phendimetrazine tartrate


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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