Didrex vs Phentermine

Didrex
(Rx)
Phentermine
(Rx)
Didrex is an appetite suppressant.
Phentermine is an appetite suppressant.
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Satisfaction Score
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3.6
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Weight Loss
2.5
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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October 26, 1960
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
1,066 Discussions
100,186 Discussions
Taken For
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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.
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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Did
Depression
8
Addiction
7
Withdrawal Symptoms
3
High Blood Pressure
3
Euphoria
2
Dry Mouth
2
Tired All The Time
1
Hypothyroidism
1
Palpitations
1
Irritability
1
Phe
Dry Mouth
4
High Blood Pressure
3
Palpitations
2
Irritability
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
1
Hypothyroidism
1
Hair Loss
1
Heart Problems
1
Tachycardia
1
Mood Swings
1
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Didrex
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Depression
Did
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8
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Addiction
Did
Phe
7
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Did
Phe
3
1
High Blood Pressure
Did
Phe
3
3
Euphoria
Did
Phe
2
0
Dry Mouth
Did
Phe
2
4
Tired All The Time
Did
Phe
1
0
Hypothyroidism
Did
Phe
1
1
Palpitations
Did
Phe
1
2
Irritability
Did
Phe
1
1
Dry Mouth
Phe
Did
4
2
High Blood Pressure
Phe
Did
3
3
Palpitations
Phe
Did
2
1
Irritability
Phe
Did
1
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
Phe
Did
1
3
Hypothyroidism
Phe
Did
1
1
Hair Loss
Phe
Did
1
0
Heart Problems
Phe
Did
1
0
Tachycardia
Phe
Did
1
0
Mood Swings
Phe
Did
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
Didrex is known to cause harm to fetus. Avoid during pregnancy.
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 Didrex and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Phentermine and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 50 mg
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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Benzphetamine Hcl
Phentermine Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Didrex 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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