Adipex-P is one of the popular pharmacological medications for obesity treatment in the USA. For the convenience of patients, Adipex-P is available as tablets or capsules containing 37.5mg of Phentermine.
Adipex diet pills are sold at the USA drugstores by prescription only. In order to get a prescription for Adipex-P, obese patients should be examined by a doctor. Usually, doctors prescribe Adipex-P diet pills to an obese person with body mass index (BMI) greater than, or equal to 30.
Obese patients with BMI of 27 or higher can also be prescribed Adipex-P if available some obesity-related diseases (hyperlipidemia, controlled hypertension, diabetes).
The efficiency of Adipex-P diet pills in fighting obesity is achieved by the influence of Phentermine on the brain. Phentermine affecting the central nervous system (CNS) reduces the feeling of hunger. This promotes the decrease in the amount of food consumed, as well as the decrease of calories that lead to weight loss.
Adipex-P is used as a short-term adjunct to weight loss program. Doctors develop weight loss program and besides Adipex-P it may include a change of lifestyle, observance of diet and physical activity.
Adipex-P diet pills is a powerful anorexigenic agent and has some contraindications:
• High blood pressure in the pulmonary artery;
• Abnormal heart sounds;
• High blood pressure;
• Ischemic events and cerebral hemorrhages;
• Allergy or hypersensitivity to Phentermine;
• Depression or other mental diseases;
• Use of any chemical substance to alter states of body or mind;
• Use of antidepressants or other MAO inhibitors, such as phenelzine (Nardil), isocarboxazid (Marplan), or tranylcypromine (Jatrosom).
If a patient has one of the listed diseases, he should not take Adipex-P or the maximum daily dose of the drug should be changed. Do not change on your own the maximum dose of Adipex-P, this may cause side effects and overdose.
Do not take Adipex-P during pregnancy. The influence of Adipex-P on a fetus has not been studies yet. It is also not recommended to take Adipex-P during breastfeeding, the active substance Phentermine can pass into breast milk and may harm a nursing baby.
Adipex-P diet pills 37.5 mg should be taken one or two times daily depending on your doctor’s advice. Each dose of Adipex-P should be taken before meal or on an empty stomach. Adipex-P should be taken with a full glass of water.
Adipex-P is taken orally, do not chew or crush the pill. Avoid dosing with Adipex-P in the evening due to the possibility of insomnia. Store Adipex-P at a room temperature away from moisture and heat.