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Phendimetrazine Tartrate Medication
What is Phendimetrazine used for and what are the side effects associated with the medication? I currently weigh 310 and am on weight watchers
Treating obesity: Phendimetrazine is a prescription medication used for treating obesity. It is a stimulant and appetite suppressant, and can have many potential side effects - the most common being palpitations, rapid pulse, high blood pressure, insomnia, nervousness, dizziness, tremor, headaches. At it's worse it can cause dependence and psychosis. Wt Watchers has far fewer side effects! ...Read more
Appetite suppressant: Phendimetrazine is in the amphetamine class of drugs and is used to suppress the appetite. It works in the bran to decrease hunger and it may also increase metabolism. It is indicated for short term use for treatment of obesity when combined with exercise and behavioral modification. Common side effects include insomnia, dry mouth, constipation, elevated heart rate, and agitation. ...Read more
There are problems: Phendimetrazine is s sympathomimetic amine related to amphetamines. In addition to loss in appetite it also can increase heart rate and blood pressure. It should not be used if one is pregnant. It is habit forming and if taken for long periods it has to be tapered under a doctors supervision to prevent withdrawal side effects. If used it should be short term with a good weight loss program. ...Read more
Probably not: Phendimetrazine is an amphetamine with many side effects, some annoying, some dangerous, and some life-threatening. It is not proven to work well for any long-term weight loss. It interacts with many different medications, and is totally unsafe to use during pregnancy. I would stay away. ...Read more
Largely No, Neither: Most Rx & OTC Wt products not good. Victoza (liraglutide) +/- Symlin can help. Body is constantly tearing itself down, thus? Ing body mass/wt. If we eat less than this, wt goes down. Thus weigh daily to 0.1 lb, after up & commode, record & review previous day to see what does/does not works. Building muscle mass really helps. Study comment: https://www. Healthtap. Com/#user_questions/1319908 & my other answers. ...Read more
Long term usage: First of all this weight reducing drug is not recommended for long term usage. Many side effects can develop chief of which is cardiac. And yes you can lose hair with long term usage. ...Read more
Biploar/gad/depression on lithium 300mg bid/paxil 20mg qday/klonopin prn. Phendimetrazine (75mg & 105mg for weight loss) would chantix be ok?
Risky: There have been problems with Chantix along the lines of mood disorders and suicidality. It sounds like you're already dealing with complex mood and anxiety issues, so I would not risk tilting your balance further with chantix. There are other ways to help you stop smoking -- please discuss with your physician. ...Read more
More the most part y: Except for oral decongestants, most over the counter meds are safe. Avoiding caffeine containing products would also be prudent. Be wary of any over the counter weight loss products or energy drinks. ...Read more
Can switching medication, metropolol tartrate to succinate, cause dizziness and fatigue; if it does will it last for a couple of days?
It's dose dependent: The difference between the tartrate and succinate formulation is the half-life (how long the medicine is active in your blood stream). Milligram for milligram, they're equivalent: e.g. 50 mg of met tart 2x a day is the same as 100 mg of met succ once a day. If your overall dose is increased, you could experience fatigue and dizziness till you get used to the new dose. Be sure your BP isn't too low. ...Read more
I am on lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) 25mg bid for pvc. Still having the pvc and tiredness throughout the day while on the medication. BP 90/40 What could be occuring?
BP is low: U have 3things. BP is low. Lopressor (Metoprolol Tartrate) short acting & for arrhytmias should be taken 3X a day. (Metop Succinate 1X or 2X a day does a better job). Second Metoprolol goes to brain & can effect UR feeling fatigued, Beta Block like Atenolol doesn't go to brain but has other problems. Can activate COPD & cause wheeze (COPD from asthma or smoking). I know not your HX. ...Read more
I take these medications heart disease plavix 75mg tahor80mg lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) lp200mg Aspelgic100mg deposit NT 05 advise me thank you?
From what I can translate to the US version, you are on a blood thinner, blood pressure medicine, & cholesterol lowering agent.
This is a typical combination of medications for cardiac patients. I am sure your doctors are giving you the appropriate medication. ...Read more
Can I still get a thigh lift if I have high blood pressure? My high blood pressure is controlled with medication (i take lopressor (metoprolol tartrate) now). Am I still a good candidate for a thigh lift?
You: You should be able to have a thigh lift if your blood pressure is well-controlled on your blood pressure medication. Patients who have uncontrolled high blood pressure may even run higher right after surgery and the risks of bleeding and having to go back to the or to evacuate a hematoma or blood collection are greater. Therefore, you will want to make sure that your lood pressure is well-controlled in advance of your surgery. I would suggest getting your regular physician to check into that, and perhaps monitor your blood pressure on a few occasions to account for any variability. ...Read more
My doc just prescribed Paxil (paroxetine) 20mg and Metopropol Tartrate 50mg. Take one of each daily. Is this in any way a DANGEROUS combo of drugs? I am scared! : (
Hi! My husband has to take a drug test today. He has a prescription for Metoprolol Tartrate. Will this show as a false positive?
No: This is not a drug of abuse ...Read more
Prescribed metoprolol tartate 25mg, 3x a day as needed for pvc's. What does "as needed" really imply? Isn't that a drug that needs consistency?
Benign: It means that you have a benign arrhythmia and that the drug wasn't prescribed for safety. It was prescribed to diminish your symptoms. If you have symptoms, take it 3x a day. When your symptoms abate, you can stop taking it. ...Read more
A tartrate: Is a salt or ester of the organic compound tartaric acid, a dicarboxylic acid. Active ingredient is dihydrocodeine and is a semi-synthetic opioid analgesic prescribed for moderate to severe pain. Never share your medication with any person and never take someone else medication. The dose may be wrong for you, or you may be allergic to it. Hope it make sense? ...Read more
No: The "tartrate" suffix simply means that the drug is compounded as a salt of tartaric acid. ...Read more
Zolpidem tartrate is also known as zolpidem hemitartrate which is the actual form of the compound, a salt containing 2 drug molecules and one tartaric acid molecule
zolpidem is commercially available as its hemitartrate salt of formula 2 having a 2:1 ratio of zolpidem base to l- (+) tartaric acid.
The hemitartrate salt of zolpidem. ...Read more
Hello what's the difference between metoprolol tartrates 50mg and metoprolol extended release 50mg thank you?
Duration: Metoprolol tartrate is given twice a day while the extended release form is only given once a day. To be equivalent to metoprolol tartrate 50 mg twice a day, one would have to take 100 mg once a day of the extended release form. ...Read more
Hello for all iwont to aske how can I take metoprelol tartrate 50mg before breakfast ar after breakfast and what is the best time to take it. Thanks?
With food: This medication is best taken with food. ...Read more