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Published on 08/10/2009
 
Adipex is one of the brand names of Phentemine. It’s the more commonly known brand name available and this drug contains the active ingredient Phentermine. Many people get confused by this but it’s easy just to think of Adipex, Phentemine and Adipex-P as essentially the same thing. There may be slight differences in ingredients however, so always check you are not allergic or have any conflicting medical conditions with all the ingredients on these drugs.

What is Phentemine?
Phentemine technically speaking is a short term name for the full chemical name phenyl-tertiary-butylamine. Essentially speaking it’s just a hydrocarbon but it is also important to note that it is a part of the amphetamine classification. You may recognise phentemine online under many different brands names such as Phentrol, Redusa, Obestin-30 and Adipex among many more.

A little History about Phentemine

Phentemine was first approved by the FDA is early as 1959 where it has developed since into a great variety of different brand names. Some of these brands were removed from the market later on due to abnormal side effects however the generic Phentemine is still available and in use today. Phentermine is the most commonly prescribed appetite suppressant in use today with approximately 50% of all weight loss drugs used having Phentermine as their active ingredient. Fen-Phen and Dexfen were the two Phentemine based drugs that were removed from the market in 1997. That is not because of active ingredient Phentermine but because these drugs combined Phentermine with Fenfluromine and Dexfenfluromine which was never approved for safety. This combination of chemicals proved to lead to heart value defects and severe problems for many consumers and so was voluntarily removed.

How Does Phentemine Work?

Phentemine works on the hypothalamus of the brain to release norepinephrine (a chemical messenger used to reduce hunger). In addition, Phentemine also works by releasing adrenaline which causes fat cells to break down fat stored within the body. Primarily Phentemine is used as an appetite suppressant although its additional fat burning qualities make it a prime choice for many people for weight loss solutions.

What is Adipex?

Adipex is one of the brand names of Phentemine. It’s the more commonly known brand name available and this drug contains the active ingredient Phentermine. Many people get confused by this but it’s easy just to think of Adipex, Phentemine and Adipex-P as essentially the same thing. There may be slight differences in ingredients however, so always check you are not allergic or have any conflicting medical conditions with all the ingredients on these drugs.

Phentemine Information

Phentemine can come in tablet, capsule or resin capsule form largely depending on the brand you go for. You should never take more than the dose your doctor has prescribed for you. If Phentemine is taken for too long or too much is consumed it can produce unwanted side effects. It is also a habit forming drug so if you take Phentemine for a long period of time you should talk to your doctor before stopping your treatment. Your doctor may want you to gradually reduce your Phentermine treatment rather than stop suddenly to avoid unpleasant and possibly problematic side effects as a result of withdrawal. Phentermine doses are usually around 30mg to 40mg but can be as little as 15 mg with Phentermien generic. The most commonly used dose of this weight loss drug is 30 mg. When people talk about Phentermine they most commonly refer to the full product Phentermine HCL (hydrochloride) which is the most common form the drug takes in most weight loss pills.