phendimetrazine


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phendimetrazine

 [fen″di-met´rah-zēn]
a sympathomimetic amine with pharmacologic actions similar to those of the amphetamines, used as the tartrate salt as an appetite suppressant.
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The Phendimetrazine Tartrate approval is from an Elite ANDA filed approximately six years ago.
phentermine $1.02 (37.5 mg/day) 18.5-37.5 [Adipex-P] [$1.67] mg/day [Atti-Plex P] [$0.65] [Pro-Fast SR] [$0.89] benzphetamine no generic available 25-50 mg/day [Didrex] [$1.07 (50 mg/day)] phendimetrazine $0.36 (35 mg b.i.d.) 17.5-70 mg [Bontril] [$0.80] b.i.d or t.i.d.
phendimetrazine $0.36 (35 17.5-70 mg Available in generic and mg b.i.d.) b.i.d or trade formulations.
Substances sold this way included weight-loss drugs commonly known as Bontril (phendimetrazine), lonamin (phentermine), Adipex (phentermine), and Meridia (sibutramine).
Substances sold this way included weight loss drugs commonly known as Bontril (phendimetrazine), Ionamin (phentermine), Adipex (phentermine), and Meridia (sibutramine).
Besides the Decision challenged, the Commission also adopted two further Decisions on March 9, 2000 concerning the withdrawal of marketing authorisations for medicinal products for human use containing: clobenzorex, fenbutrazate, fenproporex, mazindol, mefenorex, norpseudoephedrine, phenmetrazine, phendimetrazine and propylhexedrine.
Table 1 Prescription Weight-Loss Medications Generic Name Trade Name(s) Dexfenfluramine Redux (withdrawn) Diethylpropion Tenuate, Tenuate dospan Fenfluramine Pondimin (withdrawn) Mazindol Sanorex, Mazanor Orlistat Xenical Phendimetrazine Bontril, Plegine, Prelu-2, X-Trozine Phentermine Adipex-P, Fastin, Ionamin, Oby-trim Sibutramine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
Over the last several months the company has acquired two prescription drugs that have enjoyed longtime success: Melfiat (phendimetrazine tartrate), an appetite suppressant; and Colrex, a combination product designed to treat multiple cold symptoms.
Those used for short-term use (ie, benzphetamine, diethylpropion, phendimetrazine, phentermine) are associated with modest weight loss.
The use of stimulants such as phendimetrazine is also fraught with many serious side effects, especially in the unhealthy person.
Schedule III--Anabolic steroids, phendimetrazine, and products that
Substances sold this way included weight-loss drugs commonly known as Bontril (phendimetrazine), Ionamin (phentermine), Adipex (phentermine), and Meridia (sibutramine).