Asenlix is a drug that belongs to the amphetamine group. It is used to treat obesity in patients with a body mass index of 30 kg/m2. The drug affects the hypothalamus, blocks hunger signals, improves metabolism. This increases the level of adrenaline and energy. The long-term effect of treatment with the drug is observed only in combination with proper diet and periodic physical activity.
Azenlix is prescribed only if a severe degree of obesity negatively affects all body systems, the risk of complications in the cardiovascular system is increased. To reduce the risk of heart attack, diabetes, and other pathologies, the doctor prescribes a complex therapy. Previously, Azenlix was used by athletes for stimulation, improving concentration, and reducing fatigue.
Dosage and administration
Clobenzorex is taken in a dose of 30 mg twice a day. Two tablets a day are sufficient to produce a stable effect. The dose of the drug shouldn’t exceed 4 tablets per day. The drug should not be taken before going to bed because of the risk of insomnia.
Before starting to take the drug, it’s necessary to undergo a comprehensive examination to rule out metabolic, hormonal, and psychological disorders. Anorexigenic treatment should be combined with a healthy diet and exercise.
The duration of treatment is determined by the doctor. On average, you need 4-6 weeks to achieve the effect. To avoid addiction, therapy should not last longer than 3 months. The drug should be withdrawn gradually, reducing the dose every week by 5 mg. Withdrawal syndrome may occur if treatment is stopped abruptly.
Contraindications and side effects
Asenlix should not be prescribed in the following cases:
- Sensitivity to the components of the drug;
- Gastrointestinal disorders;
- Liver and kidney disease;
- Age under 18 years;
- Pregnancy, lactation;
- Abnormalities of the cardiovascular system and blood pressure;
- Depressive condition;
The drug is contraindicated in patients with a history of drug or alcohol dependence. With long-term uncontrolled intake in large quantities can cause dependence and the emergence of euphoria. Therefore, it is possible to use the drug for the treatment of obesity only under the supervision of a doctor in a dose not exceeding the recommended one.
Uncontrolled intake of the drug can cause anorexia, depression. Side effects include sleep disturbance, irritability. The most dangerous side effect of the drug is pulmonary hypertension. The drug can cause increased pressure in the lungs, which in turn increases the risk of death. Therefore, it is necessary to seek medical help immediately in case of dyspnea during physical activity and immediately cancel the intake. In rare cases, the drug may cause angina, myocardial infarction, and cardiac arrest.
Common adverse reactions include:
- difficulty sleeping;
- increased anxiety;
- dry mouth.
Dizziness and headache are less common. In case of adverse reactions to Clobenzorex, it is necessary to immediately consult a physician and cancel the drug. Overdose of the drug is treated symptomatically in hospital conditions. The drug should not be used independently without prior consultation with your doctor and taking tests because of the risk of complications. The shelf life of the drug is 4 years. Keep out of reach of children.