Phentermine is used as part of a short-term plan, along with a low calorie diet, for weight reduction. It is used in patients who have not been able to lose weight with diet and exercise alone. Phentermine is known as an appetite suppressant.
CONTRAVE® is a prescription-only, FDA-approved weight-loss pill believed to work on two areas of your brain—the hunger center and the reward system—to reduce hunger and help control cravings. CONTRAVE contains two medicines, bupropion and naltrexone. CONTRAVE has a well-studied safety and tolerability profile.
Qsymia is a combination appetite suppressant/stimulant medication indicated as an adjunct to a reduced-calorie diet and increased physical activity for chronic weight management in overweight adults.