Patients can take this medicine (Phentermine) orally once a day. It is meant to be used together with a lifestyle therapy regimen involving a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical activity. Phentermine is an appetite suppressant that works in the brain. Take one hour before breakfast or 1-2 hours after breakfast. Thus your specialist can amend the dose to discover the best prescription for you. Use this medicine regularly and precisely as prescribed, to get the most value from it. Take it at the same time(s) every day. In addition, this medication is generally taken for just a couple of weeks. Do not take with other appetite suppressants.
Do not use Phentermine if you suffer from:
- Pancreatic diabetes
- Arterial hypertension
- Hypothyroidism of the thyroid gland
- Diseases of the central nervous system including depression
Patients should not consume alcohol while taking the capsules form of Phentermine. This is because this may lead to the increase of therapeutic effect and inhibition of the nervous system. As a result the patient will experience the side effects and allergic reaction may appear.
In addition, control of obesity treatment. Therefore, do not recommended to take Phentermine with any analogical drugs for weight loss.
Side Effects of Phentermine
Common side effects may include:
- Depressive condition
You can read more on the side effects of this drug from Mayo Clinic for more knowledge.
During the first week of drug use the patient may also experience the following side effects: stomachache, nausea, diarrhea, unpleasant taste in the mouth.
Taking Phentermine in accordance with instructions and dosage regimen the drug is well tolerated and the patient has no serious side effects