This is a weight loss aid that claims that it will help you “burn fat and eat less food effortlessly.” This a great promises and very enticing indeed! In short, by using the product you will burn fat effortlessly and eat less effortlessly. (This diet pill used to come in 455mg but it is now 370mg).
I do not wish to be biased too early in this review but this product appears to be a little inconsistent. Is it that I am just too critical?
That aside; what gives the manufacturers of this product the right to make such bold statements about its strength? Probably the ingredients. The proof of the diet pill has always been in the ingredients.
Apidexin is one of those pills that could be an excellent natural appetite suppressant but do the ingredients in this weight loss product curb appetite and burn fat? Let’s see.
This ingredient also known as African mango has been clinically tested and it enabled participants to lose 28.1 lbs of weight as opposed to the placebo group who lost only 1.5, in a recent research study. It also delays stomach emptying meaning that it will sustain the feeling of fullness longer than normal.
Also known as raspberry ketone is a portent fat burner, the renowned Dr. Oz ‘fat burner in a bottle’. Studies have established that raspberry ketones halt the action of an enzyme known as alpha amylase that breaks down carbohydrates and helps the absorption of dietary sugars. This process leads to fat reduction. However, it is very disappointing that Apidexin does not say how much of this ingredient is involved.
Although there are many claims that this ingredient can help with weight reduction, there have been only one peer reviewed study about the efficacy of Forskolin in weight loss that concluded that two doses of 250mg with the forskolin strength of 10% can help reduce obesity. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16129715
The quantities of caffeine in this product are not revealed. But this compound is pure caffeine powder and it is mainly used as a stimulant in many weight loss supplements that also reduce appetite.
Studies have shown that this brown seaweed extract can increase thermogenics in the adipose tissues.
There have been studies on this compound and it is thought that it also has a thermogenic effect on the body but studies have not undergone human clinical trials. It is also a stimulant.
This is an Asian herbal extract that is in the form of gum resin. It was once thought to reduce the level of LDL cholesterol in the blood but studies have failed to come to this sort of conclusion.
Studies have not proved that this vitamin supplement can help with weight loss. Although normally, this vitamin helps the metabolic processes in the human body, increasing its intake does not mean increased metabolism.
This is another stimulant that has also been proven to control cravings and reduce appetite. In a study 1000mg were used to get the desired effects in humans. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2753428/ Elsewhere, it is recommended that you take 200mcg up to 3 times a day for effectiveness.
These are the main ingredients in this pill and most of them look quite good and effective. The only problem is that the quantities may be a bit questionable here and there. The biggest quantities seem to be of Vitamin B12 and Chromium Picolinate but the others are withheld on the grounds that is a proprietary blend! But how will you get the confidence to buy if you can not tell how much of the active ingredients there is?
Although these ingredients seem promising, my confusion arises with the fact that the original Apidexin that was 455mg and has been reviewed by many users and marketers, had somewhat different ingredients. Right now the Apidexin that is on the site is 370mg with some of the old ingredients like Mentha Longifolia, cumin seed and orea europea excluded. The new composition includes Chromium Picolinate, Vitamin B12, Gugulsterones etc.
In addition, there is another site that is advertising a product that is called Abidexin with a ‘B’ instead of ‘P’, that has exactly the same line of ingredients, same strength, different name! These are strange goings on you might agree. However, once you get to the Apidexin checkout, everything changes back to 455mg from 370mg! The prices are pretty much similar for both products Apidexin and Abidexin.
I had a chat with one of the operators about what the difference between the two products is and this is our conversation:
Cathleen: Do you have questions? If so, let me know. Thanks!
Me: what is the difference between abidexin and apidexin
That is a great question! There is no difference between the 2 products, they both have the same great formula. However the manufacturer is changing the name because they don’t want our customers to get it confused with Adipex-P which is a pharmaceutical grade prescription and our products are 100% natural.
Me: why? I thought the fame that you got with apidexin would make you stay put. I would not be confused!
Cathleen:The manufacturer is changing the name because they don’t want our customers to get it confused with Adipex-P. It is solely up to the manufacturer. I am sorry for any confusion.
Me: Can they put that up on the site?
Cathleen:I will make note of your suggestion and talk to the website department. However, it will be up to them to change anything.
Therefore, BUYER BE WARNED, at the moment of writing this post, there are two Apidexin merchant websites by two different names APIDEXIN and ABIDEXIN. While Apidexin seems to have had many independent customer reviews, Abidexin only seems to have the ones posted on the official website which apparently are “anecdotal”.
‘While many customers have lost 20 or more pounds, the testimonials above should be considered anecdotal. You “the consumer”, may not experience the same results set forth in the testimonials.’
These can be found on Amazon as the ones at the official website may not be that independent. While there are quite a few positive reviews, the overall rating of the product is 3 stars out of 5. This means that it is not just about average. What is more concerning is that more people gave it 1 star than those that gave it 5 stars. This may bias some buyers to abandon the product.
Some customers also experienced some side effects but many of them disappeared after taking the product for a couple of days. This is the way that many diet pills react quite often.
In my opinion based on my investigation, this product originally seemed to have been a good weight loss aid. However, due to the discrepancies that they exhibit on their website and the appearance of another site without any notification to intending buyers of the change of name, it seems to be playing tricks.
For what reason? One possibility could be drop in sales due to quality issues and they are now trying to get some quick cash before they are caught out again. Right now, Amazon has no Apidexin stocks but they have Abidexin. Check out my Abidexin VS Apidexin review to see the similarities for your self.
Update: Since I wrote this post, there have been changes to Apidexin diet pill in the strength and ingredients. Please take a peek at my Review of Abidexin, to get all the details. If Apidexin is changing name to Abidexin, they are not informing their customers about it!
Another Update 10/8/13 : Apidexin is back in stock at Amazon and Abidexin sales are rising.
So What Now? Where do we go from here amidst this confusion and apparently tricky behaviour? While there are so many diet pill scams, all is not lost in the sea of fraud. There are still companies that wish to provide the best product to their customers. While this diet pill changes like the weather, there are other products that are more consistent and that will give possibly better results.
Garcinia Extra appears to be a better alternative to Apidexin. It has the following benefits in comparison:
*Blocks Fat and Burns Fat
*200mg Raspberry Ketone
*1000mg Garcinia Cambogia (60% HCA)