Phentermine is similar to an amphetamine. It stimulates the nerves and brain in the central nervous system, which increases your heart rate and maintains your appetite. It can be used together with diet and exercise to treat obesity, especially in people with high blood pressure, diabetes, or high cholesterol.
Dosage of medication
Adult Dose for Obesity 8 mg orally three times per 30 min before meals, OR 15 to 37.5 mg orally once a day before breakfast or 2 hours after breakfast.
Pediatric Dose for Obesity 17 Years and Older:8 mg orally three times per day half an hour before meals, OR
15 to 37.5 mg orally per day before breakfast or 1 to 2 hours after breakfast.
Primary pulmonary hypertension which causes due to high blood pressure in the arteries in the lungs.
Shortness of breath,
Development of Tolerance.
Do not drive or use heavy machinery until you know how this drug will affect you.
Risk of Abuse and Dependence.
Do not stop suddenly, especially if the dose is high.
Valvular heart disease.
Adverse drug reaction while drinking alcohol with it.
If you are allergic to it medicine, stop taking this medicine or if you have any sign of its ingredients like –
Do not use it during pregnancy or while breastfeeding.