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is phentermine a kind of barbiturate

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Beasley
19 years experience Family Medicine
NO: Phentermine is classified as a stimulant/appetite suppressant.
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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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Barbiturates: Are sedative-hypnotic drugs derived from Barbituric acid.
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Dr. Laura McMullen
20 years experience Pediatrics
The : The medications typically used for an epidural while in labor are anesthetics such as bupivicaine, chloroprocaine, and lidocaine. These are not in the ... Read More
Dr. Rita Agarwal
34 years experience Anesthesiology
No: Unless you received other i've medications, for placement of the epidural or during the procedure.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ray Holt
Dr. Ray Holt answered
27 years experience Family Medicine
No: Narcotics refer to opiate derived pain relievers. Phentermine is not one of these. It's usually used as a diet aid.
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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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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ray Holt
Dr. Ray Holt answered
27 years experience Family Medicine
Any other stimulants: Anything that stimulates your nervous system on top of what Phentermine already does can be dangerous. Avoid caffeine, attention deficit drugs, street ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: But anything is possible. My suggestion would be to stop Phentermine which is not an essential medication for you and see if the rash improves.
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Dr. Paul Pyles
32 years experience Addiction Medicine
Course of addiction : Typically drug addicts use drugs because of the way it makes them feel. Drugs of abuse are fast acting, hit the reward center of the brain and are thu ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Berry
13 years experience Clinical Psychology
Barbiturates: Downers
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Barbiturates: 1.Short acting, such as Pentobarbital & Secobarbital. 2.Intermediate acting, such as Amobarbital & Butabarbital. 3.Long acting, such as Mephob ... Read More

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