Adipex P vs Didrex

Adipex P
(Rx)
Didrex
(Rx)
Adipex P is an appetite suppressant.
Didrex is an appetite suppressant.
Satisfaction Score
?
3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
No score available
Helpfulness
for Weight Loss
2.3
Concern level
1.5
Approval Date
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October 22, 1980
October 26, 1960
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
12,943 Discussions
1,063 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Weight Loss
#2 for Weight Gain
#4 for Overweight
#5 for Obesity
Adipex P is prescribed for Weight Issues and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Weight Loss
#2 for Weight Gain
#3 for Obesity
#4 for Overweight
Didrex is prescribed for Weight Issues and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Adi
Dry Mouth
8
Depression
6
High Blood Pressure
4
Palpitations
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Hypothyroidism
2
Irritability
2
Tachycardia
1
Mood Swings
1
Heart Disease
1
Did
Depression
8
Addiction
6
Withdrawal Symptoms
3
High Blood Pressure
3
Euphoria
2
Dry Mouth
2
Hypothyroidism
1
Irritability
1
Palpitations
1
Tired All The Time
1
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Depression
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6
8
High Blood Pressure
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Did
4
3
Palpitations
Adi
Did
2
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
Adi
Did
2
3
Hypothyroidism
Adi
Did
2
1
Irritability
Adi
Did
2
1
Tachycardia
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Did
1
0
Mood Swings
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Did
1
0
Heart Disease
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Did
1
0
Depression
Did
Adi
8
6
Addiction
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Adi
6
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Did
Adi
3
2
High Blood Pressure
Did
Adi
3
4
Euphoria
Did
Adi
2
0
Dry Mouth
Did
Adi
2
8
Hypothyroidism
Did
Adi
1
2
Irritability
Did
Adi
1
2
Palpitations
Did
Adi
1
2
Tired All The Time
Did
Adi
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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X Category X
Adipex P is known to cause harm to fetus. Avoid during pregnancy.
X Category X
Didrex is known to cause harm to fetus. Avoid during pregnancy.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Adipex P and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Didrex and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 37.5 mg
Tablet: 37.5 mg
Tablet: 50 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Phentermine Hcl
Benzphetamine Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Adipex P and Didrex: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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