- Are Bontril and Adipex the Same Thing?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Bontril?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Adipex?
- What is Bontril?
- What is Adipex?
- What Drugs Interact with Bontril?
- What Drugs Interact with Adipex?
- How Should Bontril Be Taken?
- How Should Adipex Be Taken?
Are Bontril and Adipex the Same Thing?
What Are Possible Side Effects of Bontril?
Common side effects of Bontril include:
- dry mouth,
- blurred vision,
- difficulty sleeping (insomnia),
- flushing (warmth,
- redness, or tingly feeling),
- upset stomach,
- increased or decreased interest in sex, or
What Are Possible Side Effects of Adipex?
Common side effects of Adipex include:
- upset stomach,
- dry mouth,
- an unpleasant taste in mouth,
- high blood pressure,
- sleep problems (insomnia),
- dizziness, and
- increased or decreased interest in sex.
- shortness of breath, even with mild exertion;
- chest pain, feeling like you might pass out;
- swelling in your ankles or feet;
- pounding heartbeats or fluttering in your chest;
- confusion or irritability, unusual thoughts or behavior;
- feelings of extreme happiness or sadness; or
- dangerously high blood pressure (severe headache, blurred vision, buzzing in your ears, anxiety, chest pain, shortness of breath, uneven heartbeats, seizure).
What is Bontril?
Bontril (phendimetrazine tartrate) is an appetite suppressant, used along with a doctor-approved, reduced-calorie diet, exercise, and a behavior change program to help patients lose weight. Bontrilis used in people who are significantly overweight (obese) and have not been able to lose enough weight with diet and exercise alone.
What is Adipex?
Adipex/Adipex-P (phentermine) is an appetite suppressant used in combination with diet and exercise for the short-term treatment of obesity.
What Drugs Interact With Bontril?
What Drugs Interact With Adipex?
How Should Bontril Be Taken?
The recommended dosage of Bontril is 1 tablet (35 mg) 2-3 times daily, one hour before meals. Bontril may interact with other drugs. Tell your doctor all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use, especially: drugs for depression, diabetes, high blood pressure, or other stimulants. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness or clear vision when taking Bontril PDM. Avoid alcoholic beverages. Caffeine can increase side effects of this medication.
How Should Adipex Be Taken?
The recommended dose of Adipex-P is 30 mg once daily.
Do not stop using Adipex suddenly after long-term use, or you could have unpleasant withdrawal symptoms consisting of excessive drowsiness, fatigue, tremors and depression.
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