Phentermine

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Phentermine

Interaction

Phentermine

Phentermine is a nonamphetamine drug used as a short-term adjunct to calorie restriction for weight loss. Phentermine is available in two forms, phentermine hydrochloride (Fastin® and others) and phentermine resin (Ionamin® and others).

At the time of writing, this product had no well-known interactions with food, supplements, or other compounds. Follow manufacturer instructions for safe use.

Interactions Details

Interactions with Foods & Other Compounds

Food

Phentermine should be taken on an empty stomach.1

Alcohol

Phentermine may cause dizziness or blurred vision.2 Alcohol may intensify these effects, increasing the risk for accidental injury. People taking phentermine should avoid alcohol.

Brands

Common brand names:

Adipex-P, Ionamin, Pro-Fast SR, Fastin

References

1. Threlkeld DS, ed. Central Nervous System Drugs, Anorexiants. In Facts and Comparisons Drug Information. St. Louis, MO: Facts and Comparisons, Mar 1989, 239.

2. Threlkeld DS, ed. Central Nervous System Drugs, Anorexiants. In Facts and Comparisons Drug Information. St. Louis, MO: Facts and Comparisons, Mar 1989, 239.

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