Consumer Medicine Information
What is in this leaflet
This leaflet answers some common questions about Metermine. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. If you need any more information about Metermine please ask your doctor or pharmacist.
All medicines have risks and benefits. Your doctor has weighed the risk of you taking Metermine against the benefits it can have for you.
If you have any concerns about taking this medicine, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Keep this leaflet with the medicine.
You may need to read it again.
The name of your medicine is Metermine. Metermine capsules contain the active ingredient, phentermine. Phentermine is combined with a resin which slowly releases the phentermine so the effect of Metermine lasts all day.
What Metermine is used for
This medicine is used to reduce body weight in obese or overweight patients. Your doctor will determine if you are overweight enough to use Metermine. Metermine works by directly affecting the area of the brain that controls your appetite making you feel less hungry.