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Clare Lee, M.D., MHS, Stacy Elder, Pharm.D., BCP, Reza Alavi, M.D.
Phentermine is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide.

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  • Short-term (a few weeks) management of obesity (in adjunct to weight reduction program of exercise, behavioral modification and caloric restriction) in patients with an initial BMI ≥ 30 kg/m2, or BMI ≥ 27 kg/m2 in the presence of other risk factors (e.g., hypertension, diabetes, hyperlipidemia).
  • Same indication for phentermine/topiramate.

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Last updated: September 3, 2016


Lee, Clare, et al. "Phentermine." Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide, 2016. Johns Hopkins Guide, www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547120/all/Phentermine.
Lee C, Elder S, Alavi R. Phentermine. Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide. 2016. https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547120/all/Phentermine. Accessed July 22, 2019.
Lee, C., Elder, S., & Alavi, R. (2016). Phentermine. In Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide. Available from https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547120/all/Phentermine
Lee C, Elder S, Alavi R. Phentermine [Internet]. In: Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide. ; 2016. [cited 2019 July 22]. Available from: https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547120/all/Phentermine.
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