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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.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
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.
No information provided.
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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