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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

New study questions role of breast milk in obesity prevention
Source: Nutrition / Diet News From Medical News Today [2015.04.10]
A new study supports human milk as the optimal first food for babies, but the study raises questions about whether breast milk protects children from becoming obese.

Obesity in children: Breastfeeding is best, but...
Source: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness News From Medical News Today [2015.04.10]
Yes, while breastfeeding is the optimal first food for a baby, it's not as simple to say that it will protect all children from becoming obese.

Being underweight increases dementia risk, while obesity reduces it, study finds
Source: Obesity / Weight Loss / Fitness News From Medical News Today [2015.04.10]
While past research suggests obesity increases dementia risk, a new study finds this may not be the case. Instead, being underweight may increase risk of the condition.

Could Obesity Help Protect Against Dementia?
Source: MedicineNet Dementia Specialty [2015.04.10]
Title: Could Obesity Help Protect Against Dementia?
Category: Health News
Created: 4/9/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/10/2015 12:00:00 AM

Stress and obesity: Your family can make you fat
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2015.04.09]
Study examines link between chronic family stressors, adolescent obesityAdolescent obesity is a national public health concern and, unchecked, places young people on a trajectory for a variety of...

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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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