Adipex-P is a drug which suppresses appetite and helps in reducing weight. Its generic name is Phentermine. It is primarily prescribed as a Weight Loss medication. It is also used by people for with high Blood Pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes and other medical conditions where obesity can increase the risk of their disease. This drug is also used for other medical conditions.
The common adult dosage is 18.75 to 37.5 mg per day. However this is the general dosage recommendation and might not be applicable for everyone. Stick to the dose recommended by your doctor. Do not consume it if you have less than 6 hours for your bed time.
The most popular dosage strength is 37.5 mg. This medication can be taken by anyone who is above the age of 18 years. The dose of adipex-p would work well along with a regular exercise and a proper healthy diet. A single medication of the drug can be taken one hour before or two hours after a breakfast.
Most side effects of Adipex are reversible and mild. These side effects are headache, nausea, dizziness and anxiety.
Adipex can also cause long-term side effects that are maintained even after the end of obesity treatment. These side effects are hypertension, tachycardia, depression and anxiety.
More also, if you experience symptoms of depression or signs of heart problems after using Adipex, be sure to tell your doctor.
Adipex-P should not be taken together with some drugs. Therefore, it is necessary for a patient to familiarize his/herself with the info about Adipex interactions with other drugs, before combining drug therapy.
Moreover, Adipex should not be prescribed to patients with:
History of drug abuse
Severe vascular diseases
Diagnosed allergy to psychoactive drugs
Uncontrolled and poorly controlled hypertension.