Phentermine

Clare Lee, M.D., MHS, Stacy Elder, Pharm.D., BCP, Reza Alavi, M.D.
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INDICATIONS

FDA

  • 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

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TY - ELEC T1 - Phentermine ID - 547120 A1 - Lee,Clare,M.D., MHS AU - Elder,Stacy,Pharm.D., BCP AU - Alavi,Reza,M.D. Y1 - 2016/09/03/ PB - Johns Hopkins Diabetes Guide UR - https://www.hopkinsguides.com/hopkins/view/Johns_Hopkins_Diabetes_Guide/547120/all/Phentermine ER -