Lindaxa – a drug for weight loss, the active chemical – sibutramine (sibutramine hydrochloride monohydrate). Manufacturer Lindaxa – Czech pharmaceutical company Zentiva.
The Drug is sold in capsules of 10 and 15 mg. Packages are usually sold in blisters of three (30 capsules) and nine blisters (90 capsules).
Lindax Is a drug that affects the Central nervous system. The effect of sibutramine based on the anorexigenic effect, thanks to him in the body increases the feeling of saturation. In addition, sibutramine indirectly affects brown adipose tissue, increasing the process of heat release by the body, accompanied by the consumption of fat reserves.
Usually "Lindaksa" is prescribed for alimentary obesity with body mass index (BMI) more than 30 or with a body mass index of more than 27 if the patient has risk factors in the form type 2 diabetes and violations of protein metabolism. This drug is recommended for use in the treatment of those persons whose non-drug obesity therapy does not have a positive effect for 3 months.
Sibutramine provides a constant high level of "happiness hormone" serotonin. A person who has taken "Lindax" significantly reduces appetite, he does not want to chew something constantly for pleasure. Reducing the volume of portions gradually leads to a decrease in the volume of the stomach.
By there is no accompanying constant irritation that happens during compliance low-calorie diets.
The Drug is intended to help individuals with alimentary obesity learn to eat right. When using lindax, a person begins to reduce the caloric content of the diet to those values at which he begins to lose weight. Only this will be the correct process of weight loss, which should provide weight loss of at least 2 kg for 4 weeks. During treatment, the human body gets used to a new way of life, to a new diet, and after the abolition of the drug lives by the same rules with adequate exercise, so that the return of lost weight does not occur.
If after discontinuation of the drug return to old eating habits, the weight will come back. Long-term results can only be guaranteed by a comprehensive approach, including lindax, dietary changes and regular exercise.
Lindaxa must appoint a physician, given all the contraindications and possible side effects!
- Blood pressure should be measured every two weeks In patients taking sibutramine-based medications and the resting heart rate.
Contraindicated to take "Lindaxa" allergic reaction to sibutramine, coronary heart disease and chronic heart failure in the stage of decompensation, vascular diseases, arrhythmias, hypertension, the presence of organic causes of obesity, anorexia or bulimia throughout life, the presence of mental illness, Gilles de La Tourette syndrome, while the use of other drugs of Central action (antidepressants, sleeping pills, neuroleptics), when taking Mao inhibitors, hypothyroidism, severe renal and liver dysfunction, benign prostatic hyperplasia, pheochromacytoma, angle-closure glaucoma, drug addiction, alcoholism, pregnancy and lactation, under the age of 18 and over 65 years.
Side effects when taking Lindax most often disturbed at the beginning of the course of the drug (during the first month). The side effects of the drug are reversible and mostly easily tolerated by patients. These include dry mouth, emotional lability, headache, insomnia, increased blood pressure, increased heart rate, expansion of peripheral vessels (resulting in redness of the skin and a feeling of rising local skin temperature), constipation, exacerbation of hemorrhoids, sweating, taste changes.
After discontinuation of the drug in isolated cases, it was noted increased appetite, headache.
To Begin receiving the drug should with dosages of 10 mg. In the future, the doctor may increase the dosage, appointing Lindaksa 15 mg.
The Duration of admission with a constant positive dynamics of weight loss can be from three months to a year.
The doctor may prescribe both a constant intake of the drug and a "pulsating" regimen: take Lindax until the effect is achieved (appetite suppression), then take a break until return increased appetite, then resume intake and so on.
Analogues Of Lindax:
- To drugs, containing sibutramin, belong also German drugs meridia and obestat, Russian drug Reduxine.
In the United States in 2010 banned the use of medications that contain sibutramine.
In Europe, the ban on drugs with sibutramine came out yet before.
This is primarily due to the fact that overweight people bought and took Lindax without consulting a doctor. Meanwhile, the statistics show that 70% of people suffering from excess weight, there are problems with the heart and Lindaksa contraindicated to them.