IFA Norex 50mg (Amfepramone Hydrochloride)
What is IFA Norex 50mg (Amfepramone Hydrochloride) ?
IFA Norex 50mg (Amfepramone Hydrochloride) is a appetite depressant considered to produce less central nervous system disturbance than most drugs in this therapeutic category.
IFA Norex 50mg (Amfepramone Hydrochloride) is also considered to be among the safest for patients with hypertension.
How to use ?
Pills taken orally 25 mg 2-3 times a day for 30-60 minutes before meals in conjunction with a reduced calorie diet. If the effect is insufficient – 100 mg per day. The course of treatment – 6-10 weeks, a second course – 3 months. Children older than 12 years: half the adult dose.
An active ingredient of pills is “Anfepromona” (amfepramonum, abulemin, diethylpropion, natorexic, regenon, tenuate, phepranonum, “Apesate”, “Tenuate Dospan”, “Neobes”).
Anfepromona is white or white to slightly pinkish sheen crystalline powder with bitter taste. The easily soluble in water and alcohol. Compared to phenamine, amfepramone has little stimulating effect on the central nervous system and has little effect on peripheral adrenergic structure, i.e. it has a somewhat more selective anorexigenic action, inferior in the ability to reduce appetite to phenamine.
Anxiety; bad taste in mouth; change in sex drive; constipation; depression; diarrhea; difficulty moving; dizziness; drowsiness; dry mouth; enlargement of breasts; exaggerated sense of well-being; general body discomfort; hair loss; headache; increased pupil size; increased urination; jitteriness; menstrual upset; nausea; nervousness; restlessness; sleeplessness; stomach upset; tremor; vomiting. Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur: Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); bizarre behavior; blurred vision; chest pain; chills; fainting; fast or irregular heartbeat; fever; impotence; painful urination; pounding in the chest; seizures; shortness of breath; sore throat; swelling of the legs and feet; unusual bruising.
How IFA Norex works ?
Amfepramone has a minimal effect.
Randomised trials have shown that with the use of amfepramone increases patient weight loss of 3-4% compared to placebo.
Adrenergic stimulants increase norepinephrine release in certain areas of the brain, which leads to a decrease in food consumption.
There are only limited data on the efficacy and safety of amfepramone.
You need to carefully monitor the blood pressure in patients with a tendency to its increase or receiving antihypertensive therapy.
There is a potential (although low) risk of depending on amfepramone.
Norex pills approved only for short-term use.
Norex pills used in the treatment of obesity and maintenance of body weight only in the complex therapy, involving lifestyle changes, including dietary restrictions and / or physical activity. Duration of therapy should not be time-consuming and limited to a few weeks.