Bio-Slender is an orally administered anorexiant agent for the treatment of obesity. Its composition is formulated from natural products Camellia sinensis, Taraxacum officinale, Garcinia cambogia 5-Hydroxytryptophan, Paullinia cupana, Panax Ginseng and Chitosan .
Bio-Slender: 300 mg for formula containing natural ingredients, 2 capsules per day
14-16 years: 1 capsule per day 300mg
>16 years: Administer as in adults
Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) : (e.g. Fluoxetine, Fluvoxamine, Sertraline, Sibutramine)Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors are used for depression, premenstrual dysphoric syndrome, bulimia nervosa, obsessive compulsive disorder, and weight loss. Bio-Slender contains 5-HTP which is converted to serotonin, so medications that increase serotonin may increase the risk of developing a rare but serious condition called serotonin syndrome-symptoms include confusion, muscle rigidity, hot flashes, changes in blood pressure and heart rate, and coma.
Triptans: (e.g. Sumatriptan, Zolmitriptan, Rizatriptan, Naratriptan, Almotriptan, Eletriptan, Frovatriptan) Triptan drugs are used to treat, but not prevent, migraines. These drug works by affecting serotonin receptors in the brain. If taken in combination with 5-HTP (a supplement that also affects serotonin levels), they may increase the risk of serotonin syndrome.
MAO inhibitor drugs :(e.g. Phenelzine, Tranylcypromine) MAO inhibitors are used in the treatment of depression and panic disorder and in the prevention of headache. Although there have been no reported drug interactions with 5-HTP or with any other ingredient in Bio-Slender, MAO inhibitors may cause drowsiness, confusion, fever, agitation, seizures, elevated blood pressure, called serotonin syndrome. No historic or clinically significant interaction has been observed or reported when patients concurrently taken Bio-Slender and MAOs but Caution should be used when prescribing Bio-Slender to patients who use MAO inhibitors.
Hypersensitivity to active components. Shouldn't be taken if you are pregnant or nursing.
No warnings are currently listed for Bio-Slender® due to the botanical nature of the principal ingredients used in the formulation. Organic causes of obesity such as hypothyroidism should be excluded before prescribing Bio-Slender.
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