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Phendimetrazine (Bontril) side effects: dry mouth, sleeplessness, excess stimulation
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The most common side effects of phendimetrazine (Bontril) were dry mouth and sleeplessness according to one study (Cass, 1961). Excess stimulation also reported
Hyperactivity, edginess and irritability were also reported. (Cass, 1961)
Side effects most common during first two weeks
Side effects were most common during the first two weeks and tended to resolve with continued use. (Cass, 1961)
Blood pressure—no increase
There was no change in blood pressure in patients given phendimetrazine. (Cass, 1961)
Blood pressure did not vary by more than 8 mm Hg from the start of the study. (Cass, 1961)
Slight Mood Elevation
Phendimetrazine caused a slight mood elevation which the authors considered to be of benefit. (Cass, 1961)
Cass LJ. Evaluation of phendimetrazine bitartrate as an appetite suppressant. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 1961 May 20;84:1114-6.
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