Didrex (benzphetamine) is a stimulant that is similar to an amphetamine. Benzphetamine is an appetite suppressant that affects the central nervous system. Didrex is used together with diet and exercise to treat obesity (overweight). Didrex may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide. via
Is benzphetamine a stimulant?
As with related compounds, benzphetamine is classed as a sympathomimetic and CNS stimulant. via
Can benzphetamine be abused?
Benzphetamine is a drug of abuse and you should be aware if anyone is using your medicine improperly or without a prescription. via
When was Didrex discontinued?
Pfizer Inc. ceased manufacturing DIDREX (benzphetamine HCL) Tablets, 25 mg, prior to September 1992. FDA received a citizen petition from Lachman Consultant Services, Inc., dated January 2, 2008, submitted under 21 CFR 10.30. via
Is Didrex a narcotic?
Benzphetamine is a controlled substance under the Controlled Substance Act by the Drug Enforcement Administration and has been assigned to Schedule III. via
What is didrex used for?
Benzphetamine is used short-term along with a doctor-approved, reduced-calorie diet, exercise, and behavior change program to help you lose weight. It is used in people who are significantly overweight (obese) and have not been able to lose enough weight with diet and exercise alone. via
Which is better phentermine or benzphetamine?
Benzphetamine is closer to amphetamines than Phentermine HCL, and is, therefore, a higher risk for habit-forming and addiction. It can also lead to a positive result for amphetamine and methamphetamine in a urine drug screen. However, it is sometimes more effective than other diet drugs. via
Can you lose 20 pounds in a month on phentermine?
Several clinical studies have proven that phentermine can boost fat loss. The expected average weight loss with phentermine use is 5% of your initial body weight. Yet, over 12 weeks, it can be as high as 10%. This equates to a weight loss of 10–20 pounds (4.5–9 kg) for a 200 pound (90.7 kg) person ( 8 ). via
When should you take benzphetamine?
Benzphetamine is usually taken once each day, mid-morning or mid-afternoon. Talk with your doctor if you have increased hunger or if you otherwise think the medication is not working properly. Taking more of this medication will not make it more effective and can cause serious, life-threatening side effects. via
Is Didrex still prescribed?
The Didrex brand name has been discontinued in the U.S. If generic versions of this product have been approved by the FDA, there may be generic equivalents available. via
What class is benzphetamine?
This medication is an appetite suppressant and belongs to a class of drugs called sympathomimetic amines. via
Who shouldnt take duromine?
Duromine is not recommended for elderly patients or for children younger than twelve years. via
What is qsymia?
What is Qsymia? Qsymia is a prescription medicine that contains phentermine and topiramate extended-release that may help some obese adults or some overweight adults who also have weight-related medical problems lose weight and keep the weight off. via