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A 32-year-old female asked:

Does phentermine incease blood alcohol levels and does it have any effect on the results of a breathalyzer?

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Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 25 years experience
No: An empty stomach (from less appetite from the med) with alcohol in it might "blow" a slightly higher score on breathalyzer--but not by much.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Not aware that it: would ^ BAL BUT avoid use of phentermine with alcohol due to ^'ed risk of dizziness, ^ heart rate, blood pressure changes, chest pain, drowsiness or poor concentration.
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Last updated Apr 12, 2018

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