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(phentermine hydrochloride) Orally Disintegrating Tablet
Suprenza is an orally disintegrating tablet (ODT) of phentermine hydrochloride, USP. Phentermine hydrochloride is a sympathomimetic amine anorectic. Its chemical name is α,α,dimethylphenethylamine hydrochloride. The structural formula is as follows:
C10H15N • HCl M.W. 185.7
Phentermine hydrochloride is a white, odorless, hygroscopic, crystalline powder which is soluble in water and lower alcohols, slightly soluble in chloroform and insoluble in ether.
Suprenza is available as an orally disintegrating tablet (ODT) containing 15 mg, 30 mg, or 37.5 mg of phentermine hydrochloride (equivalent to 12 mg, 24 mg, or 30 mg of phentermine base).
Suprenza contains the inactive ingredients mannitol powder, citric acid powder, Povidone CL, Povidone K 30, sucralose, magnesium stearate, peppermint flavor, talc, sodium lauryl sulfate, and mannitol pregranulated. Suprenza 15 mg ODT also contains FD&C Blue # 1 lake and FD&C Yellow # 5 lake. Suprenza 30 mg ODT also contains FD&C Yellow # 5 lake. Suprenza 37.5 mg ODT also contains FD&C Blue # 1 lake.
Last reviewed on RxList: 7/2/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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