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Duromine (Phentermine) is an anorectic agent (an agent that suppresses appetite). It is for people with overweight and weight-related complications or obesity. It is meant to be used as a short-term adjunct in a comprehensive regimen of weight reduction, which includes diet and exercise.
If you forget to take your Duromine dose at breakfast, take it no later than lunchtime. Alternatively, skip the dose you missed and take your next dose at the normal time on the next day. If you take Duromine any later than lunchtime you may have trouble sleeping at night.
Never take a double dose to make up for a dose you have missed.
Common side effects include:
Inform your doctor if the side effects above become severe and bother you.
The symptoms of a drug allergy include one or more of the following:
If you experience any of these symptoms, you should stop your medication and see your healthcare professional immediately.
Inform your healthcare professional if:
Do not drive a car or operate heavy machinery until you know how Duromine affects you. Duromine can slow your thinking and motor skills and also may affect your vision.
Some medications including antibiotics and antifungals may affect how the medication works or be affected by the medication. Please inform your healthcare professional about all the medicines and supplements you take, especially the following medicines:
Please inform your healthcare professionals that you are taking Duromine if you are seeing them for other medical conditions.
Do not drink alcohol while taking phentermine.
The above information answers some common questions about this medicine. It does not contain all the available information. It also does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist.