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Adipex And Drug Tests
Absolutely. : Adipex is phentermine, a form of amphetamine. While the clinical effect of amphetamines may last no more than a few hours, the elimination half-life, the time it takes the body to rid itself of half of the total amount, can be 10 to 13 hours. It would take up to five half-lives to eliminate all the drug from your system. ...Read more
Phentermine is been around for about 60 years. Phentermine is an appetite suppressant the bariatrician in the winter of 2008. Has a article gives a great description of the medication phentermine. I have used Phentermine over the last nine years without any complications whatsoever. We only give a half of a 37.5 mg ...Read more
Amphetamine can be detectable for 3-5 days after use. Adipex is similar to amphetamine. It will also depend on if urine is tested for amphetamines.
Wish you good health!
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Hello Im currectly taking Adipex, I will probably have to take a drug test around May 15th. Will my test come back positive for amphetamines?
Is this a Rx?: Just tell whoever is testing you what meds you are taking lawfully. This is the best approach. ...Read more
They are similar: Adipex is the brand name for Phentermine and tenuate is the brand for diethylpropion. They are both sympathomimetic appetite suppressants and work in similar ways. Some people do better on one or the other, so it is good to have a choice. Your doctor can help you decide which is best for you. ...Read more
I'm currently taking Prozac (fluoxetine) 40mg, I just got put on adipex can these two drugs be taken together?
If taking diet pill adipex, and stop, how long before the drug clears your system? For employment drug testing.
It depends on the: Dose and the excretory function of your kidneys and metabolism rate of your liver. Based on internet articles, it may stay in your system from 3-7 days. In case you test positive for amphetamines from taking adipex, you can show your employer your dr's prescription and this should suffice and protect you from getting fired. ...Read more
Pregnancy test ok: Adipex will not affect the result of a pregnancy test. If you think that you are pregnant, or trying to become pregnant, you should stop all non essential meds and discuss your situation with your doctor. ...Read more
How long does Adipex stay in your urine?I had a urine drug screen today,6-12-14, and I took a 30mg Adipex on 6-10-14?Will I pass my drug screen?HELPme
Depends on what they: are testing for. Phentermine is not an amphetamine and doesn't usually cause false positives in screening tests, and if the screening test IS positive, the confirmatory test will be negative. Although it is a prescription drug, it is not included on testing panels that I know of. Again, depends on how sophisticated the tests they are doing. Consider seeing a counselor - ? drug problem. ...Read more
I took a half an adipex this morning at 7 am. Will I text positive for it on a urine drug screen at 6 am tomorrow? This is my first time taking this d
Urine drug screen:
Depending upon the type of test performed (the standard 5 drug panel in the US) would NOT likely show this drug in your system. However, if the test is a more comprehensive one using GC/MS technology it might. Drink plenty of water today and tomorrow.
if it was prescribed - don't worry - take the prescription bottle with you if not you might have an issue ...Read more
Drug Screening HAIR: It stays until the hair is cut past the length it was on the day you used it last. It does not 'dissipate' out of the hair. ...Read more
Not a concern: If you're taking it regularly, then it likely will show up. So long as you are taking it under a doctor's prescription and supervision, taking it as prescribed and the side effects don't interfere with your work, you should have little to fear if it shows up on a urine drug screen. The main point of these tests is to find people abusing drugs, not taking them by prescription. ...Read more
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 contraindicated while pregnant. Please consult your doctor further. Otherwise there are other wt loss drugs such as qysmia or belviq (lorcaserin). ...Read more
Not forever: Medications like adipex are not meant for long term use. I think it's reasonable to set some limits - what I tell people is that they must have BMI over 30 to start the medicine then lose 5% of body weight in 8 weeks. Then I only keep them on it for 12 weeks. These meds are best used for 12 weeks then taking a break. Use those twelve weeks to get into a healthier routine. Ling term use ineffectiv ...Read more
Discuss w your Dr.: Potential side effects include: palpitations, rapid heart rate, ^ blood pressure, ischemic event, anxiety, insomnia, headache, tremor,dizziness, dry mouth, diarrhea or constipation & sexual dysfunction. When a medication containing phentermine in combination with fenfluramine/ dexenfluramine was on the market – pulmonary hypertension & heart valve damage occurred. ...Read more
No: Adipex is a brand name for phentermine, an amphetamine that is commonly prescribed and fairly well tolerated. Sibutramina is not an amphetamine, but rather has it's appetite suppressing effects through its effects on norepinephrine, serotonin and dopamine. It was sold in the U.S. Under the brand name Meridia but has been taken off the market due to increased risk of cardiovascular complications. ...Read more
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 nutrition,physical activity & calories burned exceeding calories eaten there won't be progress. There are no magic pills. ...Read more
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 > calories consumed. Drink at least 8 - 8 oz glasses of water per day. Aim for at least 5 servings of vegetables ; 4 servings of fruit per day. Use whole grain when possible. Avoid sodas, alcohol ; junk carbohydrates. Get in a good mix of aerobic ;. ...Read more
Dont: Please stay away from this drug.Get a more detailed answer ›
Good morning I wanted to know if I take Adipex early in the morning will I be ok taking Amitriplyline 100mg at night>?
No: Both medications have side effects but don't interfere with each other. All the best. ...Read more
No withdrawal: Adipex is not addictive and there is no withdrawal when stopped. Someone who has used it for an extended time might notice increased hunger and some fatigue for a short time. Check with your doctor before changing your meds. ...Read more
Adipex side effects: Adipex can cause several side effects on heart since it is very similar to amphetamines. It can cause palpitation , fluttering in the chest, chest pain , shortness of breath, increased blood pressure and can also cause heart attack.If used in combination with phen-fen it can also cause pulmonary hypertension. ...Read more