Phentermine HCl, a drug working through appetitive suppression action on the Central nervous system, is also termed as “anorectics” or “anorexigenics.” Specialists are prescribing this medication along with dietary management to lose more weight on the average than those treated with placebo and diet. The capsule of Phentermine HCl comes in grey-yellow color with a Barr-15mg -1122 written on its shells. In the management of adults obesity, a dose of 15 mg orally once a day approximately two hours before breakfast is generally suggested by the doctor. To avoid insomnia like adverse effects, late evening administration of this medication should be avoided.
Barr-15mg -1122 is generally useful as a supportive medication in dealing with obesity or excess weight gain like conditions. Phentermine HCl can be administered for a shorter duration of the period as it does possess habit-forming activities because of its direct action on CNS. It can be given to patients suffering from obesity since childhood.
Precautions need to be taken before the intake of Phentermine HCl is not be administered if a patient has a background of heart disease, overactive thyroid, severe high blood pressure, any drug abuse, or glaucoma. A pregnant lady or nursing mother should avoid this medication as it may have harmful effects on fetus and infants.