What is Phentermine Hydrochloride used for?
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.
Less serious side effects may include:
- nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, upset stomach;
- headache, blurred vision;
- feeling nervous, anxious, or jittery;
- sleep problems (insomnia);
- dizziness, drowsiness, tired feeling;
- depressed mood;
- dry mouth, unpleasant taste in your mouth;
- decreased sex drive; or.
- Phendimetrazine (Bontril, Adipost, Anorex-SR, Appecon, Melfiat, Obezine, Phendiet, Plegine, Prelu-2, Statobex) is a stimulant drug of the morpholine chemical class used as an appetite suppressant.
- Drug Abuse And Dependence. Controlled Substance: Bontril® PDM (phendimetrazine tartrate) is a Schedule lll controlled substance. Dependence: Phendimetrazine tartrate is related chemically and pharmacologically to the amphetamines.
- Some physicians hope that Belviq will be a safe replacement for fenfluramine, the “fen” in fen-phen. Fen-phen was a combination of the serotonin-booster fenfluramine and the stimulant phentermine. Phentermine is only approved for short-term weight loss.
Diethylpropion is an appetite suppressant similar to an amphetamine. Diethylpropion stimulates your central nervous system (nerves and brain), which increases your heart rate and blood pressure and decreases your appetite. Diethylpropion is used as together with diet and exercise to treat of obesity.
Updated: 2nd October 2019