Duromine Side Effects
Last updated on May 23rd, 2018
The effectiveness and safety of Duromine are well studied and confirmed by:
Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG)
New Zealand Medicines and Medical Devices Safety Authority (Medsafe)
Duromine provides a fast weight loss, yet, like any prescription anorectic, can cause potentially dangerous side effects. Most of undesirable reactions are caused by the influence of Duromine on the function of:
- central nervous system (CNS)
- cardiovascular system (CVS)
- gastrointestinal tract (GIT)
Before getting a prescription for Duromine pills, obese patient should be warned about possible side effects and the causes of their appearance.
Patients who are well aware of Duromine side effects will be able to:
- Independently recognize the symptoms and signs of unwanted reactions.
- Take timely measures to alleviate and prevent side effects.
In this review, you will find a list of adverse reactions and potential risks, associated with the use of Duromine. This review is published for information purposes only and should not be considered a substitute for the advice of the attending physician.
Duromine can cause three main types of adverse reactions:
- Dizziness (Vertigo)
- Essential tremor
- Depressed mood
- Euphoric mood
- Tiredness and fatigue
- Heart Palpitations
- Precordial pain
- Cardiac arrest
- Chest pain
- Heart attack
- Heart failure
- Dry mouth
- Stomach cramps
- Bad taste in mouth
In addition, side effects, may occur due to:
Symptoms of an overdose are similar to the usual side effects of Duromine, but are much more pronounced.
Besides the usual side effects – additional undesirable reactions may occur due to overdose of Duromine, including:
|Cardiovascular Events||Psychiatric Symptoms
When severe and serious side effects (including, but not limited to those listed in this review) occur, it is necessary to stop the use of any medication and seek emergency medical attention.
If side effects are caused by an overdose of Duromine, patient may need to:
|Rinse the stomach
If no more than 3-4 hours passed after the administration of the last dose of Duromine.
|Take activated charcoal
After the completion of the gastric lavage procedure.
If Duromine overdose causes convulsions and agitation
Duromine may interact with different groups of drugs, including:
|Antidepressants||Hypoglycemic agents||Sleeping pills|
|Anorectics||Psychotropic drugs||Antihypertensive drugs|
|Sympathomimetics||Adrenergic antagonist||Tyrosine-based hormones|
You can find more information about Duromine side effects, caused by drug interactions.
Duromine causes allergic reactions only in people who have an individual hypersensitivity to Phentermine or inactive ingredients included in these diet pills.
The main allergy signs to Duromine are as follows:
- dermatological reactions (urticaria, itchy rash);
- ophthalmic symptoms (eye redness, itchy eyes);
- bronchopulmonary reactions (dyspnea, wheezing, runny and stuffy nose).
Depending on the individual characteristics of the patient, symptoms of drug allergy to Duromine can be manifested:
- within the first hour after taking the drug;
- within a few days after its use.
At the first allergy signs, stop using Duromine and seek a medical advice of your doctor.
Treatment of obesity with Duromine will be safe only if the obese patient
- Strictlyobserves the dosing regimen and does not abuse the diet pills.
- Timelyinforms the doctor about all symptoms and signs of unusual reactions or side effects
- Undergoesregular medical examination at least once every three months.
Therefore, regardless of the obesity severity and BMI – weight should be reduced gradually, by combining Duromine pills with a healthy diet and physical activity.