Users' questions

Does phentermine cause long-term damage?

Does phentermine cause long-term damage?

Phentermine, especially when combined with fenfluramine, has been associated with high pressures in the pulmonary arteries (pulmonary hypertension) and defects in heart valves, both serious complications. Physical and psychological dependence may occur with the long-term use of phentermine.

How long can you be on phendimetrazine?

Phendimetrazine is usually taken for only a few weeks at a time. It should not be taken with other appetite suppressants (see also Drug Interactions section). The possibility of serious side effects increases with longer use of this medication and use of this drug along with certain other diet drugs.

Can phentermine cause psychosis?

Like many other sympathomimetics, phentermine is known to induce psychotic symptoms. Thus, phentermine associated psychotic symptoms have been reported repeatedly since 1960s. 10) Once the medications are stopped, psychotic symptoms generally improve in patients who had no prior history of psychotic disorder.

Can phentermine cause heart arrhythmia?

Side effects of phentermine include insomnia, dry mouth, dizziness, hypertension, and tachycardia. Other cardiac arrhythmias have been rarely reported.

Can phentermine make you manic?

Case reports indicated that the use of phentermine in patients with bipolar disorder may lead to manic or hypomanic episodes,28-31) and the report of Allison et al. 33) suggested that phentermine may induce or aggravate depression in some patients.

Are there any long term side effects of phendimetrazine?

Frequency not reported: Valvular heart disease, palpitation, tachycardia, elevated blood pressure, ischemic events, flushing [ Ref] Frequency not reported: Psychotic state, insomnia, agitation, libido changes [ Ref] Frequency not reported: Overstimulation, restlessness, tremor, dizziness, headache [ Ref]

How often should you take phendimetrazine sustained release?

The sustained-release form of phendimetrazine is usually taken once a day 30 – 60 minutes before the morning meal. Swallow this medication whole. Do not crush, chew, or break the capsules. Doing so can destroy the long action of the drug and may increase side effects. The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy.

How is phendimetrazine different from other prodrugs?

Differences in the in vivo effects of phendimetrazine and phenmetrazine, which depend on the route of administration, have led to the speculation that phendimetrazine might actually be a prodrug and that one of its metabolites is the active compound. 11 Figure 2. Metabolism of phendimetrazine to phenmetrazine.

When to use phendimetrazine tartrate for weight loss?

Phendimetrazine Tartrate. Phendimetrazine 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.

Frequency not reported: Valvular heart disease, palpitation, tachycardia, elevated blood pressure, ischemic events, flushing [ Ref] Frequency not reported: Psychotic state, insomnia, agitation, libido changes [ Ref] Frequency not reported: Overstimulation, restlessness, tremor, dizziness, headache [ Ref]

The sustained-release form of phendimetrazine is usually taken once a day 30 – 60 minutes before the morning meal. Swallow this medication whole. Do not crush, chew, or break the capsules. Doing so can destroy the long action of the drug and may increase side effects. The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy.

Differences in the in vivo effects of phendimetrazine and phenmetrazine, which depend on the route of administration, have led to the speculation that phendimetrazine might actually be a prodrug and that one of its metabolites is the active compound. 11 Figure 2. Metabolism of phendimetrazine to phenmetrazine.

Phendimetrazine Tartrate. Phendimetrazine 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.