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is adipex a kind of methamphetamine

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Dr. Mary Ann Block
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Yes: It is similar to methamphetamines.
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No: Adipex or Phentermine is a synthetic stimulant, which has some similar characteristics to amphetamines, but is chemically unrelated to it. Stimulatio ... Read More
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Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes both show up as amphetamines means but the metabolites breakdown products are different for the two
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gail Altschuler
42 years experience Bariatrics
Phentermine info: Hi wavy. Phentermine has been used by weight loss specialists and in university weight loss programs for more than 50 years. It does not cause addi ... Read More
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Dr. Maritza Baez
16 years experience Family Medicine
No: No. It's a sympathomimetic, but the exact mechanism of action is unknown.
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Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
NO to rare : Methamphetamine addiction should not be treated by substitution with Phentermine or other CNS stimulants. In certain circumstances and refractory case ... Read More
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Dr. James Rotchford
40 years experience Addiction Medicine
On screening yes: There are tests to confirm positive findings and I doubt these confirmative tests would be positive for amphetamine..I am not aware of phentermine be ... Read More
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Dr. John Scuba
24 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Phentermine: The last thing a recovering addict needs is another "pill". Besides a host of other side effects, there is nervous system stimulation, tremor, anxiety ... Read More
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Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Theoretically yes: But as you point out - the stuff purchased on the street is cooked up illegally. God only knows what strength and impurities it has. Unless it was mad ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
35 years experience Psychiatry
Stop meth, get help: Paranoia is common in amphetamine abuse. There is no "test" for paranoia. It is detected in interviews with a trained professional, and can show up ... Read More
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Dr. Adam Front
26 years experience Clinical Psychology
Need recovery progrm: Best medicine for quitting meth - or any drug - is a recovery program. Chemicals will not get you off chemicals. Addiction is a disease of disconnect ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Brain: Drug abuse will mess with your brain and heart more than your stomach. Get help to get off the habit. Visit this site for info on this topic: https:/ ... Read More

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