Duromine™ is a trademark of weight loss drug – Phentermine. For about 25 years, Duromine™ (Phentermine) drug is sold in Australia, New Zealand and other Asia-Pacific countries.
The weight loss drug Duromine is an appetite suppressant. The active ingredient within Duromine is the generic drug phentermine. Phentermine is combined with a resin to create slow release which prolongs the effects of Duromine.
Duromine was included in the Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG) in 1991. For over 20 years, Duromine has been prescribed to teens and adults for a short-term anti-obesity therapy. Marketing status of Duromine in Australia: prescription only.
Today, 3M is the part of pharmaceutical company – iNova. Exactly, iNova is the manufacturer and exclusive distributor of Duromine drug from 2014.
iNova manufactures Duromine weight loss capsules containing 15mg and 30mg of active substance Phentermine. Duromine capsules of different strengths have different colors and markings. It can be easily distinguised by the boxes shown below.
Color of Duromine
Color of Duromine™
Color of Duromine™
15mg caps: Grey and Green (Duromine 15)
* Please take not that all Duromine does not appears in loose pills.
If you want to buy Duromine capsules, you can order them with our online clinic. Registration is required due to the E-Prescription requirements for Duromine.
Mechanism of action
Duromine is an appetite suppressant. Hunger cravings are reduced as the active chemical ingredient in Duromine effects the parts of the central nervous system. The active ingredient in Duromine is phentermine. It is recommended that Duromine be taken as an accompaniment to a healthy diet and regular exercise.
Phentermine is chemically similar to amphetamine and increased energy levels are common among patients.
Phentermine (the active ingredient of Duromine) is a psychostimulant affecting mainly noradrenergic, dopaminergic, and partly serotonergic nervous systems.
By stimulating the CNS, Phentermine provides a fast, powerful and prolonged anorexigenic effect.
Just 30-60 minutes after Phentermine oral intake, a person stops experiencing hunger. When taking large doses of Phentermine, the duration of anorexigenic effect may reach 24 hours.
Efficiency and safety
Results of long-term clinical trials have shown that Duromine helps to achieve a significant weight loss even in severe obesity.
Based on the result of clinical studies, Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) made a conclusion that benefits of Duromine use exceed the potential risk for patient’s health. Despite the fact that Duromine can cause severe side effects, this drug is the bestselling weight loss product in the world.
After Duromine was included in Australian Register of Therapeutic Goods (ARTG), iNova has received a license for its sale in Australia and all over the world. Thus, overweight and obese patience from 12 years and older have been prescribed with Duromine.
Duromine is recommended for use among patients who are medically classed as heavily overweight or obese. Typically for people with a BMI (Body Mass Index) greater than 27+ and who suffer from a related illness such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure or diabetes are normally considered as suitable candidates for the drug.
Inform us of the following:
- Any allergies that you may have, especially to if you have a known allergy to phentermine.
- Any other medicines that you are taking at the time (both prescription and over the counter)
- If your medical history includes high blood pressure, a heart condition, arteriosclerosis, overactive thyroid, diabetes, glaucoma or drug abuse.
- If you know or suspect that you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. If you become pregnant while taking Duromine tell your doctor.
- If you are breastfeeding a child.
- If you are prone to agitated states.
We are not going to just focus entirely on how safe Duromine is.
Duromine (Phentermine) stimulates the CNS, therefore can cause euphoria, anxiety, dizziness, drug dependence.
Duromine provides cardiovascular effects and may cause Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (PPH), Valvular Heart Disease (VHD).
Because of potential risks, Duromine capsules SHOULD NOT be prescribed to pre-obese and obese patients WITH a history of cardiovascular diseases and cerebrovascular diseases.
If you have never taken capsules, containing anorexigenic agent Phentermine, please read the information on side effects and contraindications in our "Duromine Consumer Information", before you buy Duromine online.
If used incorrectly or for excessive lengths of time, Duromine can be habit forming. If over used or abused Duromine patients can form a habit of perceived dependency.
Recommended dosing regimen
Adolescents from 12 years to 16 years should take a Duromine 15mg capsule once daily.
Patients of mature age should take a Duromine 30mg capsule once daily.
Elderly patients from 65 years (inclusive) and older should not take Duromine.
The maximum daily dose of Duromine 45mg is prescribed in individual cases.
Duromine capsules should be taken once daily, either before breakfast or within 2 hours of eating breakfast. It is advised to take Duromine early in the day as it known to cause insomnia and increased energy levels.
Duromine capsules should be swallowed whole with plenty of water.
Overdoses of Duromine can have serious consequences, if quantities are high enough this can include death. If an overdose is suspected seek medical help immediately.
Symptoms of overdosage can include: excess energy, tremor, hyperreflexia, increased breathing rate, confusion, assaultiveness, hallucinations, panic, excess fatigue, depression, arrhythmia, hypertension or hypotension, circulatory collapse, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal cramps.
Fatal poisoning usually terminates in convulsions and coma.
Recommendations for use
Regardless of prescribed daily dose, Duromine capsules should be taken in the morning at the same time.
If you miss a dose, Duromine capsule can be taken in the daytime but no less than 8 hours before bedtime.
Duromine drug may cause difficulty falling asleep and insomnia, so refrain from its use in the afternoon.
If a single dose of Duromine 30mg causes severe side effects, it can be divided into two intakes (A Duromine 15mg cap in the morning and a Duromine 15mg cap in the daytime).
Duromine capsules contain;
- Lactosevliquid paraffin
- Magnesium stearate
- Titanium dioxide
- Carbon black
The resin that is mixed with the generic ingredient phentermine to form Duromine creates a slow release effect which is designed to extend the effects of the pill throughout the day.
Additionally, Duromine 15mg contains:
- Brilliant blue FCF
- Iron oxide yellow
Additionally Duromine 30mg contains:
Duromine generic drugs (Not recommended)
Duromine is not the only weight loss drug containing anorexigenic agent Phentermine. Dozens of Duromine analogs (generic drugs) sold under different trademarks are available for sale at the international market. If you want to buy Duromine generic, it is quite possible that in your country it is sold under the trademarks: Acxion, Adipex, Adipex Retard, Adipex-P, Ionamin, Metermine, Redusa, Suprenza, Teramine, Terfamex, Zantryl. However, due to it's lack of timed releasing agents, generics phentermine may be heavily absorbed once ingested causing overly strong effect. At the same time, it may pre-maturely fades off after a few hours which in turns, cause you to consume more dosage and pills in a single day.
** But please note that we do not offer GENERIC Duromine™ (Phentermine) although its lower price. We insist that it is safer to get the REAL and AUTHENTIC Duromine™ from iNova Pharm here.