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Phendimetrazine (Phendimetrazine Tartrate) - Summary

 
 



SUMMARY

PHENDIMETRAZINE TARTRATE TABLETS, USP 35 mg 

Phendimetrazine tartrate, as the dextro isomer, has the chemical name of (2S,3S)-3,4-dimethyl-2-phenylmorpholine L-(+)-tartrate (1:1).

Phendimetrazine tartrate is indicated in the management of exogenous obesity as a short term adjunct (a few weeks) in a regimen of weight reduction based on caloric restriction in patients with an initial body mass index (BMI) of 30 kg/m2 or higher who have not responded to appropriate weight reducing regimen (diet and/or exercise) alone.

Phendimetrazine tartrate is indicated for use as monotherapy only.


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NEWS HIGHLIGHTS

Media Articles Related to Phendimetrazine

Research into brain control of liver lipid production could cause break in obesity and diabetes treatment
Source: Cardiovascular / Cardiology News From Medical News Today [2015.01.30]
Ways of keeping the heart healthy has widened, with the discovery that the brain can help fight off hardening of the arteries.

Teenage misperception of weight may lead to adult obesity
Source: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness News From Medical News Today [2015.01.28]
According to a new study, teens - particularly boys - of a healthy weight who falsely believe themselves to be overweight are at increased risk of obesity in adulthood.

New Canadian Obesity Guidelines Aimed at Primary Care
Source: Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology Headlines [2015.01.27]
The panel strongly recommends weighing people and referring those at high risk for diabetes to weight-loss programs but advises against attempts at weight-gain prevention or use of weight-loss drugs.
Medscape Medical News

Role of the Microbiome in Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes
Source: Medscape Diabetes & Endocrinology Headlines [2015.01.27]
Will new treatments for type 2 diabetes and obesity target gut microbiota?
Diabetes Care

New Canadian guideline to help prevent and manage adult obesity
Source: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness News From Medical News Today [2015.01.27]
A new guideline from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care to help prevent and manage obesity in adult patients recommends body mass index measurement for both prevention and management...

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Clinical Trials Related to Phendimetrazine

Phendimetrazine and Cocaine [Recruiting]
This study will determine the safety and tolerability of phendimetrazine (Bontril®) as a pharmacotherapy for cocaine use disorder. A rigorous, inpatient human laboratory study will be conducted in which the subjective and physiological effects of cocaine are evaluated during maintenance on placebo and phendimetrazine.

Efficacy of Natural Vitamin E Tocotrienol on the Treatment of Surgical Scars [Recruiting]
The overall goal of this study is to determine the efficacy of tocotrienol (TCT), a natural form of vitamin E, in preventing or reducing scar formation in human skin wounds as well as the basal levels of TCT in normal human skin and adipose tissue.

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PATIENT REVIEWS / RATINGS / COMMENTS

Based on a total of 1 ratings/reviews, Phendimetrazine has an overall score of 10. The effectiveness score is 10 and the side effect score is 4. The scores are on ten point scale: 10 - best, 1 - worst.
 

Phendimetrazine review by 27 year old male patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Highly Effective
Side effects:   Severe Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   weight loss
Dosage & duration:   35mg taken 2 times per day for the period of 4 weeks
Other conditions:   none
Other drugs taken:   none
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   A total of 20 pounds lost in one month.
Side effects:   Although I reached my goal weight, the drug made me very restless, anxious, moody. I also experienced headaches, and falling asleep was not easy while on this drug. Dizziness, light headed.
Comments:   Take one 35mg pill in the morning and one after lunch to curb appetite. I fond myself able to stay more active and run longer at the gym. It's a toss up if the results were worth the side effects. It's obvious that a drug this strong that makes you want to run a marathon and not eat can't be good for you!

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