Phentermine is also known by various names such as Obermine, Obenix, Oby-Trim, Fastin, Anoxine-AM, Lonamin, Obephen, Obestin-30, Phentrol and by Adipex-P. It is a very effective medicine since 1959 to lose extra weight and it is very popular all over the world. Phentermine is authorized by FDA. Later on in 1990 it was known by Phen-Fen. Phentermine varies the seratonin levels and releases a chemical called Adrenaline due to which side effects such as high blood pressure and insomnia are caused. The other side effects that are caused by the Phentermine are dizziness, reduction in appetite, loss of sexual desires and restlessness.
Normally Phentermine is used for shedding excess weight for short period of time. In case of pregnancy, doctors do not prescribe Phentermine as this may cause abnormality in newborn babies. This also results in obesity and diabetes. This particular medicine doesn’t suit for people suffering from high blood pressure. Phentermine is very addictive in nature and it is very difficult to quit as it results in depression and in lethargy.
Phentermine is a medication that is used along with overall diet plan and helps in suppressing appetite and turn reduces the excess weight. This Phentermine is normally taken empty stomach around one hour before the breakfast. More attention is paid on the dose after consulting doctor. Excess quantity of dose than the prescribed results in various abnormalities and side effects. It doesn’t suit immediately and takes few days to get accustomed to the body. During this period you may have symptoms like constipation, soar throat, improper sleep and irritability.
Patients suffering from diseases like high blood pressure, active thyroid disorders, diabetes and glaucoma should not opt for Phentermine medication. In case of women, who are in pregnancy period and breast-feeding mothers should always consult doctor and if possible avoid this medication. Children below the age of fifteen years are not recommended with Phentermine.
In case you are using Phentermine as a weight loss medication then you should not opt for other weight losing medicines such as tranylcypromine, furazolidone, selegiline and phenelzine. The other important fact is that phentermine is not a substitute for the diet and along with medication; proper diet and the controlled exercises are to be done to get the satisfactory results. The medication provided to the individual should not be shared with others. In case if you have missed a particular dose, do not take double dose next time, this may lead to danger.
The other fact about Phentermine is that it is not meant for reducing few pounds of weight and it is for those people who are around twenty percent over weight as per the height- weight ratio. This medicine is available in tablet format as well as in capsules. The normal dose prescribed is three tablets per day one hour before each meal.
The treatment period depends on the nature of individual and it is normally extended up to four to six weeks. Care needs to be taken about proper storage and it should be kept away from children and kept in dry and moisture free areas. Phentermine is easy to swallow and should be taken along with water.
There are various ways for procuring this medicine. It is readily available in medical stores and can be ordered online. Before opting for Phentermine, your medical history needs to be reviewed by the doctor.
When you are using Phentermine tablets, a break needs to be implemented between two schedules so that your body builds some resistance power to the medicine.
Carrying out proper exercises is must while taking Phentermine because they burn calories and makes you slimmer and at the same time Phentermine restricts you from eating more.