Phentermine Hydrochloride Oral Capsule 15Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Phentermine Hydrochloride: Oral capsule (15mg)

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Phentermine 15mg Cap
KVK-Tech, Inc.
Pill Identification: K 26 K 26 
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Phentermine 15mg Cap
Eon Labs Inc a Division of Sandoz
Pill Identification: E882 E882 

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.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Phentermine Hydrochloride: Oral capsule(15mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Phentermine Hydrochloride 15mg Capsule

NDC: 107020026
  • Prescription Required
  • Federally Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Obesity

Storage Information
Store between 68 to 77 degrees F, excursions permitted 59 to 86 degrees F
Phentermine Hydrochloride 15mg Capsule
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KVK-Tech, Inc.
Pill Identification: K 26 K 26 
Shape: capsule
Color: gray,yellow

Reported Side Effects for Phentermine Hydrochloride 15mg 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 Phentermine Hydrochloride 15mg 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 Phentermine Hydrochloride 15mg 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 C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

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


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