Benzphetamine - oral
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Benzphetamine is used together with a diet plan to help you lose weight. This medicine works by suppressing your appetite.
Take this medication by mouth, usually 1-3 times a day as directed by your doctor. Taking this medication late in the day may cause trouble sleeping (insomnia). The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy. Benzphetamine is used along with a doctor-approved, reduced-calorie diet, exercise, and behavior change program to help you lose weight. It is used in people who are significantly overweight (obese) and have not been able to lose enough weight with diet and exercise alone. ...
Stop taking this medication and seek immediate medical attention if any of these rare but very serious side effects occur:severe headache, slurred speech, seizure, weakness on one side of the body, vision changes (e. g. , blurred vision). Dizziness, dry mouth, difficulty sleeping, irritability, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or constipation may occur. If these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly. ...
Before using benzphetamine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have:uncontrolled high blood pressure, glaucoma, history of alcohol/drug abuse, vascular heart disease (e. g. , chest pain, heart attack), mental/mood problems (e. g. , severe anxiety, bipolar disorder, psychosis, schizophrenia), high blood pressure in the lungs (pulmonary hypertension), stroke, overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism). ...