Phendimetrazine Oral Capsule, Extended Release 105Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Phendimetrazine: Oral capsule, extended release (105mg)

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Phendimetrazine 105mg ER Cap
Eon Labs Inc a Division of Sandoz
Pill Identification: E5254 E5254 

What is this Medicine?

PHENDIMETRAZINE (fen dye MET ra zeen) decreases your appetite. It is used with a reduced calorie diet and exercise to help you lose weight.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Phendimetrazine: Oral capsule, extended release(105mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
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Phendimetrazine Tartrate 105mg Extended-Release Capsule

NDC: 001855254
  • Prescription Required
  • Federally Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Obesity

Storage Information
Protect from moisture
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Phendimetrazine Tartrate 105mg Extended-Release Capsule
Drug Image file DrugItem_5466.JPG
Eon Labs Inc a Division of Sandoz
Pill Identification: E5254 E5254 
Shape: capsule
Color: brown

Reported Side Effects for Phendimetrazine Tartrate 105mg Extended-Release Capsule

Eye Irritation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Elated Mood Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Dysphoria Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Dyskinesia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Chest Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Stiff Heart Vavle Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Fainting Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Psychosis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Fluid Retention Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Distressed Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Chest Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
High Pressure In Lungs Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Large Pupil Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Increased Sexual Desire Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Sexual Desire Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Irritability Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Urination Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Impotence (erectile Dysfunction) Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Flushing Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Loose Stools Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Painful Urination Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Blurred Vision Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Excessive Sweating Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Dry Mouth Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shaking Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Restlessness Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
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 Phendimetrazine Tartrate 105mg Extended-Release 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
Alcohol and Phendimetrazine Tartrate 105mg Extended-Release Capsule(Phendimetrazine Tartrate)
Alcohol and Phendimetrazine Tartrate(Phendimetrazine Tartrate)
Side effects from Phendimetrazine such as dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, or confusion may get worse if you consume alcohol-containing products.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Phendimetrazine Tartrate 105mg Extended-Release Capsule(Phendimetrazine Tartrate)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Phendimetrazine Tartrate(Phendimetrazine Tartrate)
Limit caffeine intake (examples: coffee, teas, colas, chocolate and some herbal supplements) while taking Phendimetrazine. Also avoid medicines containing additional Caffeine whenever possible. Side effects from Phendimetrazine 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, tremor, 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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