Bontril

Bontril

A short-acting central amphetamine-type anorexiant.

Adverse effects
Cardiotoxicity—tachycardia, arrhythmias, hypertension, cardiovascular collapse; nervous system—tremor, restlessness, agitation, insomnia, increased motor activity, headache, convulsions, coma, hyperreflexia; rarely, CVA, cerebral vasculitis; high risk of dependency, abuse.
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Drug Trade Name (s) Recommended Dose Phentermine Adipex-P 18.75-37.5 mg QD (a) Fastin Suprenza 30 mg QD 15-30 mg QD Lomaira 8 mg TID Diethylpropion Tenuate 25 mg TID Tenuate Dospan 75 mg QD Phendimetrazine Bontril 35 mg TID Prelu-2 105 mg QD Benzphetamine Didrex 25-50 mg TID Orlistat Xenical 120 mg TID Alii 60 mg TID Phentermine/Topiramate Qsymia 7.5/46 mg QD 15/92 mg QD Lorcaserin Belviq 10 mg BID Belviq XR 20 mg QD Naltrexone/Bupropion Contrave 16/180 mg BID Liraglutide 3.0 mg Saxenda 3 mg QD Drug DEA Comments schedule Phentermine IV Recommended TID dosing is 30-60 min before meals.
TABLE Basic pharmacology of medications indicated for weight management (3,4,54-58) Generic Class Major action Schedule Approved for short-term use Benzphetamine Sympathomimetic Suppress appetite III (Didrex) Diethylpropion Sympathomimetic Suppress appetite IV (Tenuate) Phendimetrazine Sympathomimetic Suppress appetite III (Bontril) Phentermine Sympathomimetic Suppress appetite IV (Adipex-P, Suprenza) Approved for long-term use Lorcaserin (Belviq) Serotonin 2C Suppress appetite, IV receptor promote satiety agonist Orlistat Reversible Reduce fat -- (Xenical; Alli) inhibitor of absorption in gastrointestinal gastrointestinal lipases tract Phentermine/ Sympathomimetic/ Suppress appetite, IV topiramate (Qsymia) gamma- promote satiety aminobutyrate agonist
* phendimetrazine (Adipost, Bontril, Melfiat, Obezine, Phendiet, Plegine, Prelu-2)
Substances sold this way included weight loss drugs commonly known as Bontril (phendimetrazine), Ionamin (phentermine), Adipex (phentermine), and Meridia (sibutramine).
Substances sold this way included weight-loss drugs commonly known as Bontril (phendimetrazine), lonamin (phentermine), Adipex (phentermine), and Meridia (sibutramine).
Table 1 Prescription Weight-Loss Medications Generic Name Trade Name(s) Dexfenfluramine Redux (withdrawn) Diethylpropion Tenuate, Tenuate dospan Fenfluramine Pondimin (withdrawn) Mazindol Sanorex, Mazanor Orlistat Xenical Phendimetrazine Bontril, Plegine, Prelu-2, X-Trozine Phentermine Adipex-P, Fastin, Ionamin, Oby-trim Sibutramine Meridia
Substances sold this way included weight-loss drugs commonly known as Bontril (phendimetrazine), Ionamin (phentermine), Adipex (phentermine), and Meridia (sibutramine).