Didrex

Active Ingredient(s): Benzphetamine
FDA Approved: * October 26, 1960
Pharm Company: * PHARMACIA AND UPJOHN
Category: Diet / Weight Loss

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Didrex Overview

Benzphetamine (brand name Didrex) is a substituted amphetamine used short-term along with a doctor-approved, reduced-calorie diet, exercise, and behavioral program for weight loss. It is prescribed for obesity in individuals who have been unable to lose weight through exercise and dieting alone. It is a prodrug to amphetamine.[2] Benzphetamine is an anorectic, primarily promoting weight loss through reduced appetite. Benzphetamine also slightly increases metabolism. Contents 1 Pharmaco...

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didrex 50mg
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Pink tablet ## I need to find a pharmacy that carries these pills - Didrex 50mg. Does anyone know about their availability? ## In the past I took 50mg didrex that I had received through a doctor, but I lost information on it and would like to take didrex again. How do I find out about its availability? ## My doctor retired unexpectedly. Now I dont know where to get a prescription for Didrex. Can somebody share info? Much appreciated. ## How do I get a prescription for the 50mg didrex? I use to take them for my weight, but now my doctor is no longer my doctor since he retired. ## If you get a prescription from your doctor, it can be ordered by your pharmacist. It only took 3 days for my pharmacy to get it. 60 didrex was only 84 dollars. However, I checked and they were only 35 dollars fo...
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Didrex not banned
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I just received a prescription from my primary care doctor. I asked him for it and he agreed to a few month trial and monitor blood pressure. I'm about 50 pounds overweight. I had taken didrex in the 80's and it worked well! He prescribed benzphetamine a generic form. It has the same effect as the brand name I used to take. It is pink, round and stamped with k40 on it. I'm sure there are other generic brands. The answer to is it banned is no, but my pharmacy had to order it. It's certainly not banned in tennessee!
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Didrex off market
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This BIG BROTHER, NANNY US GOVT has banned Didrex. I can't imagine a more effective diet medication, though I had noticed in recent years, it was not as strong as it had been in years past. So, my friends, that's that. ## @jmm512, I haven't come across any official announcements by the FDA or articles of information stating that this was actually banned; except by the NCAA and other sporting organizations. If this is true, did you ever find out the exact reason why they banned it? Or do you think it might've been due to their inability to maintain quality control over the past few years? ## Two pharmacists have told me. The brand is no longer being manufactured. Why? I have no idea, except New York State is Big Brother and is monitoring everybody and everything. It's...
Updated 7 months ago.
 
Generic Didrex
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Ever since the generic Didrex (Benzphetamine) has been out, my insurance company won't cover the actual Didrex, but only the generic. I dont know who manufactures them, but they dont work, and if you dont get to swallow with enough water or liquid, they taste like crap. Main thing is they are just what they say; "generic". Only the actual Didrex pills work in aiding weight loss and appetite control, and both requires a doctor's prescription. ## Have you tried asking your doctor to write your prescription as 'brand medically necessary', or whatever the equivalent is in your state? Then, your insurance has to cover it and the pharmacy is not allowed to give you a generic. The FDA warns that this medication carries the risk of being habit forming and it may cause si...
Updated 1 year ago.
 
North Carolina weight loss doctors
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I was given Didrex a while ago and really lost a lot of weight. The doctor I had passed away and now I can't find one. Does anyone know of a doctor that will prescribe these in North Carolina? They go by the name Didrex.
Updated 1 year ago.
 
didrex
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diet pill ## Need to order didrex diet pills in chas,.Sc area. My doctor won't prescribe for me. Reason; age. Please inform if u know how to get them online.
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Didrex prescription
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Does anyone know of any doctors in the Pgh PA area that prescribe didrex?
Updated 1 year ago.
 
orange orange pill bp 650
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I was given a diet pill that is round and orange. It is stamped BP 650. What is this pill? ## generic didrex ## I actually have some the last person was right it's didrex ## generic didrex ( diet pill) ## How much do these pills run for one months worth?
Updated 2 years ago.
 
Online pharmacy safety Also Didrex
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I took Didrex years ago like 1978 to1982 . I found it worked well on my appetite and energy level ## Hi Greg, I don't mean to get off on the wrong foot, but when the following three words are used in the same sentence "internet, pharmacy, and safety", the first thing that comes to my mind is SCAM. And while there are a handful of sites that require you to upload a copy of your prescription before checking out, most of those web-based pharmacies are unlicensed and unreliable when it comes to actually getting what you paid for. If you want to obtain this medication legally here in the US, it's going to have to come in the form of a prescription since Didrex (Benzphetamine) is a Schedule III controlled substance. The medication itself doesn't appear to be banned or anyt...
Updated 3 years ago.
 
Didrex Dr
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Does anyone have a Dr that prescribes Didrex for them? My Dr in Los Gates CA retired and I need a new one! I'd prefer to stay within Coastal Central - Bay Area out to Fresno (3 hr drive). I would love to have a Dr that will also help by phone if necessary. Want real spots!
Updated 3 years ago.
 

Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Benzphetamine
  • Tablet: 25mg, 50mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Didrex: (4 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0009-0024 Didrex 50 mg Oral Tablet by Pharmacia and Upjohn Company
  • 50090-0118 Didrex 50 mg Oral Tablet by A-s Medication Solutions LLC
  • 54569-0389 Didrex 50 mg Oral Tablet by A-s Medication Solutions LLC
  • 55289-432 Didrex 50 mg Oral Tablet by Pd-rx Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Benzphetamine or a similar ingredient: (1 result)


Possibly related Didrex Topics:

didrex 50mg Pink tablet ## I need to find a pharmacy that carries these pills - Didrex 50mg. Does anyone know about their availabili... 5 replies
Didrex off market This BIG BROTHER, NANNY US GOVT has banned Didrex. I can't imagine a more effective diet medication, though I had no... 4 replies
didrex diet pill ## Need to order didrex diet pills in chas,.Sc area. My doctor won't prescribe for me. Reason; age. Please... 1 reply
Didrex not banned I just received a prescription from my primary care doctor. I asked him for it and he agreed to a few month trial and mo...
Didrex prescription Does anyone know of any doctors in the Pgh PA area that prescribe didrex?...
Didrex Dr Does anyone have a Dr that prescribes Didrex for them? My Dr in Los Gates CA retired and I need a new one! I'd prefe...
Generic Didrex Ever since the generic Didrex (Benzphetamine) has been out, my insurance company won't cover the actual Didrex, but ... 2 replies
Online pharmacy safety Also Didrex I took Didrex years ago like 1978 to1982 . I found it worked well on my appetite and energy level ## Hi Greg, I don'... 1 reply
Taking flexeril 10/ 10 hrs after didrex 50 Is it safe to take a flexeril 10 mg 10 hours after taking didrex 50 I took a didrex 50 mg st 9 am is it safe to take a f... 1 reply




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