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Phentermine, Adipex P, Pro-Fast SA


Phentermine is an appetite suppressant. It works by helping to release certain chemicals in the brain that control appetite.


appetite suppressant


Phentermine is useful for reducing weight in obese patients when used short-term and combined with exercise, diet, and behavioral modification.

Side Effects

Common Side effects
Digestion: Bad taste in mouth; constipation; diarrhea; dry mouth; upset stomach.
Changes in sex drive; impotence
Dizziness, headache
Exaggerated sense of well being; Mood swings, agitation, irritability, nervousness, over-stimulation, restlessness, sleeplessness, difficulty sleeping

Severe side effects - Seek medical attention right away if any of these occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); bizarre behavior; chest pain; fainting; fast heartbeat; pounding in the chest; shortness of breath; swelling of the legs and feet; tremor.

Drug-Vitamin-Herb Interactions




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