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How to speed weight loss on phentermine

A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Under supervision: Appetite suppressant drugs such as Phentermine can help in weight loss but these medications should only be used under close supervision of a physicia... Read More
Dr. Rachel Chastanet
Bariatrics 34 years experience
Yes: Phentermine prescribed by a physician trained in Bariatrics (weight loss medicine) is used in a safe manner in low risk patients and is generally well... Read More
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Think long-term.: Short term risks and potential for abuse aside, the biggest flaw that I see with weight loss medications like this is the return of overweight once th... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marie Trenga
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Diet pills: Phentermine should be used only under a doctor's supervision and for a short time - up to 3 months. There can be serious side effects depending on you... Read More
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Dr. Robert Skversky
Dr. Robert Skverskyanswered
Bariatrics 51 years experience
SAFE AND EFFECTIVE F: Anorectic or appetite suppressant drugs like Phentermine in most cases must be used long term as part of a medical weight-loss program for long term c... Read More
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
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Type of speed: Phentermine is a type of amphetamine (speed) which can increase metabolism slightly and decrease hunger somewhat. Most doctors limit use to 3 months. ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
DIET Pill Frauds: Neither of these medications will lead to real or lasting weight loss. Any physician who would prescribe them for you is not looking out for your long... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Not really: Even though it is prescribed and taken by some, it is not that effective.It is supposed to suppress appetite and initially it does and one may loose 1... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 40 years experience
Whatever you take: be sure to stay well connected w/your doc. Additionally, there is no miracle diet but if your doc is ok w/this, low carb and high protein can be effe... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
Holistic Medicine 53 years experience
Appetite suppression: Phentermine principally affects appetite due to its release of norepinehrine. It has lesser effects on serotonin and dopamine. It is typically used s... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Can't rely on a pill: Weight loss or diet pills decrease one's appetite a bit (sometimes related to stimulants). A person's desire to eat can be much stronger tha... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alla Khalfin
Endocrinology 18 years experience
Safe for short term: Phentermine is the appetite suppressant that is used for weight loss. It is a stimulant, so can give you increased heart rate, increase blood pressure... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. DHARAMPAL JOHAL
Specializes in Internal Medicine
No: Be careful for sideeffects. Diet cotrol and exerciseis the best medicine.

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