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Dr. John Mendelson

Addiction Medicine
CA
40 years experience

About

Specialties
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Addiction Medicine

Internal Medicine

Licenses

United States: California

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

4 Answers
3 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Mendelson
Addiction Medicine 40 years experience
Combo is safe: You can safely take Fastin (phentermine) and Suboxone but there are much better, more effective and safer weight loss drugs then Fastin (phentermine).... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Mendelson
Addiction Medicine 40 years experience
Dilation of veins: Most likely you are fine and the swelling is just due to dilation of the veins in the leg and is caused by alcohol. But if its painful, you drink more... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Mendelson
Addiction Medicine 40 years experience
Heartburn: Most likely you have acid reflux, also known as heartburn. If the pain is improved with food and does not get worse with exercise and you don't have a... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Mendelson
Addiction Medicine 40 years experience
Treat you anxiety: If you are losing weight due to anxiety then you need to treat the anxiety better. Although drugs like Xanax (alprazolam) can help for a while there a... Read More

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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Mendelson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Mendelson is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
tk you very much. fotgot to say im on lyrica as well and keep gaining
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This made me feel good. Thanks!
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This made me feel good. Thanks!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Other, Other
Graduated 1982MD

Residency

HIGHLAND HOSPITAL

Awards

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