Adipex is one of the most prescribed anti-obesity drugs in the USA. For intensive anti-obesity therapy, Adipex tablets or capsules containing 37.5mg of anorexic agent Phentermine can be prescribed. These tablets and capsules can be prescribed as to adult patients, so and adolescents over 16 years old.
Adipex dosage for adults
The standard dose of Adipex for obesity treatment in adults is 37.5mg (one tablet or capsule). A single dose of Adipex 37.5mg should be taken every morning – before, during or after breakfast. Mealtime does not affect the efficiency of Adipex.
The standard dose of Adipex 37.5 mg can be prescribed to reduce excess weight, as well as for the treatment of moderate and severe obesity. Patients with very high body mass index (more than 40), should take the same doses of Adipex as patients with BMI less than 30.
• If the standard dose of Adipex 37.5 mg causes serious side effects, it should be reduced by half.
Adipex tablets and capsules containing less than 37.5mg of anorectic substance Phentermine are not manufactured and not sold. Therefore, to reduce the standard dose of 37.5 mg up to the minimal dose of 18.75mg, it is necessary to divide an Adipex 37.5mg pill into two equal parts.
Adipex 37.5mg capsules cannot be divided into 2 equal parts. Therefore, if any side effects occur after using Adipex 37.5mg capsules, they should be replaced by the Adipex 37.5mg film-coated tablets that can be divided in half.
Adipex dosage for adolescents
The standard dose of Adipex for adolescents is 18.75mg (a half of Adipex 37.5mg tab). If the minimal dose of Adipex 18.75 mg does not provide a significant weight loss of an adolescent, it can be increased up to 37.5mg.
The maximum dose of Adipex 37.5mg for adolescents can be taken as a single dose or can be divided into intakes. If the total daily dose of Adipex 37.5mg was divided into two equal parts, both Adipex 18.75mg doses should be taken in the first half of the day.
When using Adipex tablets or capsules in the afternoon, insomnia may occur. If an adolescent taking Adipex (Phentermine) have sleep problems, it is necessary to inform the treating doctor about all side effects.
Adipex dosage for elderly
Adipex (Phentermine) drug can create potential health risks of elderly people. Thus, Adipex 37.5mg tabs or caps should be taken with caution by elderly people.
Elderly patients with kidney diseases and (or) cardiovascular pathologies are included in a special risk group.
• Adipex (Phentermine) can cause nephrotoxic effects in elderly patients with renal failure.
• Adipex can cause uncontrolled hypertension and tachycardia in elderly patients with cardiovascular diseases.
The optimal daily dose of Adipex is prescribed individually for every patient. To choose the optimal dose of Adipex, comprehensive medical examination is recommended.
Diagnostic tests are necessary both to choose the optimal dose of Adipex and to make sure that there are no contraindications to the use of Adipex. Before buying Adipex online, you can get detailed information about this drug from a pharmacist of online pharmacy.