There is absolutely nothing that do not trend in Nigeria. A country of over 200million people, anything trend in naija. Apetamin, an appetizer shipped into the country from God knows where is now the drug in vogue especially among our ladies.
Apetamin comes in pills or syrup. It is a weight gain medication that has been turned into a “wonder” or abused drug by ladies. Many ladies I interviewed believe taking apetamin make them develop big buttocks, big hips, soft buttocks, curvy buttocks, curvy shapes, “figure 8”, coke body, big breasts, soft breasts, shiny skin, soft skin, long hair, red lips, and so on.
It is believed to be suitable (not medically) for persons with anorexia nervosa- an eating disorder in persons scared of weight gain so they refuse to eat.
But is apetamin safe? I don’t know if it has been approved by the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC). Nobody is talking about the safety of apetamine. All the reviews I have read online are from marketing companies like Jumia, Konga, Amazon, Alibaba, Yoota etc. And as we all know, when these companies review drugs or other consumables, it is for profit making and the side effects are usually hidden or not mentioned. Only the positives are made known and trumpeted.
For example, this is a review I copied from one of the online supermarkets whose name will not be published to avoid litigations.
“Are you skinny, thin, slim, or you are not happy with your body small size?There it goes Apetamin contains a unique combination of Cyproheptadine, Lysine and Vitamins. Cyproheptadine and lysine being essential in limiting amino acid helps to promote appetite. It helps gain weight fast within 1 week or 2weeks of use… it makes you eat and thereby depositing flesh to the slim body.. your clothes start getting tighter after consuming a bottle. It is the fastest weight gainer supplement.. the great thing about this product.. you don’t add to the cheeks thereby making your face wide, it doesnt do that; adds just to the body alone. Enjoy your body now. Bigger thighs, bigger booty, flesh on the arms. Apetamin is a weight gain supplement for people who have severe eating disorders. It is well know as the safest supplement to take not only for gaining a fast appetite but also putting on quick pounds within the first two weeks.”
You can see all the beautiful songs about this drug. No single word on its safety.
Once again, is apetamin safe? Perhaps these words I copied from a Google contributor may help…..
“An Unapproved Drug Masquerading as a Vitamin Syrup for Weight Gain….. However, Apetamin has NOT been approved by the FDA as a drug, and it contains cyproheptadine, an active pharmaceutical ingredient available only in prescription drugs in the US (Apetamin is also not approved in Canada or the UK).”
Has it been approved by NAFDAC? Who will save us from unapproved drug proliferation?
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