Phentermine Diet Drug and the Struggle With Obesity 

The phentermine diet pill is a prescription medication utilized to promote losing fat and even battle obesity. When utilized in addition to diet, exercise, and behaviour modification, phentermine can help you to shed excess weight. There are several forms of phentermine available: tablets, capsules,

by Carroll Lane Sunday, May 15, 2011
The phentermine fat binder is a prescription medication used to promote reducing weight and tackle obesity. When included in conjunction with diet, exercise, and behaviour transformation, phentermine may help you to shed pounds. You can get three forms of phentermine available: tablets, capsules, and resin capsules. Brand names feature Adipex-P, Fastin, Obenix, and Oby-Trim. It's extremely important to observe that this specific drug must only be taken as outlined by your doctor and should not be used in combination with additional weight reducing items.

Phentermine is employed as a short-term drug to relieve obesity (individuals with a BMI or body mass index greater than 30.) If coupled with diet, physical exercise and behaviour changes, it may assist obese men and women slim down. It functions by targeting neurotransmitters in the brain (hypothalamus gland) to reduce an individuals urge for food. -The hypothalamus is a section of the brain that manages our emotions and behaviour. Other duties carried out by the hypothalamus also include regulating body temperature, digestion of food, hunger, circulation and sleep cycles. Furthermore, the hypothalamus gland regulates critical metabolic activities, helping us maintain natural fluid ranges as well as the administration of fats and sugars.

Background on phentermine. Phentermine obtained FDA approval in 1959 as an appetite curbing pharmaceutical. Phentermine hydrochloride then became available in the 1970s. Since the drug was authorized in 1959 there have been limited clinical tests performed. The most recent study was in 1990 which paired phentermine with fenfluramine or dexfenfluramine and then became identified as Fen-Phen. However, in the 1990's there were approximately twenty four instances of heart valve injury in Fen-Phen customers. As a result, fenfluramine and dexfenfluramine were voluntarily taken out of the market. Examination later revealed that nearly 30 % of men and women taking fenfluramine or dexfenfluramine encountered irregular valve problems. It's notable that the FDA did not ask producers to remove phentermine by itself from the market.

A word of caution. Considering that phentermine is chemically close in composition to the amphetamines, some users can become addicted to it. In fact, in the U.S. it's labeled as a controlled substance (Schedule IV) under the Controlled Substances Act.

Possible side effects. Like any other prescription medicine, this particular pharmaceutical could potentially cause significant health side effects. The adverse reactions of phentermine include vomiting, nausea, constipation, dry mouth, looseness of the bowels, a disagreeable taste, impotence, hives, high blood pressure, palpitations, and a accelerated heart beat (palpitations). Central nervous system complications may include hyperactivity, restlessness, sleeplessness, tremor, and dizziness. Phentermine, when combined with fenfluramine, has been connected with pulmonary hypertension and defects in heart valves. In addition, this drug could have a withdrawal effect, which includes low energy, abnormal sleepiness, tremors and depression (after lengthy use.) Furthermore, alcohol use may possibly amplify certain side effects such as dizziness. Phentermine could potentially cause some people to experience a false sense of well-being or to become lightheaded, sleepy, or less observant than normal.

Folks must call their doctor and discontinue taking phentermine if she or he start to experience any symptoms such as an allergic reaction such as swelling of the lips, face, or tongue, respiratory difficulties, throat tightness, or hives. Also, speak to your medical doctor any time there are any incidences of blurred vision or extreme headaches, abnormal heart rhythm, confusion, hallucinations, or irregular behavior, be sure you get hold of your doctor at once.

Disclaimer - The material above must not be considered as medical advice. It is STRONGLY encouraged that anyone obtain the advice of a qualified health care expert / medical doctor for more details about phentermine before receiving it. Do not use this medication or any drug without first making an appointment and personally visiting with your physician.

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