Phentermine is a popular weight-loss drug that helps its users lose body mass within a short duration. The drug received its approval from the U.S Food and Drug administration (FDA) in 1959 as a prescription appetite suppressing medication.

Phentermine generic brands

This medicine is available in the market with different brand names. Each generic brand of the drug has different combination of ingredients. It is typically designed to combat obesity in patients who also have other health problems, such as high blood pressure and elevated cholesterol levels. The effect of the generic form of this drug persists only for a short duration of time. It gives satisfactory results when combined with well-balanced diet and adequate exercise as well as behavioral modification. The common generic brands of this medication include:


It is the leading brand of the medicine and is also known as Adipex-P. The weight loss pill is manufactured by Gate Pharmaceuticals who have been marketing it since 1990. It is available in the following forms:


It is oblong in shape and appears blue or white. The tablets are generally packaged in bottles of 30. Each tablet is scored as well as indented with “ADIPEX-P” and “9”-“9”. Adipex tablets usually comprise of the following inactive ingredients:

  • Lactose monohydrate
  • Corn starch
  • Gelatin
  • Magnesium stearate
  • Black iron oxide
  • Titanium dioxide
  • Food colorings


One end of each capsule is opaque bright blue while the other end appears opaque white. Each capsule is embossed with “ADIPEX-P” and “37.5”. It is also imprinted with two dark blue stripes. The capsules are packaged in bottles of 100.


It is manufactured by 3M and is available primarily in Australia as well as New Zealand. Recommended doses range from 15mg to 40 mg. It is packaged in bottles of 30. A resin is normally combined with Phentermine that slowly releases the drug for long-lasting effect. Its two forms include:


Its main constituent is phentermine. The other ingredients include the following:

  • Carbon black
  • Lactose
  • Magnesium stearate
  • Gelatin
  • Titanium dioxide
  • Liquid paraffin
  • Brilliant blue
  • Capsule


It is usually gluten-free. Duromine 15 mg is a green and grey capsule, marked as “DUROMINE 15”. Duramine 30 mg is a grey and reddish brown capsule that is denoted as “DURAMINE 30”. Duramine 40 mg capsule appears grey and orange in color, and is embossed with DURAMINE 40.


The appetite suppressant is manufactured by Celltech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Ionamin 15 mg capsules appear yellow or grey and are marked as “IONAMIN 15”. Ionamin 30 mg capsules are yellow and debossed with IONAMIN 30. These capsules are packaged in bottles of 100 and 400.


It is available in tablet or capsule form. Synephrine and Phenylethylamine are its primary constituents in which the former chemical is a powerful fat burner and the latter functions as an effective appetite suppressant. The remaining ingredients include:

  • Chocamine
  • Mango seed extract
  • Dicaffeine malate


It is commonly sold in countries like Poland, Philippines and Hong Kong. It is available only in the form of syrup, in which Butamirate citrate is used as the main ingredient. The standard dose of Supremin is 5ml, which is equivalent to 4 mg capsule or tablet. Higher doses can cause serious side effects.

Phentermine other brands

The drug is also known by various other brand names like:

  • Adiphene
  • Anoxine-AM
  • Metermine
  • Mirapront
  • Obephen
  • Obermine
  • Obestin-30
  • Phentremine
  • Phentrol
  • Phentromin
  • Pro-Fast SA
  • Qsymia (with topiramate)
  • Redusa
  • Panbesy
  • Phentermine Trenker
  • Obenix
  • Oby-Trim
  • Teramine
  • Zantryl
  • Sinpet
  • Suprenza (orally disintegrating tablet)
  • Umine (NZ)

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