Fastin is a diet pill that is prescribed to obese people to help them lose excess weight. Read on to know all about this drug including its uses, dosage, interactions and side effects.
What is Fastin?
It is a quick thermogenic intensifier which is used to treat obesity. It acts as a dietary supplement and suppresses the appetite. It causes rapid fat loss by increasing the metabolic rate. This diet pill promotes Themogenesis (burning of stored body fat) and releases norepinephrine and dopamine which are responsible for rapid weight loss. Intake of the diet pill enhances the energy level and does not cause jitters, unlike various similar drugs.
This pill is available in the market in various forms, such as capsules and tablets. Ask your health care provider about the form of medication that is best suited for your body.
The essential ingredients of this diet pill are:
- Methylsynephrine HCl
- Synephrine HCl
- Yohimbe Extract
- Phenylethylamine HCl
- N-Methyl-B-Phenylethylamine HCl
- Theobromine Anhydrous
- Microcrystalline Cellulose
- Stearic Acid
- Sodium Starch Glycolate
- Hydroxy Propyl Methylcellulose
- Magnesium Stearate
- Titanium Dioxide
The original manufacturer and distributor of this dietary supplement was King Pharmaceuticals. In the US, Hi-Tech Pharmaceutical offers the best quality of this drug to all its customers.
This dietary supplement should be taken 2 hours after breakfast to suppress your appetite. It is highly recommended that you avoid taking the medicine in the evening, since it can lead to insomnia. Regular intake of one capsule (30mg) is enough to suppress the appetite for the next 12-14 hours. Children below 12 years should not be allowed to take the medicine in any case. Fastin should not be taken with fenfluramine, cathinone, phentermine, dextroamphetamine, methylphenidate, amphetamine and other phenethylamines. Do not consume the drug during pregnancy. For safe results, consult your health care provider before taking the drug. The bottle containing the medicine should be kept sealed after use, since Fastin is moisture and heat receptive.
Fastin Missed Dose
If you miss a dose of the medicine due to any reason, make sure you take it as soon as you remember. Do not double the dose in any case. Do not skip your regular dose for the missed one.
Seek for medical help if you suspect an overdose of this medication. A Fastin overdose can be very fatal and may be indicated by:
- Feeling of hostility
- Stomach cramps
- Rapid breathing
- Irregular heartbeat
- Overactive reflexes
Avoiding Fastin under medical conditions
Few individuals have severe medical background. The drug should be avoided by individuals having an alcohol problem and a history of severe medical disorders like:
- Heart disease
- Overactive thyroid
- Having allergy towards amphetamines, diet pills, stimulants and cold medications
- Coronary artery disease
- Severe high blood pressure
- Thyroid disorder
Fastin Side Effects
Regular use of this drug may give rise to a number of side effects in the body of the patient. Inform your doctor immediately if you experience:
- Chest pain
- Ankle or feet swelling
- Unusual thoughts
- High blood pressure (which causes blurred vision, buzzing in your ears, anxiety, confusion, severe headache, chest pain, shortness of breath and uneven heartbeats)
- Tremors and dizziness
- Unpleasant taste of the mouth
- Feeling of short breath
- Pounding heartbeats
- Felling of extreme sadness or happiness
Fastin Storage Instructions
This prescription medicine should be stored at room temperature in a very tight container or box. Do not let air pass in the container. Make sure the container is away from light, heat and moisture. Do not put it inside refrigerator. Make sure the container is out of the reach of the children and should be disposed off when the medicine becomes outdated.
Fastin Drug Interactions
Continuous intake of alcohol with this medicine may lead to unfavorable drug interactions. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you are taking, especially:
- Oral diabetes medications
- Blood pressure medicines
- Antidepressant medications [such as Fluoxetine (Prozac, Sarafem, Symbyax), Paroxetine (Paxil), as Citalopram (Celexa) and Sertraline (Zoloft)]
Caution is to be maintained while prescribing this drug to individuals suffering from hypertension. The insulin requirements in patients suffering from Diabetes mellitus may be changed due to the use of the diet pill. This diet-supplementary medicine may minimize the hypotensive activity of Guanethidine.
If you are sensitive to the use of caffeine, consult your doctor before taking the medicine. In case you have taken an overdose of the medicine, contact a poison control center on an urgent basis. Consuming excess alcohol while taking the medicine may cause serious health disorders (such as stroke and heart attack).