what is adipex retard Phentermine ?
adipex retard Phentermine is a drug that suppresses appetite. Its exact mechanism of action is unknown. Phentermine is combined with a resin to create slow release which prolongs the effects of Adipex. Please be informed. This drug is a generics and it’s properties can be weaker than that of the same products from other branded manufacturers
Note: Short-term efficacy only has been demonstrated with regard to weight reduction. No significant data on changes in morbidity or mortality are yet available.
*How to calculate the body mass index (BMI): The BMI is the quotient of body weight (in kilograms) and the square of body height (in meters):
Why is adipex retard Phentermine prescribed?
adipex retard Phentermine is used to reduce body weight in obese or overweight patients. Often it prescribed in a regimen of weight reduction based on exercise, behavioral modification, and caloric restriction in the management of exogenous obesity for obese or overweight patients with the presence of other risk factors. Adipex retard works by directly affecting the area of the brain that controls your appetite making you feel less hungry.
Dosage / Direction for Use:
Evening dosing should be avoided, as this agent may induce nervousness and insomnia.
Dosage: As a rule, 1 capsule daily. In exceptional cases the dose may be increased to 2 capsules daily.
Hypersensitivity to the active ingredient or other sympathomimetic amines; pulmonary artery hypertension; severe arterial hypertension; current or past medical history of cardiovascular or cerebro-vascular diseases; hyperthyreosis, pheochromocytoma, glaucoma, prostatic adenoma, renal insufficiency; current or past medical history of psychiatric disorders, including anorexia nervosa and depression; propensity towards drug abuse, known alcoholism; children below 12 years and elderly patients.
Combination drug therapy with any other centrally acting anorectic agent is contraindicated due to the increased risk of potentially fatal pulmonary artery hypertension.
Use In Pregnancy & Lactation:
Concomitant use of inhalation anesthetics may lead to cardiac arrhythmias.
Phentermine drug interactions
The following drugs can interact with Adipex retard :
- Dexfenfluramine, fenfluramine, furazolidone, or inhibitors of MAO (eg., phenelzine) because the risk of serious side effects such as headaches, high blood pressure, low pulse, elevated temperature or fatal lung problems.
- Inhibitors of serotonin reuptake (such as fluoxetine).
- Guanadrel or guanethidine because their effectiveness may be decreased by phentermine.
Phentermine is used with a doctor-approved exercise, behavior change, and reduced-calorie diet program to help you lose weight. It is used by certain overweight people, such as those who are obese or have weight-related medical problems. Losing weight and keeping it off can lessen the many health risks that come with obesity, including heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, and a shorter life.
It is not known how this medication helps people to lose weight. It may work by decreasing your appetite, increasing the amount of energy used by your body, or by affecting certain parts of the brain. This medication is an appetite suppressant and belongs to a class of drugs called sympathomimetic amines.