Phentermine is a prescription diet pill that's used for weight loss, and is mainly used as an appetite suppressant. Chemically, Phentermine is similar to an amphetamine (although not identical), and is generally prescribed for individuals who are at increased health risk because of their weight.
Along with its weight loss effects, Phentermine may also cause various unwanted side effects - some could be very minor side effects, while others could be more serious problems such as heart problems. Using Phentermine can also lead to psychological dependence on the drug, leading to addiction.
Common Phentermine Side Effects:
Different individuals will experience different side effects of Phentermine. If any of these side effects become bothersome or persist, check with your doctor.
increased blood pressure
Bad taste in mouth
exaggerated sense of well being
Less Common Side Effects of Phentermine:
Change in sexual desire
Nausea or vomiting
Skin rash or itching
Hair loss is also reported by some users
Prolonged use of Phentermine or large doses can lead to psychological or physical dependence on the diet pill. If you have a strong desire to keep on taking Phentermine or need to continually increase the dose to receive the effects of the drug, you may be developing a dependence on the drug. If you find that you're becoming dependent on the drug, speak with your doctor. Stopping the use of Phentermine can also lead to various withdrawl side effects which can include: