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A drug, C10H15N, that suppresses appetite by altering the metabolism of the neurotransmitter norepinephrine and is used in its hydrochloride form in the management of obesity.

[phen(yl) + ter(tiary) + (butyla)mine, one of its constituents.]


n fentermina
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The state alleges Logan of calling in prescriptions for phentermine under the name of Fox, who she claimed to previously work for as a certified medical assistant.
The acquired products include Buprenorphine HCl/Naloxone HCl Sublingual Film, Ethinyl estradiol/Ethonogestrel Vaginal Ring, Ezetimibe/Simvastatin Tablets, Metformin HCl/Saxagliptin ER Tablets, Tobramycin Inhalation Solution, Phentermine HCl/Topiramate ER Capsules, Imiquimod Topical Cream and Ramelteon Tablets.
The most commonly prescribed weight loss drug in the United States--generic phentermine - was not included because it's not indicated for long-term use.
The FDA has approved four drugs for short-term use (up to 12 weeks) that suppress appetite: phentermine, benzphetamine, diethylpropion, and phendimetrazine.
brand name: BELVIQ; "lorcaserin") when coadministered with phentermine hydrochloride ("phentermine") jointly conducted by its U.
An otherwise well 35-year-old woman presented to a rural hospital complaining of anxiety, anorexia and a warm, swollen left arm three days after injecting the contents of a phentermine (phenyl-tertiarybutylamine; Duromine[R], iNova Pharmaceuticals Australia Pty Limited, Thornleigh, NSW) capsule dissolved in tap water into her left antecubital fossa (to achieve a 'high').
The drug's second main ingredient, phentermine combats this potential side effect.
He was banned in 2007 for giving out diet pill Phentermine to a woman who was not technically obese and failing to warn her of its dangers at a Gateshead clinic.
As of February 2013, one of the two products, a combination product containing the anorexant phentermine and the anticonvulsant topiramate in an extended-release form, is currently available by prescription in the United States.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the weight-loss drug lorcaserin (Belviq) and the combination of phentermine and topiramate (Qsymia), the first new weight-loss medications in 13 years.
has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for generic phentermine capsules.