Adipex Retard 15mg is an appetite suppressant of a pharmacological group of amphetamines and phenethylamines. This medication was approved to help reduce weight in obese patients for short-term use and combination with exercise, diet and behavior changes. It usually prescribed to individuals who have health risks due to their weight.
Adipex Retard 15mg is a stimulant similar to an amphetamine. Adipex Retard is an appetite suppressant that affects the central nervous system.
Why is Adipex Retard 15mg prescribed?
Adipex Retard 15mg is used to reduce body weight in obese or overweight patients. Often it prescribed in a regimen of weight reduction based on exercise, behavioral modification, and caloric restriction in the management of exogenous obesity for obese or overweight patients with the presence of other risk factors. Adipex Retard works by directly affecting the area of the brain that controls your appetite making you feel less hungry.
Dosage and administration
Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Take Adipex Retard orally disintegrating tablets by mouth with or without food.
Take Adipex Retard orally disintegrating tablets in the morning unless your doctor directs you otherwise. Taking Adipex Retard orally disintegrating tablets in the evening may cause trouble sleeping.
Make sure that your hands are dry before removing Adipex Retard orally disintegrating tablets from the bottle. Place the tablet on the top of your tongue where it will dissolve. The tablet dissolves quickly and can be swallowed with saliva. Adipex Retard orally disintegrating tablets may be taken with or without water. Take the tablet immediately after removing it from the bottle. Do not store the removed tablet for future use.
If you miss a dose of Adipex Retard orally disintegrating tablets, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.
Interactions with Adipex Retard Capsule
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Adipex Retard Capsule may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Adipex Retard Capsule may interact with the following drugs and products:
Adipex Retard side effects, adverse reactions
Generally, phentermine is relatively well tolerated but can cause some side effects because it releases catecholamines. Among the most common effects include: tachycardia, elevated blood pressure, palpitations, nervousness, irritability and insomnia. Additionally, if Adipex Retard is taken for long term, it may develop euphoria and addiction. Other less common side effects include blurred vision, changes in sex drive, clumsiness, confusion, diarrhea, dizziness, dry mouth, headache, irregular heartbeat, nausea or vomiting, psychosis, skin rash or itching, stomach pain, fatigue and bad taste.