Short-term management of exogenous obesity.
5mg 3 times daily 30 minutes before meals.
During or within 14 days of MAOIs. Glaucoma. Cardiovascular disease. Arteriosclerosis. Hypertension. Hyperthyroidism. Drug or alcohol abuse. Agitated states.
Discontinue after a few weeks as tolerance to anorectic effect occurs. Acute stress reactions. Tourette's syndrome. Psychosis. Diabetes. Epilepsy. Prescribe limited ℞. Monitor growth in children. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers: not recommended.
Hypertensive crisis with MAOIs. Blocks guanethidine.
Impairment in hazardous activities, arrhythmias, hypertension, CNS stimulation, psychosis, dry mouth, GI disturbances, urticaria, impotence.