What Is Phendimetrazine Used For?

How Does Phendimetrazine Work?

Phendimetrazine works in the brain by suppressing the appetite, and it may also increase the metabolism. Phendimetrazine is chemically related to amphetamines.

Is Phendimetrazine Used in Children?

Phendimetrazine is not approved for treating obesity in children under the age of 17. Talk to your child's healthcare provider about the benefits and risks of using the drug in children.

Is Phendimetrazine Used for Off-Label Reasons?

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

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