Phentermine 37.5 mg

Phentermine 37.5 mg is weight loss prescription diet pill approved by the FDA, it is an effective appetite suppressant ideally taken by patients with obesity issues for twelve weeks. It is recommended for people with BMI (Body Mass Index) 30kg/m².

Phentermine 37.5 mg ingredients

Phentermine 37.5 mg has Phentermine hydrochloride as its only active ingredient. It is a generic product which is available by different brand names, most popular being Adipex-P. FDA has described Phentermine 37.5 mg as the most prescribed appetite suppressant diet pill. It is an odorless crystalline powder which readily dissolves in water.

How Phentermine 37.5 mg works?

Phentermine 37.5 mg acts as neurotransmitter by suppressing appetite. Its active ingredient Phentermine hydrochloride increases nor-adrenaline release from never endings and it blocks its reuptake at sympathetic nervous system; this increases availability of nor-adrenaline to acts on beta adrenergic receptor of Hypothalamic part of the brain sending signals making the person not feel hungry. Phentenrmine 37.5 mg also increases the energy level by increasing blood circulation to muscles.

Phentermine 37.5 mg dosage

Usually your doctor will prescribe one Phentermine pill of 37.5 mg once a day before breakfast or 2 hours after breakfast with glass of water, or may advise half the dose (18.75mg) once day or 18.75mg twice a day (two half pills). The dosage should be clearly prescribed by your doctor; usually Phentermine 37.5 mg is prescribed for 12 weeks. Do not exceed the dose written by your health care provider!

Phentermine 37.5 mg interaction with medicines and conditions

Following medication may interact strongly with Phentermine 37.5 mg, you should inform your doctor if you’re on any of the bellow medications or have any health conditions:

  • Anti-hypertensive medication such as doxazocin (Cardura), prazocin (Minipress). Their dose may be altered if obesity is a major concern that needs Phentermine 37.5 mg.
  • Your insulin injections or oral hypoglycemic drugs dosage needs adjustment while you are being prescribed Phentermine 37.5 mg. You may need larger dose of these anti-diabetic drugs.
  • Anti-depressant Prozac if given with Phentermine 37.5 mg enhances its sympathomimetic effects. Therefore it should be avoided and priority is given to treat obesity with Phentermine 37.5 mg pill.
  • Phentermine 37.5 mg should not be given with any MAO inhibitors, due to great risk of serious side effects.

Phentermine 37.5 mg Side effects

When starting Phentermine 37.5 mg treatment, patients may have side effects of drowsiness, diarrhea, dryness of mouth, constipation, vomiting. Rare serious side effects are high blood pressure, increased heart rate, tremors, and restlessness. Patients should immediately notify their physician if such side effects occur.