Phentermine is used as an appetite suppressant. It is used in
conjunction with an overall diet plan to reduce weight.
HOW TO TAKE PHENTERMINE
Phentermine diet pills are best taken on an empty
stomach one half-hour before breakfast. Because this medication may
cause sleeplessness, avoid taking a dose late in the day. Take this
medication as prescribed. Do not take it more often or longer than
PHENTERMINE SIDE EFFECTS
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
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. 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
Inform your doctor about all the medicines you use,
(prescription and nonprescription) especially if you take high blood
pressure medicine or MAO inhibitors (e.g., furazolidone, phenelzine,
selegiline, tranylcypromine) or any other weight loss medicine.
Decongestants are commonly found in over-the-counter cough and cold
Appetite suppressants are not a substitute for proper diet. For
maximum effects, this must be used in conjunction with a diet and
exercise program. Do not share this medication with others.
If you miss a dose, do not double the next dose. Instead,
skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
Store at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture.
Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.