Important safety information:
Phentermine may cause dizziness. These effects may be worse if you take it with alcohol or certain medicines. Use Phentermine with caution. Do not drive or perform other possibly unsafe tasks until you know how you react to it.
Do NOT take more than the recommended dose or use for longer than prescribed without checking with your doctor. Doing so may increase the risk of serious side effects.
Tell your doctor or dentist that you take Phentermine before you receive any medical or dental care, emergency care, or surgery.
Before you have any medical or dental treatments, emergency care, or surgery, tell your doctor or dentist that you are using Phentermine .
Avoid drinking alcohol with Phentermine .
Diabetes patients-Phentermine may affect your blood sugar. Check blood sugar levels closely. Ask your doctor before you change the dose of your diabetes medicine.
Phentermine is not recommended for use in CHILDREN younger than 12 years old; safety and effectiveness in this age group have not been confirmed.
PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you become pregnant, contact your doctor. You will need to discuss the benefits and risks of using Phentermine while you are pregnant. It is not known if Phentermine is found in breast milk. Do not breast-feed while taking Phentermine .
After you have taken Phentermine for a few weeks, it will usually not work as well as when you began taking it. This is known at TOLERANCE. Talk with your doctor if Phentermine stops working well. Do not take more medicine than prescribed.
Some people who use Phentermine for a long time may develop a need to continue taking it. People who take high doses are also at risk. This is known as DEPENDENCE or addiction. If you stop taking Phentermine suddenly, you may have WITHDRAWAL symptoms. These may include extreme tiredness, mental depression, trouble sleeping, irritability, or mental, mood, or personality changes.