Didrex (Benzphetamine) for Obesity | MyObesityTeam

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Didrex is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for short-term weight management in conjunction with a reduced-calorie diet and exercise. Didrex may be prescribed for adults with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or greater. Didrex is also referred to by its drug name, Benzphetamine.

Didrex is a stimulant and an appetite suppressant. It is believed that Didrex works by reducing the perception of hunger.

How do I take it?
Prescribing information states that Didrex should be taken one to three times a day.

Didrex comes in tablet form.

Side effects
The FDA-approved label for Didrex lists common side effects including headache, dizziness, restlessness, insomnia, dry mouth, hives, bad taste in the mouth, nausea, vomiting, and changes in sexual interest or ability.

Rare but serious side effects listed for Didrex include increased blood pressure, valvular heart disease, and the development of dependence.

For more details about this treatment, visit:
Didrex – Pfizer

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