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Bontril SR Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is phendimetrazine (Bontril SR)?
- What are the possible side effects of phendimetrazine (Bontril SR)?
- What is the most important information I should know about phendimetrazine (Bontril SR)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking phendimetrazine (Bontril SR)?
- How should I take phendimetrazine (Bontril SR)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Bontril SR)?
- What happens if I overdose (Bontril SR)?
- What should I avoid while taking phendimetrazine (Bontril SR)?
- What other drugs will affect phendimetrazine (Bontril SR)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Bontril SR)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
A dose taken too late in the day will cause insomnia.
What happens if I overdose (Bontril SR)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222. An overdose of phendimetrazine can be fatal.
Overdose symptoms of a phendimetrazine overdose include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach cramps, confusion, panic, hallucinations, extreme restlessness, feeling tired or depressed, ringing in your ears, chest pain, slow heart rate, weak pulse, fainting, seizure, or slow breathing (breathing may stop).
What should I avoid while taking phendimetrazine (Bontril SR)?
Phendimetrazine may cause blurred vision or impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert and able to see clearly.
Drinking alcohol can increase certain side effects of phendimetrazine.
What other drugs will affect phendimetrazine (Bontril SR)?
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
- insulin or oral diabetes medications;
- certain blood pressure medications, such as doxazosin (Cardura), prazosin (Minipress), or terazosin (Hytrin); or
- any other diet pills.
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with phendimetrazine. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about phendimetrazine.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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