Phentermine is the generic name for Adipex or Adipex-P. Adipex-P is the brand name. Many refers to substances that Adipex, it is the same medication as Adipex-P. According to WebMD website, this drug is believed to suppress appetite and increase energy
Adipex-P is. one commonly prescribed appetite suppressant for people who are overweight and supervised by a doctor to lose weight to avoid health risks caused by obesity.
According to WebMD, patients should take Adipex-P orally once daily before breakfast or the first meal of the day. WebMD also indicates that this is a short-term aid in the weight loss process and is not to be taken for longer than a few weeks.
According RxList website, Adipex-P is generally prescribed in doses of 37.5 milligrams (mg) per tablet. But not everyone is required to take a full dose. In some cases, patients may take only one half of a tablet.