What Is Benzphetamine Used For?

How Does Benzphetamine Work?

Benzphetamine works in the brain by suppressing the appetite, and it may also increase the metabolism.

Benzphetamine Use in Children

Benzphetamine is not approved for treating obesity in children under the age of 12 years old. Talk to your child's healthcare provider about the benefits and risks of using benzphetamine in children.

Off-Label Benzphetamine Uses

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend benzphetamine for something other than weight loss. This is called an "off-label" use. At this time, there are no universally accepted off-label benzphetamine uses.

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