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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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
|Overall rating:|| || |
|Effectiveness:|| || Highly Effective|
|Side effects:|| || Severe Side Effects|
|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|
|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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