In December 2006, Mazanor 1mg tablets were approved as an obesity treatment in South Korea. The supplier of Mazanor (Mazindol) at South Korean market of anorectic products is Kwang Dong Pharmaceutical.
Mazanor 1mg tablets are supplied in packs of 30 and 100 pieces each. Three tablets is the maximum daily dose of Mazanor. Therefore, when used regularly the maximum daily dose of Mazanor 3mg, 90 Mazanor 1mg tablets are needed for a month of anti-obesity therapy.
Obese Koreans with BMI of 30 and above can get a prescription for Mazanor. If BMI ranges from 27 to 29.9, South Korean doctors prescribe other anorectic drugs, such as Phentermine or Phendimetrazine.