Phentermine is a prescription medication used to suppress appetite. It can help with weight loss by decreasing your appetite or making you feel full longer. Phentermine is availble in the prescription medication Qysmia (phentermine/topamax).
Like other prescription weight loss medications, phentermine is intended to be used in an overall weight managment plan. It is indicated for people who are obese and have had difficulty losing weight with diet and exercise alone.
Phentermine is not a good option if you have heart disease, uncontrolled high blood pressure, gluacoma, or an overactive thyroid gland.
Common side effects inlcude:
Dry mouth, dizziness, sleeplessness, and nervousness.