Adipex-P Oral Capsule 37.5Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Adipex-P: Oral capsule (37.5mg)

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Adipex P 37.5mg Cap
Teva Select Brands
Pill Identification: ADIPEX-P 37.5 
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Phentermine 37.5mg Cap
Actavis Inc. Towata LLC
Pill Identification: A-167 A-167 
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Phentermine 37.5mg Cap
Actavis Inc. Towata LLC
Pill Identification: A-167 A-167 
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Phentermine 37.5mg Cap
KVK-Tech, Inc.
Pill Identification: K 29 K 29
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Phentermine 37.5mg Cap
PD-RX Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
Pill Identification: K 29 K 29

What is this Medicine?

PHENTERMINE (FEN ter meen) decreases your appetite. It is used with a reduced calorie diet and exercise to help you lose weight.

In-Depth Information

Adipex P 37.5mg Capsule

NDC: 578440019
  • Prescription Required
  • Federally Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Obesity

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Adipex P 37.5mg Capsule
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Teva Select Brands
Pill Identification: ADIPEX-P 37.5 
Shape: capsule
Color: blue,white

Reported Side Effects for Adipex P 37.5mg Capsule

Stiff Heart Vavle Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Psychosis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Hives Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
High Pressure In Lungs Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Restlessness Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Elated Mood Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Dysphoria Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Metallic Taste Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Mouth Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shaking Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Tolerance Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Adipex P 37.5mg Capsule

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Adipex P 37.5mg Capsule(Phentermine Hydrochloride)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Phentermine(Phentermine Hydrochloride)
Limit caffeine intake (examples: coffee, teas, colas, chocolate and some herbal supplements) while taking Phentermine. Also avoid medicines containing additional Caffeine whenever possible. Side effects from Phentermine may get worse if you take excessive Caffeine. Taking a high amount of Caffeine can increase the risk of nausea, nervousness, palpitations, problems with sleep, rapid heartbeat, or other side effects.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

SECOND Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

THIRD Trimester

Class X - Adequate well-controlled or observational studies in animals or pregnant women have demonstrated positive evidence of fetal abnormalities or risks. The use of the product is contraindicated in women who are or may become pregnant.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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