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What is the treatment for fastin (phentermine) overdose?

Symptomatic. Management of acute Phentermine intoxication is largely symptomatic and includes lavage and sedation with a barbiturate. Experience with hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis is inadequate to permit recommendations in this regard. Acidification of the urine increases Phentermine excretion. Intravenous phentolamine (regitine) has been suggested for possible acute, severe hypertension. Read more...

What is the definition or description of: Phentermine overdose?

Phentermine overdose. An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug / substance is used.O/Dcan be fatal. Possible sx's include: "confusion, hallucinations, panic, feeling hostile or aggressive, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach cramps, irregular heartbeat, rapid breathing, overactive reflexes, seizure (convulsions), feeling light-headed, or fainting." REF: >>>> Read more...

What is the definition or description of: Fastin (phentermine) overdose?

No official level. The FDA encourages no more than the recommended dosage of 37.5 mg. Phentermine has effects on the nervous system. High doses can cause mental distrubance, hypertension, and heart rhythm disturbance. There are also gi symptoms. Excessive doses are potentially fatal. Phentermine is contraindicated for patients with significant heart problems, glaucoma, and overactive thyroid. Read more...