Adipex is a stimulant that is analogous to an amphetamine. Adipex is an appetite suppressant that affects the central nervous system.
Adipex is used jointly with diet and exercise to treat obesity (overweight) in people with risk factors such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or diabetes.
Adipex may also be used for purposes other than those planned in this medication guide.
Facts About Adipex
Taking Adi together with added diet medications such as fenfluramine (Phen-Fen) and dexfenfluramine (Redux) can cause a exceptional fatal lung disorder called pulmonary hypertension. Do not take Adipex with any supplementary diet medications without your doctors advice.
Adipex can cause side effects that may damage your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be conscious and alert. Avoid consumption of alcohol. It can amplifys some of the side effects of Adipex. Adipex may be habit-forming and should be used only by the person it was approved for. Keep track of how many pills have been worn from each new bottle of this medicine. Adipex is a drug of abuse and you should be attentive if any person in the household is using this medicine inappropriately or without a prescription.
You may have removal symptoms, such as depression and tremendous tiredness, when you stop using Adipex after using it over a long period of time. Do not stop using Adipex unexpectedly without first talking to your doctor. You may need to use less and less before you stop the medication totally.