pills are sympathomimetic amines, which are similar
to amphetamines. Phendimetrazine is also known as an
"anorectic" or "anorexigenic" medication.
This medication is used as an appetite suppressant.
It is used in conjunction with an overall diet plan
to reduce weight. It is available as Phendimetrazine
35 mg tablets or Phendimetrazine 105 mg tablets for
rapid weight loss.
Phendimetrazine is a weight loss medication.
Phendimetrazine stimulates the central nervous system
(nerves and brain), which increases your heart rate
and blood pressure and decreases your appetite. Phendimetrazine
is recommended by physicians as a short-term supplement
to diet and exercise in the treatment of obesity.
Phendimetrazine is best taken on an empty stomach
one hour before meals. Sustained-release or long acting
products must be swallowed whole. Crushing or chewing
them will destroy the long action and may cause increased
side effects. Because this medication may cause sleeplessness,
avoid taking a dose late in the day. Take Phendimetrazine
as prescribed. Do not take it more often or longer than
If you miss a dose, do not double the next
dose. Instead, skip the missed dose and resume your
usual dosing schedule.
If overdose is suspected, contact your local
poison control center or emergency room immediately.
Symptoms of overdose may include restlessness, fever,
fast breathing, dizziness, confusion, hallucinations,
panic or paranoid, drowsiness, convulsions, unconsciousness,
unusually fast or slow heart beat, headache, nausea/vomiting,
diarrhea, stomach pain, pale or flushing, chest pain,
sweating, muscle weakness, agitation, large pupils,
- Phendimetrazine must be stored at room temperature
away from heat and light.
- Do NOT store Phendimetrazine in the bathroom, near
the kitchen sink, or in other damp places. Heat or
moisture may cause the medicine to break down.
- Do NOT keep outdated medicine past the expiry date.
- Phendimetrazine should be kept out of children's
Duration of Usage
Phendimetrazine is usually taken for 8 to 12
weeks. Use in combination with other appetite suppressant
medicine is generally not recommended. Consult your
doctor before such use.
Blurred vision, dizziness, 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 doctor. Notify your doctor if you experience chest
pain, nervousness, pounding heart, difficulty urinating,
mood changes, breathing difficulties or swelling while
taking this medication. If this medication makes you
dizzy or lightheaded, avoid driving or engaging in activities
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
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.