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In the US, Phentermine (phentermine systemic) is a member of the following drug classes: anorexiants, CNS stimulants and is used to treat Obesity and Weight Loss.

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Central stimulant

Anorexic agent

Chemical Name

Benzeneetanamine, α,α-dimetyl-

Foreign Names

  • Phenterminum (Latin)
  • Phentermin (German)
  • Phentermine (French)
  • Fentermina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Fentermina (OS: DCIT)
  • Phentermine (OS: BAN, DCF, USAN)
  • Phentermine Hydrochloride (PH: USP 38)
  • Phentermine Resine (IS)
  • Phentermin-Resin (IS)

Brand Names

  • Duromine
    iNova, Philippines
  • Osymia (Phentermine and Topiramate)
    Vivus, United States
  • Adipex
    Kwang Dong, South Korea
  • Adipex-P
    Gate Pharmaceuticals, United States
  • Duromine
    More Pharma Corporation, Belize; More Pharma Corporation, Costa Rica; More Pharma Corporation, Dominican Republic; More Pharma Corporation, Guatemala; More Pharma Corporation, Honduras; More Pharma Corporation, Panama; More Pharma Corporation, El Salvador
  • Elvenir
    Laboratorios Recalcine, Chile
  • Ifa Acxion
    Investigación Farmacéutica, Mexico
  • Panbesy
    Dream Pharma, South Korea; Eurodrug, Hong Kong; Eurodrug, Singapore; Eurodrug, Thailand
  • Phentermine Quality Pharm
    Quality Pharm, Hong Kong
  • Qsymia (Phentermine and Topiramate)
    Vivus, United States
  • Redusa
    Jean-Marie Pharmacal, Hong Kong
  • Redusa Forte
    Jean-Marie Pharmacal, Hong Kong
  • Sentis
    Laboratorio Chile, Chile
  • Suprenza
    Akrimax, United States
  • Terfamex
    Medix, Costa Rica; Medix, Dominican Republic; Medix, Guatemala; Medix, Honduras; Medix, Mexico; Medix, Panama; Medix, El Salvador
  • Adipex Retard
    Gerot, Malaysia; Gerot-Lannach Pharma, Czech Republic
  • Duromine
    iNova, Australia; iNova, Hong Kong; iNova, Malaysia; iNova, New Zealand; iNova, South Africa
  • Razin
    CTS, Israel


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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