Phendimetrazine (Brand Name Bontril PMD)
Information and Disclaimers

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Phendimetrazine is a prescription medication used as a short-term supplement to diet and exercise in the treatment of obesity. It is typically prescribed for patients with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or greater, or 27 or greater in the presence of other risk factors such as hypertension, diabetes, or hyperlipidemia.

**Dosage and Administration**
-Standard Dosage: The usual adult dose is 35 mg taken 2 to 3 times a day, one hour before meals.
-Extended-Release Capsules: One 105 mg extended-release capsule is taken once daily, 30 to 60 minutes before the morning meal.
-Administration: Phendimetrazine should be taken on an empty stomach. It is important to follow your doctor’s instructions precisely and not to take the medication late in the day to avoid insomnia.

**Potential Risks and Side Effects**
-Common Side Effects: Increased heart rate, elevated blood pressure, restlessness, dizziness, dry mouth, and insomnia.
-Serious Side Effects: Chest pain, shortness of breath, fainting, severe headache, and vision changes. If you experience any of these, seek medical attention immediately.
-Dependency Risk: Phendimetrazine can be habit-forming. Use only as prescribed and do not share with others.

-Medical Conditions: Do not use if you have a history of cardiovascular disease, hyperthyroidism, glaucoma, severe hypertension, or a history of drug abuse.
-Other Medications: Avoid using with other stimulant medications or if you are taking monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs).
-Pregnancy and Nursing: Not recommended for use during pregnancy or while breastfeeding.

**Relevant Medical Conditions and Treatment Options**
– Overview: Obesity is a chronic condition characterized by an excessive accumulation of body fat. It is associated with a higher risk of various health conditions, including heart disease, diabetes, and certain cancers.
-Treatment Options: Lifestyle changes (diet and exercise), behavioral therapy, pharmacotherapy (including Phendimetrazine), and in some cases, bariatric surgery.
-Patient Education: Understanding BMI, the importance of balanced nutrition, physical activity guidelines, and setting realistic weight loss goals.

-Overview: High blood pressure (hypertension) increases the risk of heart disease and stroke. It is often managed through lifestyle changes and medications.
-Treatment Options: Lifestyle modifications (dietary changes, physical activity), antihypertensive medications, and regular monitoring.
-Patient Education: Importance of blood pressure monitoring, dietary approaches to stop hypertension (DASH diet), and stress management techniques.

-Overview: Diabetes is a metabolic disorder characterized by high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period. It requires continuous medical care and education.
-Treatment Options: Insulin therapy, oral medications, lifestyle changes, and continuous blood glucose monitoring.
-Patient Education: Understanding blood glucose levels, diet and exercise’s role in managing diabetes, and medication adherence.

**Patient Education Resources**
Understanding Obesity:
– [CDC on Obesity] (
– [National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases] (

Healthy Lifestyle Tips:
– [ChooseMyPlate] (
– [American Heart Association] (

Weight Loss Support:
– [Choosing a Safe & Successful Weight loss Program] (
– [Obesity Action Coalition] (

**Prescriber/Doctor Information**
William Steers, NP and Melanie Maltese, NP: Extensive experience in managing chronic conditions like obesity. Committed to providing personalized and evidence-based care to each patient.

**Contact Information**
For any questions or concerns, please reach out to us:
– Phone: 208-887-4872
– Email:
– Physical Address: 14 S Baltic Pl, Meridian, ID 83642


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FDA Compliance: This information is provided in compliance with FDA regulations and guidelines for prescription drug advertising.
Medical Advice: Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.
Emergency: In case of a medical emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room immediately.

This website and its content comply with FDA regulations and guidelines for prescription drug advertising. All information regarding phentermine is presented in a balanced manner, highlighting both benefits and risks, in accordance with the FDA’s requirements. The safety information is clearly stated to ensure that patients are fully informed about the medication they are considering.

For more detailed information and resources, always refer to your healthcare provider and the FDA’s official website