What Is Duromine 40 mg?
Last updated on May 23rd, 2018
Today, you can buy capsules Duromine (Phentermine) 40mg in:
*In South Africa, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, and Malaysia, Duromine capsules are also available for sale.
However, the doses of 15 mg and 30 mg are the only doses that are approved for the treatment of overweight and obesity in these countries.
Regardless of the country, in which the patient resides, the treatment of overweight or obesity should begin with the medium dose of 30 mg. Then, Duromine dose can only be increased to 40 mg, if the doses of 15 mg or 30 mg fail to provide a satisfactory anorexigenic response.
One of the prerequisites for prescribing a high Duromine dose of 40 mg is the absence of serious side effects at lower doses of the drug.
Since Duromine 40mg capsules suppress appetite and increase blood pressure, they should not be administered to patients, who suffer from:
- Heart problems.
- Vascular diseases.
Inform your doctor about side effects from the medication intake as soon as you notice any, and he/she will possibly reduce the dose to 30 mg or even 15 mg. However, do not adjust the dose on your own. Besides, if you forgot to take one Duromine 40 mg pill, skip it if the next one is soon to be taken.
Never double the dose to avoid possible severe side effects that include allergic reactions, uneven heartbeat, irregular heart rate, fatigue, insomnia, difficulty breathing, problems urinating, nausea, dizziness, vomiting, upset stomach, etc.
Seek emergency medical assistance if the symptoms aggravate or diverse adverse reactions appear.
If you are prescribed 40 mg Duromine capsules, get ready for additional costs. Duromine 40 mg capsules contain by 25% active substance more than 30 mg capsule do and, therefore, their price is higher. Price difference, however, usually does not exceed 15-20%.
If the doctor has prescribed you the maximum Duromine 40 mg dose, it definitely means that you have a good overall health condition and no contraindications. Follow all the instructions given by the healthcare provides to make the treatment course effective and safe.