Phentermine is centrally acting drug that is why it causes adverse reactions sometimes. After intake of Phentermine weight loss pills, the following CNS adverse reactions may occur: temporary loss of consciousness, anxiety and worry, sleep disorder and tremor of extremities.
The mechanism of action of Phentermine is not just to reduce the appetite but also to increase the blood pressure. Therefore, obese people with mild or moderate cardiovascular diseases must take Phentermine with caution.
When using Phentermine, people may have such adverse reactions as tachycardia, arrhythmia and high blood pressure. Phentermine increases the risk of stroke and irreversible necrosis of the heart muscle in some categories of people.
- Phentermine weight loss pills are dissolved in the stomach, reduce the appetite and can even change patient’s dietary preferences.
The gastrointestinal adverse reactions of Phentermine are sometimes – pain in the abdomen, nausea, constipation and diarrhea.
Phentermine active pharmaceutical substance has been used for obesity treatment since 1959. Therapeutic and side effects of Phentermine are well studied. However, people’s bodies are different and they function differently, so it is possible that some unusual or allergic reactions will arise.
In some men, Phentermine weight loss pills may affect the libido and cause erectile dysfunction.
Both men and women may have other rare adverse reactions, for instance, depressive disorders.
A proper usage of Phentermine diet pills ensures the control over adverse reactions.
In most cases, adverse reactions can be reduced by means of one of the following strategies:
People, having other diseases (for instance, pulmonary hypertension) should start their anti-obesity therapy with minimal dose of Phentermine – 15mg per day.
The dose can be increased gradually up to 30mg per day.
In Australia and several other countries of the world, maximum dose of Phentermine 40mg (daily) is prescribed to cure severe obesity. In the USA, this dose is not approved by the FDA.
- Increase in the dosing interval does not only reduce the risk of adverse reactions, but also provides better therapeutic effect.
- Sometimes, the use of two minimal doses of Phentermine 15mg per day is more advisable.
In the USA, people can buy Phentermine weight loss pills by several pharmaceutical companies. Not all the pills are available in minimal dose. For example, Adipex pills have a breaking notch so that patients can divide it into two equal halves.
If Phentermine causes moderate or severe adverse reactions, people can use some over-the-counter appetite suppressants.
- In addition, such pills can be used after a short-term therapy of obesity by means of Phentermine.
You can buy over-the-counter appetite suppressants on online pharmacies. Such pills also reduce the appetite, but usually they are cheaper than Phentermine. Online pharmacies give you the opportunity to use special offers and discounts, helping to reduce your expenses on the weight loss program.