Can Reductil be taken during pregnancy or while breast-feeding? Women of childbearing age should while taking Reductil, apply an appropriate contraceptive method. If you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy, you should not take Reductil. More information is housed here: Dean Ornish M.D. During lactation Reductil should not be used, since it is not known whether sibutramine passes into breast milk. What side effects can Reductil have? The following side effects can occur when taking Reductil: acceleration of the heartbeat (tachycardia), palpitations, blood pressure elevation, vasodilatation (skin redness with a sensation of heat), constipation, loss of appetite, nausea, intestinal complaints of mostly hamorrhoidaler nature, indigestion, dry mouth, insomnia, headache, dizziness, nervousness, paraesthesia of skin (Paraesthesia), anxiety, drowsiness, errors of the sense of taste, sweating, chills. In some cases there may be small blotchy skin bleeding, hair loss, reduction in the number of platelets (thrombocytopenia), allergic reactions from mild skin rashes and urticaria (Urticaria) until come to occurrence of facial and tongue swelling and shortness of breath or allergic shock, anxiety, depression, seizures, temporary disturbances of memory (short term memory), visual disturbances, functional disorders of the heart, runny nose, throat inflammation, inflammation of the paranasal sinuses, jaundice (Icterus), inflammation of the liver (hepatitis), diarrhea, vomiting, kidney inflammation, urinary retention, also to changes of ejaculation (ejaculation) and of sexual climax (orgasm), impotence, and disorders of the menstrual cycle, such as prolonged and increased menstrual bleeding.
Rarely observed withdrawal symptoms such as headaches and increased appetite. In patients where it comes under treatment with sibutramine to a permanent increase in blood pressure and pulse rate, treatment must be removed (see when is necessary when taking Reductil caution?). In rare cases came with certain Appetite suppressants, especially in longer-term treatment, shortness of breath as a first sign of a very serious side effect on. If it should come under Reductil to shortness of breath or a known load shortness of breath worsened, is to stop treatment immediately and consult a doctor for urgent clarification of the shortness of breath.