Friday, July 9, 2010

Adipex or Phentermine?

Adipex is a brand name of phentermine. Many people get confused by this, let us explain a some more about Adipex:

Adipex is a brand name given to the diet pill that contains of the chemical substance "phentermine". Phentermine is the one active ingredient which is what makes Adipex work. A bit like "yeast" is the active ingredient that makes bread rise in Sara Lee bread. Adipex is also known by the name Adipex-P.

Sunday, October 18, 2009

Commercial trade names:

  • Adipex P (Immediate release)
  • Anoxine-AM
  • Ionamin (Slow Release Resin, Australia, discontinued in the US)
  • Duramine (Slow Release Resin, New Zealand, Australia & South Africa)
  • Fastin
  • Mirapront
  • Obephen
  • Obermine
  • Obestin-30
  • Phentremene
  • Phentrol
  • Phenterex
  • Phentromin
  • Pro-Fast SA
  • Redusa
  • Panbesy
  • Phentermine Trenker
  • Obenix
  • Oby-Trim
  • Teramine
  • Zantryl
  • Sinpet (MX)
  • Supremin (PH)
  • Umine (NZ)
  • Weltmine (KP)

Phentermine hydrochloride

Phentermine, a contraction for "phenyl-tertiary-butylamine", is an appetite suppressant of the amphetamine and phenethylamine class.

It is approved as an appetite suppressant to help reduce weight in obese patients when used short-term and combined with exercise, diet, and behavioral modification. It is typically prescribed for individuals who are at increased medical risk because of their weight and works by helping to release certain chemicals in the brain that control appetite.