What is Obexol?
Obexol is a prescription weight loss medication that suppresses appetite and provides energy.
It achieves these effects due to stimulation of the central nervous system that provokes a fight or flight response .
Phentermine hydrochloride, also known as phentermine HCL , is the active ingredient in Obexol weight loss pills . It is a stimulant with a chemical structure similar to that of amphetamine, but it is NOT amphetamine.Phentermine is classified as a type IV controlled substance in the USA. Consequently, the sale and distribution of Obexol is regulated by the authorities and this medicine is only available by prescription .
Indications for use of Obexol
Obexol is used to treat exogenous obesity in the short term. Patients with an overweight or obese body mass index (BMI) may be eligible to take this medication.
Obexol is an option for patients with:
Obesity (BMI ≥ 30 kg / m2)
Overweight (BMI ≥ 27kg / m2) and a related problem
Medical conditions that could qualify an overweight patient to take Obexol include type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, arthritis, sleep apnea, or controlled hypertension .
Obexol should not be taken for more than 12 weeks (3 weeks) in a row. Treatment should be discontinued at the point where the patient develops tolerance to the appetite suppressant effects of the medication .
Obexol is not suitable for everyone, even if they are overweight and want to lose weight.
Potential patients should speak to their doctor about:
All past and current medical conditions
He or she needs to know: allergic reactions to phentermine or other stimulants, heart disease, high blood pressure, heart attack, glaucoma, a history of substance abuse (drug or alcohol) in the family, mental / mood problems (depression), hyperthyroidism, kidney disease, seizures, or diabetes [1,3].
All past and current medications and supplements
Antidepressants or other medications that may interact with phentermine. For example, phentermine is contraindicated if you take or have taken monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) in the past two weeks because the combination of both substances can have fatal consequences .
Obexol is not approved for pediatric use.
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A doctor is the only person who can determine if Obexol is safe and appropriate for you.
Obexol capsulePhentermine Obexol tablets are distributed in two doses, 18.75 mg and 37.5 mg. Both doses are sold in capsules that come in boxes of 30 pills .
At the doctor’s appointment, he or she will determine the appropriate dose for you. It depends on your starting weight, your tolerance to stimulants, other medications, health status, and weight loss goals, among other factors.