Phentermine provides an important therapeutic effect – weight loss. However, some unwanted side effects may occur when using Phentermine. These side effects may appear even in people, who respect the dose regimen of Phentermine.
Phentermine anti-obesity drug may cause several short-term side effects, such as: dizziness, dry mouth, irritability, mood swings, fatigue, insomnia and changes in bowel movements.
Usually, these side effects:
- Appear at the beginning of Phentermine therapy
- Disappear within a few days (weeks)
- Do not require symptomatic treatment
When taking Phentermine, patient might face some severe side effects that require an immediate termination of drug therapy and administration of a proper treatment.
Because Phentermine is similar to amphetamine, its application can lead to high blood pressure, high pulse rate and irregular heart rate. Thus, before taking Phentermine, patient should tell his therapist about any of these cardiovascular pathologies.