Hoodia is a natural extract of the plant Hoodia Gordonii (a leafless succulent plant known for its potent medical qualities). The main active ingredient of this medication is P57 which regards as the appetite suppressive molecule. It provides an effect similar to glucose. It affects the brain by ‘tricking’ its hunger centre. As a result this medication is able to decrease an appetite. It reduces interest in food and delays the time before hunger sets in. This medication is chiefly used in the weight management.
Take this medication exactly as prescribed by the doctor trained in treating with herbal medications or supplements. Carefully follow all instructions. Avoid exceeding your dose or taking this medication longer than it was advised by your doctor.
Notify your doctor in case you have been suffering from diabetes, problems with heart or cardiovascular system functioning, blood clotting disorder. There is a must to discuss with your doctor a list of other medications you may take consentaneously with Hoodia. If you use other medicinal products or food supplements without your doctor’s permission, it may result in a serious aggravation.
This medication is contraindicated in patients having displayed a severe allergic reaction to any herbal component of the product; patients that are pregnant (or plan to be pregnant) or breastfeeding a child; in case of diabetes, cardiac insufficiency, hypertension, severe bleeding/blood clotting disorder, anorexia or bulimia nervosa. This medication is not given to children unless directed by the pediatrician.
Possible side effect
No side effects are expected to be produced. This medication contains natural components that are safe for health. A majority of patients haven’t experienced any severe drug response; however there is a must to perform a constant research.
This medication may interact with warfarin, heparin (potent anticoagulants used in the treatment of thrombosis) and aspirin.
In case you have missed your dose, take it as soon as you remember. If you see it is near the time for the next dose, skip taking the missed dose and resume your regular dosing schedule. Never double your dose.
If you suspect you have used too much of this medication, seek emergency medical attention right away. You must do this even if symptoms of discomfort or poisoning haven’t been indicated at once. You may need urgent medical attention.
This medication is stored in a cool dry place, away from sunlight, heat and moisture. Do not store it in the bathroom. Keep this product out of the reach of children and pets.
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