What is Terfamex?

Terfamex® is a synthetic medicine whose active principle is phentermine (1) , a chemical compound that belongs to the line of anorexigenic medicines, which works by releasing norepinephrine and dopamine ( happiness hormones ) to reduce appetite, allowing weight loss. bodily.

To highlight: This pharmaceutical product is patented by the company named Laboratorios Medix SA (2)

What is terfamex used for?

  • Terfamex® is a pharmaceutical product that serves to reduce appetite, allowing patients who are overweight or obese to reduce body fat and thereby reduce body weight.
  • It is used to treat:
    • Overweight and obesity. (3)
    • Risk of cardiovascular disease. (4)
    • The anxiety to eat .
    • Other conditions related to overweight and obesity.

Dosage and routes of administration of terfamex

Terfamex® comes in a presentation of 15 mg or 30 mg tablets or capsules, in a box with 30 capsules or tablets whose method of administration is orally , with a dosage that is usually as follows:

  • Tablet or capsule: Adults one 15 or 30 mg capsule or tablet on an empty stomach, with a treatment duration of up to 3 months or as directed by your doctor or nutritionist.

Terfamex Side Effects

Terfamex® can cause some of the following adverse effects in certain patients :

  • Allergic reactions due to contact with the active compound.
  • dry mouth
  • nausea and vomiting
  • constipation and diarrhea
  • Anxiety , insomnia and drowsiness.
  • Arterial hypertension.
  • Arrhythmia and tachycardia.
  • palpitations.
  • Blurry vision.

Important: If you notice any of these symptoms during treatment with terfamex®, stop using it and consult your doctor .

Terfamex contraindications and warnings

Terfamex® treatment is contraindicated in the following circumstances:

  • Hypersensitivity to any of its components.
  • People with psychiatric disorders.
  • Do not mix with alcohol.
  • Do not use during pregnancy or lactation.
  • In people under 16 years of age.
  • Chronic malabsorption syndrome and cholestasis.
  • Kidney or liver failure.
  • In people with neurological problems.
  • In people with obesity of endogenous origin.

You should know: Before starting treatment with terfamex®, it is advisable to provide your doctor with all the information about your health history .

Avoid if you have:

  • Medication with other drugs without due medical consultation.
  • Anorexia.
  • Insomnia.
  • hyperthyroidism
  • heart disease
  • Glaucoma.
  • Diabetes.
  • Some obstructive problem of the urinary tract or gastrointestinal tract.


  • Products such as terfamex® must have a prescription or medical prescription to administer it.
  • For more effective results, it is recommended that along with treatment with terfamex®, an exercise and healthy eating plan be incorporated.
  • Keep this medicine out of the reach of children.
  • Store this medicine in a cool dry place below 30°C.
  • The availability of this drug to the public should be controlled.

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