Sympathomimetics are used to aid in weight loss. They are used along with diet and exercise to suppress the appetite.

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Sympathomimetics
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How we make this chart

This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular Sympathomimetics

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Adipex-P
(phentermine)
9
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Phentermine (Adipex-P) is an inexpensive drug used to decrease appetite. It is used with a reduced calorie diet and exercise to help you lose weight. It is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in generic and brand versions. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
diethylpropion
27
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DIETHYLPROPION decreases your appetite. It is used with a reduced calorie diet and exercise to help you lose weight. This medicine is only meant to be used for a few weeks.
Bontril Pdm
(phendimetrazine)
15
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PHENDIMETRAZINE decreases your appetite. It is used with a reduced calorie diet and exercise to help you lose weight.
phendimetrazine ER
27
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PHENDIMETRAZINE decreases your appetite. It is used with a reduced calorie diet and exercise to help you lose weight.
Didrex
(benzphetamine)
54
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BENZPHETAMINE decreases your appetite. It is used with a reduced calorie diet and exercise to help you lose weight. This medicine is only meant to be used for a few weeks and should not be used with other weight loss medicines.
lomaira
47 N/A See Prices
PHENTERMINE decreases your appetite. It is used with a reduced calorie diet and exercise to help you lose weight.
Suprenza
227
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Akovaz
56
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EPHEDRINE injection is used to treat low blood pressure in patients who received certain types of anesthesia, underwent a specific type of surgery, or received an overdose of a drug that can lower blood pressure. It is also sometimes used to treat symptoms of asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, or other lung disease.
Regimex
49
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BENZPHETAMINE decreases your appetite. It is used with a reduced calorie diet and exercise to help you lose weight. This medicine is only meant to be used for a few weeks and should not be used with other weight loss medicines.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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