Duromine 30mg capsules is only available with a doctor’s prescription. It has been prescribed for you only. Do not give it to anyone else even if their condition is the same as yours. Your doctor may prescribe Duromine for another purpose. If you are not sure why you are taking this medicine ask your doctor.
Duromine is a controlled drug C5. It should be kept in a secure place and under no circumstances should it be given to anyone else.
Active Ingredients: Each capsule contains: Phentermine 30mg
Warnings: When you must not use Duromine:
If you have any of the following medical conditions: very high blood pressure, high blood pressure in the lung, problems with the valves in your heart, disease related to blood vessels in the brain, severe heart disease including changes in the rhythm or rate of the heart beat; narrowing of the blood vessels due to thickening or hardening of the blood vessel wall, overactive thyroid gland, psychiatric illness including anorexia nervosa (loss of appetite) and depression, glaucoma (high pressure in the eye).
If you are currently taking, or have taken within the last 14 days, antidepressant medicines from the mono-amine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) class such as phenelzine (eg Nardil) or tranylcypromine (eg Parnate).
If you are allergic to phentermine or to any of the ingredients listed under “Product Description”.
If you have previously misused drugs or alcohol.
After the “use by” date on the box.
Extended Information: Please note that even though this is the main indication of use/condition, your Doctor may have prescribed this for another reason. Please follow your Doctors directions.
For more information on Duromine, visit Medsafe Duromine Consumer Medicines Information
- When do you start losing weight on Duromine?
Although results may vary amongst individuals, results are typically visible 1 month after starting treatment. Typically, there will be at least a 5% reduction in body weight after a 12-week course.
- What does Duromine do to the body?
Duromine (Phentermine) is an indirect-acting sympathomimetic amine that works on the central nervous system to suppress appetite. Duromine has also been reported to inhibit neuropeptide Y which is the primary signally pathway for the induction of hunger and this can help weight loss by decreasing your hunger and making you feel full for longer.
- How much weight can you lose from Duromine?
A 5-10% reduction is expected in most individuals after a 12-week course of Duromine. In some cases, there are case reports of a 15% reduction in body weight. For someone that is 150kg, that is equivalent to a weight loss of 22.5kg!
- How overweight do you have to be to get Duromine?
At your prescriber’s discretion, Duromine is indicated for anyone that has a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30kg/m² or greater who has not achieved an adequate clinical response to an appropriate weight-reducing regimen alone. In some situations and at your prescriber’s discretion, Duromine may be considered for people below the BMI 30kg/m². Duromine is a prescription-only medicine, if you think Duromine is the right product for you, please see your healthcare prescriber first.
- Is Duromine good for weight loss?
There are 4 main weight loss medicines available in New Zealand. Duromine is the market-leading product prescribed in New Zealand for the treatment of weight loss and has been in widespread use for 40 years.