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Phentermine hydrochloride is indicated in the management of exogenous obesity as a short term (a few weeks) adjunct in a regimen of weight reduction based on caloric restriction. The limited usefulness of agents of this class (see CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY) should be measured against possible risk factors inherent in their use.


Exogenous Obesity: One capsule at approximately 2 hours after breakfast for appetite control. Late evening medication should be avoided because of the possibility of resulting insomnia.

Administration of one capsule (30 mg) daily has been found to be adequate in depression of the appetite for twelve to fourteen hours.

Phentermine hydrochloride is not recommended for use in children under 12 years of age.


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Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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