Bontril vs Phentermine

Bontril
(Rx)
Phentermine
(Rx)
Bontril is an appetite suppressant.
Phentermine is an appetite suppressant.
Satisfaction Score
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3.9
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.6
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
1.3
Helpfulness
for Weight Loss
2.5
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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September 21, 1982
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
1,639 Discussions
100,186 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Weight Loss
#2 for Weight Gain
#3 for Overweight
#4 for Obesity
Bontril 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
#4 for Overweight
#5 for Obesity
Phentermine is prescribed for Weight Issues and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Bon
Addiction
7
High Blood Pressure
4
Dry Mouth
3
Withdrawal Symptoms
3
Palpitations
3
Tachycardia
3
Irritability
2
Hypothyroidism
2
Acne
2
Hair Loss
2
Phe
Dry Mouth
6
High Blood Pressure
4
Palpitations
2
Irritability
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Hypothyroidism
2
Hair Loss
1
Tachycardia
1
Heart Problems
1
Mood Swings
1
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Bontril
Bon
Phentermine
Phe
Addiction
Bon
Phe
7
0
High Blood Pressure
Bon
Phe
4
4
Dry Mouth
Bon
Phe
3
6
Withdrawal Symptoms
Bon
Phe
3
2
Palpitations
Bon
Phe
3
2
Tachycardia
Bon
Phe
3
1
Irritability
Bon
Phe
2
2
Hypothyroidism
Bon
Phe
2
2
Acne
Bon
Phe
2
0
Hair Loss
Bon
Phe
2
1
Dry Mouth
Phe
Bon
6
3
High Blood Pressure
Phe
Bon
4
4
Palpitations
Phe
Bon
2
3
Irritability
Phe
Bon
2
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
Phe
Bon
2
3
Hypothyroidism
Phe
Bon
2
2
Hair Loss
Phe
Bon
1
2
Tachycardia
Phe
Bon
1
3
Heart Problems
Phe
Bon
1
0
Mood Swings
Phe
Bon
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
Phentermine is known to cause harm to fetus. Avoid during pregnancy.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Bontril and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Phentermine and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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No methods of use & dosage information found
Capsule: 15 mg, 18.75 mg, 30 mg, 37.5 mg
Tablet: 8 mg, 15 mg, 30 mg, 37.5 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Phendimetrazine Tartrate
Phentermine Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Bontril and Phentermine: 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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