Fepranon - anorectic agent indicated for use in obesity nutritional origin.

Pharmacological action

Active ingredient  Formula Fepranon
 Fepranon has stimulating effect.

The mechanism of action is based on the excitation of the satiety center and oppression hunger center. Fepranon instructions for stimulating the cerebral cortex of the brain, peripheral adrenostimuliruyuschee almost no effect.

Furthermore, Fepranon improves metabolism and promotes weight loss in obesity.

Pharmacodynamic effect develops an hour after receiving the pellets, the duration of the action exerted by - at least eight hours.

Form release Fepranon

Fepranon drug release in the form of pills 25 mg containing the active ingredient - amfepramone.

Analogs Fepranon

Analogues Fepranon of the active substance is not released.

The closest analogue Fepranon mechanism of action medicaments Goldline, Meridia, Reduxine, Lindaksa and Sliema.

Indications Fepranon

According to the instructions Fepranon prescribed for the treatment of obesity nutritional origin.

Furthermore, Fepranon can take in a combination therapy for hypothyroidism and adiposogenital syndrome.


Fepranon contraindicated for instructions apply when:

  • Hypertension;
  • Atherosclerosis;
  • Pheochromocytoma;
  • Myocardial infarction;
  • Diabetes;
  • Pituitary adenoma;
  • Epilepsy;
  • Psychosis;
  • Glaucoma;
  • Thyrotoxicosis;
  • Hypersensitivity to the active or auxiliary components Fepranon.

Fepranon approved for use in pediatric patients from the age of twelve.

Dosing Fepranon

Jelly beans Fepranon advised to take before meals (half an hour) along with a reduced calorie diet. A single dose is 1 tablet, the multiplicity of reception - up to three times a day. With little effect of ongoing therapy Fepranon daily dosage can be increased up to four pills.

The average duration of treatment Fepranon - from six to ten weeks. Repeated courses of treatment can go through three months.

Children from 12 years, as a rule, appoint half the adult dosage.

Side effects Fepranon

The preparation of reviews Fepranon may cause the following undesirable side effects:

  • Weakness;
  • Dry mouth;
  • Tachycardia;
  • Itching;
  • Insomnia;
  • Conjunctivitis;
  • Rhinitis;
  • headache;
  • Constipation or diarrhea;
  • Euphoria;
  • Increased blood pressure;
  • The deterioration of sentiment;
  • Irritability;
  • Nausea;
  • Rash;
  • Vomiting;
  • Swelling of the eyelids;
  • Myalgia;
  • Polyuria;
  • Dysuria.

Prolonged  The analogue Fepranon
 Fepranon application for reviews may be reduced potency, alopecia, in some cases - drug dependency.

When taking high doses of Fepranon reviews can lead to:

  • Hyperreflexia;
  • Tremor;
  • Confusion;
  • Tachypnea;
  • Collapse;
  • Hallucinations;
  • Seizures (in the background of epilepsy).

For treatment of overdose Fepranon recommended:

  • Forced diuresis;
  • Gastric lavage;
  • Vomiting;
  • Acceptance of psychoactive drugs (in the development of mental disorders expressed) and beta-blockers (tachycardia);
  • Mechanical ventilation (with symptoms of respiratory failure).

Drug Interactions

Fepranon can weaken the hypoglycemic effect of insulin and hypotensive effect of guanethidine.

The risk of a hypertensive crisis increases with simultaneous use Fepranon with MAO inhibitors.

storage conditions

Fepranon refers to a number of potent substances (List B) and released only by prescription. Shelf life of pills - no more than 2 years.