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is adipex dangerous

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
It's a diet pill : Which increases your metabolism. It may raise your blood pressure and heart rate thus i won't recommend it to u. Follow up with your dr. Take care! ht ... Read More
Dr. PHILLIP KIM
14 years experience General Practice
Side effects?: Adipex aka phenteramine is used for short term weight loss goals due to side effects including cardiac as interactions with other med. And it's contr ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Sympathomimetic: This medication is a sympathomimetic drug used to treat obesity. It's mechanism of action is unknown. It stimulates central nervous system activity ... Read More
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Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience Family Medicine
Phentermine: Adipex is the brand name for phentermine. It's a stimulant. Watch out for: high blood pressure, fast heart rate, getting hooked on it.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
7 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Stimulant.: Adipex (phentermine) is an appetite suppressant typically prescribed to help patients lose weight. It is in the class of drugs called stimulants.
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Dr. Chuck Shaffer
32 years experience Bariatrics
See below: Phentermine is a sympathomimetic amine and anorectic agent used for therapy of obesity.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I would check w: Your doctor. Apidex- p (phentermine) is a stimtulant that suppresses appetite. It has many potential side effects. I don't recommend amphetamine - lik ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Discuss w your Dr.: Potential side effects include: palpitations, rapid heart rate, ^ blood pressure, ischemic event, anxiety, insomnia, headache, tremor,dizziness, dry ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hargroder
35 years experience Bariatrics
No: Adipex is a brand name for phentermine, an amphetamine that is commonly prescribed and fairly well tolerated. Sibutramina is not an amphetamine, but ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Weight loss: You should lost 1-2 lbs per week.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That depends on: how aggressively you work at losing the weight. Phentermine is the active ingredient in Adipex. It will help to suppress appetite but without healthy ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Adipex: Is an appetite suppressant. It needs to be combined with both exercise and healthy, reduced calorie diet. To lose weight insure that calories burned & ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Dont: Please stay away from this drug.
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