Duromine and Adipex Retard are the trademarks of weight loss drugs, containing anorexigenic agent Phentermine.
In drugstores, these drugs are available on prescription only.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist which trademarks of Phentermine-containing diet pills are available for asale in your location.
Weight loss drug Adipex Retard is produced by G.L. Pharma and R.P. Scherer.
These companies produce the modified-release capsules, containing anorexigenic agent Phentermine (as resinate).
People can get Adipex Retard 15mg capsules in Czech Republic and Malaysia.
- The supplier of Adipex Retard in Malaysia is Germax Sdn Bhd
- The supplier of Adipex Retard in Czech Republic is Gerot Pharmazeutica.
What is the difference between Duromine and Adipex Retard drugs?
The main difference between Duromine and Adipex Retard is the dosage of the active ingredient Phentermine.
Duromine capsules may contain 15mg, 30mg or 40mg of Phentermine.
Phentermine dosage in one Adipex Retard capsule is just 15mg.
Adipex Retard capsules are not produced in 30mg and 40mg strengths, so you will not find them anywhere.
On the international pharmaceutical market of slimming medications, you can find 3, 7, 30 and 300 Duromine capsules per package.
The maximum storage temperature of these capsules is 30°C.
Shelf life of Duromine capsules is 3 years (from the date of manufacture).
On the international pharmaceutical market, you can find 100, 300 and 500 Adipex Retard capsules per package.
The maximum storage temperature of these capsules is 25°C.
Expiration date of Adipex Retard is 5 years (from the date of manufacture).
Duromine capsules and Adipex Retard capsules have one and the same active substance, but different inactive ingredients.
- List of inactive ingredients of Adipex Retard capsules includes sodium propylparaben, hydrogenated soybean oil, glycol–1750–ricinoleate, soy lecithin, sodium ethyl paraben, sorbitol (70 %), yellow, orange.
- To see the list of inactive ingredients of Duromine capsules, depends on the dosage and is indicated in the patient leaflet.
If patient was diagnosed with hypersensitivity to inactive ingredients of Adipex Retard, he can be prescribed Duromine capsules.
Duromine capsules, as well as other drugs containing Phentermine, are not available in the Czech Republic.
Malaysia is one of the few countries, where both these weight loss drugs are available in local pharmacies.
When inactive ingredients of Adipex Retard capsules cause a severe allergic reaction, doctors can prescribe Duromine capsules as alternative.
If you want to get Duromine or Adipex Retard capsules, and they are not available in your region, check out some other drugs that contain Phentermine in local pharmacies.
Please note that weight loss capsules that contain Phentermine are no longer available in most of the countries.