Q. What does Phendimetrazine do ?
A . Phendimetrazine is used as an appetite suppressant. It is used in conjunction with an overall diet plan to reduce weight.
Q. How does Phendimetrazine work ?
A. Phendimetrazine stimulates the central nervous system (nerves and brain), which increases your heart rate and blood pressure and decreases your appetite. Phendimetrazine is recommended by physicians as a short-term supplement to diet and exercise in the treatment of obesity.
Q. What precautions should be taken care of before starting on Phendimetrazine ?
A . Tell your doctor your complete medical history especially if you have high blood pressure, an over-active thyroid, glaucoma, diabetes or emotional problems. Consult with your doctor if you think you are pregnant or before breast-feeding. This medication can be habit forming and must be used with caution. Alcohol can increase unwanted side effects of dizziness. Limit alcohol use. This drug is not recommended for use in children. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for further information .
Q. What is the recommended dosage of Phendimetrazine ?
A. Phendimetrazine is best taken on an empty stomach one hour before meals. Sustained-release or long acting products must be swallowed whole. Crushing or chewing them will destroy the long action and may cause increased side effects. Because this medication may cause sleeplessness, avoid taking a dose late in the day. Take Phendimetrazine as prescribed. Do not take it more often or longer than directed.
Q.Does Phendimetrazine have any known side effects?
A. Blurred vision, dizziness, dry mouth, sleeplessness, irritability, stomach upset or constipation may occur the first few days as your body adjusts to the medication. If these effects persist or become bothersome, inform your doctor.
Q. How long can the medication be taken?
A. Phendimetrazine is usually taken for 8 to 12 weeks. Use in combination with other appetite suppressant medicine is generally not recommended. Consult your doctor before such use.
Q. Does long term use of Phendimetrazine affect health?
A. Since Phentermine is prescribed for short term treatment of obesity; there are no clinical findings of the long term effects of this drug.