, abnormal behavior, or confusion.
Other, less serious side effects may be more likely to occur. Continue to take mazindol and talk to your doctor if you experience
restlessness or tremor,
nervousness or anxiety,
headache or dizziness,
dry mouth or an unpleasant taste in your mouth,
diarrhea or constipation, or
impotence or changes in your sex drive.
Mazindol is habit forming. You can become physically and psychologically dependent on this medication, and withdrawal effects may occur if you stop taking it suddenly after several weeks of continuous use.
You cannot take mazindol if you have taken a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) such as isocarboxazid (Marplan), tranylcypromine (Parnate), or phenelzine (Nardil) in the last 14 days.
Changes in insulin and other diabetes drug therapies may be necessary during treatment with mazindol.
Mazindol may reduce the effects of guanethidine (Ismelin). This could lead to an increase in blood pressure.