Phentermine HCl is an appetite suppressant used in combination with a healthy diet, exercise and behavior therapy for individuals suffering from obesity. This is a form of short-term management only and cannot be used as the only means of treating this problem.
This type of medication is available in the form of regular tablet and extended release tablet. It is usually taken once per day in the morning or three times per day before meals. Your dosage will depend on your doctors prescription.
Some of the common side effects associated with Phentermine HCl include changes in taste, diarrhea, dry mouth, constipation and vomiting. If you experience more severe side effects such as heart palpitations or dizziness, contact your doctor immediately for assistance.
Occasionally, Phentermine HCl will be prescribed for other purposes, as directed by your doctor.