What is Terfamex OD 37.5 mg?
Terfamex OD 37.5 mg is a prescription drug. It comes as an oral capsule, an oral tablet, and an orally disintegrating tablet.. It’s also available as a generic drug. Generic drugs usually cost less than the brand-name version. In some cases, they may not be available in every strength or form as the brand-name drug.
Terfamex OD 37.5 mg is a controlled substance. Your use of this drug will be closely monitored by your doctor.
Why it’s used
Terfamex OD 37.5 mg oral capsule is only used short-term (for a few weeks) to treat obesity. This drug aids in weight loss in very obese and overweight people with certain health risk factors. These risk factors include high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and diabetes. This drug is used along with exercise, a low-calorie diet, and other behavior changes to lose weight.
How it works
This drug belongs to a class of drugs called anorectics. A class of drugs is a group of medications that work in a similar way. These drugs are often used to treat similar conditions.
It isn’t known exactly how Terfamex OD 37.5 mg works to help you lose weight. It may work by increasing the release of chemicals in your brain that help reduce your appetite. This may help you eat less, which would aid in weight loss.
More common side effects
The more common side effects of phentermine can include:
- bad taste in your mouth
- dry mouth
If these effects are mild, they may go away within a few days or a couple of weeks. If they’re more severe or don’t go away, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.