What is Phentermine 37.5mg?
Phentermine 37.5mg is an appetite suppressant medication used for weight loss and management. It is chemically similar to amphetamine and is available in various combinations and variants. It is an FDA-approved medication for short-term use of up to 12 weeks.
How does Phentermine 37.5mg work?
Phentermine 37.5mg works by increasing neurotransmitters in the brain, such as norepinephrine, serotonin, and dopamine, which suppresses appetite and makes you feel less hungry. It is indicated for individuals with a BMI of 30/kg and 26/kg in the presence of obesity-related co-morbidities.
What are some side effects of Phentermine 37.5mg?
Phentermine 37.5mg may have some side effects, including tingling sensation, dizziness, dry mouth, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and constipation. Most side effects will disappear within a few days. However, if you experience severe side effects, seek immediate medical intervention.
What are some drug interactions of Phentermine 37.5mg?
Phentermine 37.5mg may interact with other medications, such as MAO inhibitors, insulin, oral diabetes drugs, and alcohol. It is essential to inform your doctor about any medications you are taking to avoid drug interactions.
Who should not take Phentermine 37.5mg?
Individuals on opioid medication, with uncontrolled high blood pressure, psychotic disorder, congestive heart failure, decreased renal or liver function, angina, or taking insulin or oral diabetes drugs such as nateglinide and pioglitazone, metformin, and liraglutide should not take Phentermine 37.5mg.
How to take Phentermine 37.5mg?
Take Phentermine 37.5mg as per your doctor’s instructions, half an hour before or after breakfast. Never share the medication with anyone, and do not chew, crush, or break the tablet. It is recommended for short-term use of up to 12 weeks.