Benzphetamine hydrochloride tablets contain the anorectic agent benzphetamine hydrochloride. Benzphetamine hydrochloride is a white crystalline powder readily soluble in water and 95% ethanol. The chemical name for benzphetamine hydrochloride is d-N,α-Dimethyl-N(phenylmethyl)-benzeneethanamine hydrochloride and its molecular weight is 275.82.
The structural formula (dextro form) is represented below:
Each benzphetamine hydrochloride tablet, for oral administration, contains 50 mg of benzphetamine hydrochloride. Inactive Ingredients: Lactose Monohydrate NF, Microcrystalline Cellulose NF, Crospovidone USP, Colloidal Silicon Dioxide NF, Calcium Stearate NF, Opadry 15B 540001 Pink (which contains Titanium dioxide USP, Hypromellose USP, Polyethylene Glycol 400 NF, Polysorbate 80 NF, FD&C Yellow#6, FD&C Red#40), Isopropyl Alcohol USP and Purified Water USP.