Metermine is an anorexigenic drug, used in treatment of patients, who were diagnosed obesity. Metermine is produced by iNova Pharmaceuticals and it is one of most purchased medication for obesity treatment in Australia.
Metermine contains an active substance Phentermine in form of resins. Phentermine has been used for obesity treatment since 1959. For over 50 years, many analogues and generic drugs containing Phentermine as resins or salts appeared worldwide.
GENERIC OF METERMINE IN AUSTRALIA
Today (2014), several generic drugs of Metermine are available on Australian market. Curiously enough, all these generic drugs are being produced by the help of iNova:
- Phentermine Resin.
INOVA AND VALEANT COMPANIES
iNova and Valeant companies take part in the production of Phentermine Resin. By the end of 2011, iNova Pharmaceuticals became the part of Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, and this deal sealed the position of Metermine and Metermine generic drugs not just in Australia, but also all over the Asia-Pacific region.
METERMINE, DUROMINE AND PHENTERMINE RESIN INFORMATION
Metermine, Duromine and Phentermine Resin are identical generic drugs. Patients, who take one of these generic drugs, can use any of them safely. Overdose, the appearance and pharmacological effect of Metermine generic drugs are equal.
- Metermine 15mg, Duromine 15mg and Phentermine Resin 15mg – are capsules of grey and green color with identical compound.
- Metermine 30mg, Duromine 30mg or Phentermine Resin 30mg – are capsules of grey and reddish-brown color with identical compound.
- Metermine 40mg, Duromine 40mg or Phentermine Resin 40mg – are capsules of grey and orange color with identical compound.
The only difference between these generic drugs is their imprint – iNova or Valeant.
METERMINE GENERICS IN THE USA
On the world pharmacological market, several more generics of Metermine were available. Since 1959, three generic drugs of Metermine were available in the USA; these were produced by different companies:
- Ionamin (UCB Inc.)
- Phentermine Resin 30 (Quantum Pharmics)
- Phentermine Resin Complex (Lannett Holdings Inc.)
According to data in 2014, in the USA, you can buy Phentermine Resin Complex (Lannett Holdings Inc.) only. The dosage of Phentermine Resin Complex is 15mg or 30mg. The dose of 40mg is not used for obesity treatment in the USA.