- 1 Overview
- 2 Usage
- 3 Frequently Asked Questions
- 4 How Do I Take It?
- 5 Precautions
- 6 Symptoms of Overdosage
- 7 Common Side-Effects
- 8 Serious Side-Effects
- 9 Rare Side-Effects
- 10 Disease Interactions
- 11 Technical Classification
- 12 Storage Conditions
- 13 Available Alternatives
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OverviewPHENTERMINE is a Schedule H drug.
Phentermine is a stimulant similar to an amphetamine. It acts as an appetite suppressant by affecting the central nervous system.Phentermine is used together with diet and exercise to treat obesity (overweight) in people with risk factors such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or diabetes.It works by decreasing appetite.
UsagePHENTERMINE is generally used to treat: Obesity
PHENTERMINE can address symptoms like: Weight Gain
Frequently Asked QuestionsQ: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Check with your Doctor first
Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Check with your Doctor first
Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe
Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Not Advised for age < 18yrs
Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Dangerous – Studies indicate Human-Fetal Risk
How Do I Take It?PHENTERMINE is generally taken Before Food.
Route of Administration: Oral
- Do not use phentermine if you are pregnant or breast-feeding a baby.
- You should not take phentermine if you have a history of heart disease
- Do not use phentermine if you have taken an MAO inhibitor in the past 14 days.
- You should not take phentermine if you are allergic to it.
- Phentermine may be habit forming. Never share phentermine with another person, especially someone with a history of drug abuse or addiction.
- Take phentermine exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow all directions on your prescription label.
- Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. Some brands of phentermine should be taken on an empty stomach before breakfast or within 2 hours after breakfast.
- Suprenza disintegrating tablets can be taken with or without food.
- To prevent sleep problems, take this medication early in the day, no later than 6:00pm.
- Phentermine should be taken only for a short time, such as a few weeks.
- Do not stop using phentermine suddenly, or you could have unpleasant withdrawal symptoms. Ask your doctor how to safely stop using this medicine.
- Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
- Phentermine may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert.
Symptoms of OverdosagePHENTERMINE over-dosage can result in: Rapid Breathing, Restless Or Irritability, Irregular Heartbeat, Chest Pain, Hallucinations, Seizures (uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs)
Common Side-EffectsPHENTERMINE : Insomnia, Essential Tremor, Constipation, Head Headache, Restless Or Irritability, Dizziness, Difficulty Sleeping, Dry Mouth, Abdomen Upset Stomach, Unusual Taste In Mouth, Rapid Heart Rate (pulse)
Serious Side-EffectsPHENTERMINE : Seizure, Shortness Of Breath, Decreased Appetite, Right Side Upper Abdomen Pain, Pounding Heart (pulse), Mood Swings
Rare Side-EffectsPHENTERMINE : Pulmonary Hypertension, Hallucinations, Depressed Mood, Legs Swelling, Ankles Swelling
Disease InteractionsPHENTERMINE can interfere with: Hyperthyroidism, Myocardial Infarction, Glaucoma, Psychosis, Anxiety, Neurosis, Hypertension, Pheochromocytoma, PAD (Peripheral Artery Disease), Acute Liver Failure, Syncope, Seizure, Alcoholism
Technical ClassificationPHENTERMINE is categorized as:
- ANOREXIANTS / CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM AGENTS
- CNS STIMULANTS / CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM AGENTS
Storage ConditionsRoom Temperature (Between 15 To 25 C)
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