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Phentermine is a prescription medication used primarily for short-term weight loss management in individuals who are overweight or obese. Here are some key points about phentermine:

Mechanism of Action: Phentermine is a sympathomimetic amine that works as an appetite suppressant by stimulating the release of neurotransmitters such as norepinephrine, dopamine, and serotonin in the brain. By increasing levels of these neurotransmitters, phentermine helps reduce appetite and promote feelings of fullness, which can lead to decreased caloric intake and weight loss.

Indications: Phentermine is indicated for use as a short-term adjunct therapy to a comprehensive weight loss program that includes dietary changes, exercise, and behavioral modification. It is typically prescribed for individuals with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or higher (obese) or a BMI of 27 or higher (overweight) with obesity-related comorbidities, such as hypertension, type 2 diabetes, or dyslipidemia.