Sibutramine is a medicine used to treat obesity, more commonly known as Reductil or Reduce-15. Its effect is manifested by inhibiting the appetite.
Active Substance: Sibutramine Hydrochloride
Commercial Names: Sibutramine, Reductil, Reduce-15, Meridia
Purpose: Treating obesity. Decreases appetite.
Sibutramine is a drug that is used to treat obesity by inhibiting appetite. It reaches the blood at maximum levels after one hour after administration. It has been shown that sibutramine can increase the metabolic rate by up to 30% through a thermogenic effect. Unfortunately, this medicine is one with a long action (from 6 months upwards), taking place a slow weight loss, but lasting.
For people who practice bodybuilding, Sibutramine is not the best choice. The fact that it reduces the appetite is not for the benefit of a sportsman, especially for someone who practices bodybuilding. If you used this product, it would be within the cutting cycle; During this period you must have an adequate diet, and the lack of food will lead to the loss of muscle mass.
A possible use of Sibutramine could be if you are injured, or for any other reason, you cannot train and have a sedentary period. In such cases, Sibutramine may help keep your caloric level to a minimum, avoiding fat. It can also be useful for those with a high appetite, who cannot fit in a caloric deficit.
Sibutramine can be found in 10mg, 15mg or 20mg capsules. The administration is made starting with 10mg/day, taken in the morning on an empty stomach, and after 1-2 weeks it is used at 15mg/day, or even 20mg/day for a stronger effect.
Sibutramine Side Effects
The side effects of sibutramine are: hypertension, heart palpitations, insomnia, constipation, dry mouth, dizziness, headache. It is not recommended at all for those with heart problems.