PHENTERMINE

noun. an appetite suppressant with a behavioral mechanism alike to amphetamines. Similar to other appetite suppressants, it is sufficient only for short-term weight loss: Long-term outcomes necessitate concurrent adherence to sufficient behavioral weight-loss strategies. American brand names: Adipex- lonamin.

PHENTERMINE: "Phentermine was banned from sale on the internet in the U.S. the mid to late 2000's after overseas and out of state prescriptions ran rampant, allowing non-obese individuals easy access to buying the drug at a reasonable cost."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PHENTERMINE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/phentermine/ (accessed December 11, 2019).
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