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Dr. Gail Altschuler
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Phentermine (Definition)

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


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How safe is phentermine?

Very safe: Phentermine has been on the market since 1959, millions of people have taken it, as long as you buy it from a us pharmacy under a doctors prescription it is safe, not from an internet pharmacy, which is not safe. ...Read more

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How dangerous is phentermine?

How dangerous is phentermine?

Serious reactions: Serious complications can include pulmonary hypertension, dependeny and abuse, psychosis, fast heart rate, high blood pressure, and valvular heart disease. These are things your doctor should be monitoring you for if you are taking this. ...Read more

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Can I take Muncie and phentermine?

Can I take Muncie and phentermine?

Please clarify: I'm very sorry, but I have not heard of Muncie, and can find no mention of it in my resources, including Google. Please check the spelling of Muncie. It would help also to describe what it is; I have patients whose supplements ordered from abroad have ingredients spelled differently, or even incorrectly. ...Read more

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Any OTC can substitute phentermine?

Any OTC can substitute phentermine?

NOSubFor Phentermine: Actually, there is not an effective otc substitute for phentermine. It requires a prescription and a licensed healthcare provider's supervision. It has low/moderate abuse potential. ...Read more

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How effectively does phentermine work?

How effectively does phentermine work?

Not by itself: Phentermine is very effective for weight loss for short term use when used in conjunction with diet and exercise. Appetite returns once the medication is discontinued so to avoid weight regain you must exercise most days and maintain a healthy portion controlled diet. ...Read more

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What is a overdose on phentermine like?

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What is a overdose on phentermine like?

Phentermin OD: Agitation, severe headache, heart racing, restlessness, confusion. ...Read more

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What happens when you take phentermine?

Curbs appetite&incre: It suppresses your appetite and increase in your bodys energy expenditure
but it can cause side effects likeincreasein heart rate, palpitations, increse in blood pressure and several other unpleasant side effects. ...Read more

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What is the use for phentermine 37.5 mg?

What is the use for phentermine 37.5 mg?

Weight loss.: This medication is often combined with other medications as part of a weight loss regimen. This medication is a controlled substance and must be carefully prescribed. ...Read more

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Where I can buy phentermine outside usa?

Where I can buy phentermine outside usa?

Phentermine: Inside or outside USA you can get phentermine and you may or may not get the result you anticipate. It should not do you any harm and I suspect it is more expensive outside the USA. More important, there are many diet options you can take to lose weight. That includes seeing if your food intake is appropriate for you and that you exercise as regularly as you can. Go on-line and look up "NuVal". ...Read more

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What are the side affects of phentermine?

Speec: Phentermine is like speed: rapid heart rate, headache, upset stomach, difficulty sleep are some potential side effects. It can have a mild appetite suppressant effect. ...Read more

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How long does phentermine stay in system?

How long does phentermine stay in system?

Phentermine: This medication is generally dosed once to twice daily. Clinical effect generally gone in twenty four hours. Blood levels generally depleted in five half lives believe 60 hours. ...Read more

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Is there anything similar to phentermine?

Is there anything similar to phentermine?

No Diet Pills: There is something better. It is called limiting your calories, lowering the carbs you include in your diet and increasing the proteins. And, then exercising moderately for at least 20 minutes per day.

No pills or vitamins or any other magic exists. It is time to face reality and not look for 'an easy' substitute to eating and moving well. ...Read more

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Are fastin and phentermine the same thing?

No: Fastin (phentermine) is the brand name for phenylethylamine hcl. ...Read more

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Is ionamin (phentermine) available online?

Yes/ no: I don't think so. It is a prescription item and a name brand. ...Read more

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How does phentermine get out of your system?

How does phentermine get out of your system?

Mostly kidneys: It is excreted 70-80% in urine unchanged, minimally through the liver. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: phentermine?

Appetite suppressant: 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 tablet. Consult your M.D. ...Read more

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Please tell me what phentermine is used for?

Please tell me what phentermine is used for?

Appetite suppressant: Phentermine is in the amphetamine class of drugs and is used to suppress the appetite. It works in the bran to decrease hunger and it may also increase metabolism. It is indicated for short term use for treatment of obesity when combined with exercise and behavioral modification. Common side effects include insomnia, dry mouth, constipation, elevated heart rate, and agitation. ...Read more

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What is the best website to buy phentermine?

What is the best website to buy phentermine?

None!: If a medication is restricted so it is only to be dispensed with a prescription from a licensed healthcare provider with a dea# than you should absolutely not order it over the internet. First of all, on the rare occasion you actually get the real medication, you need to be followed by a physician, np or pa-c for the condition your are being treated for. 90% of internet meds are fake & dangerous. ...Read more

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How much weight can you lose on phentermine?

How much weight can you lose on phentermine?

It depends: Again, you must have a very experience md in the use of such drug. In my experience of 25 years, weight loss average 4 to 8 for women and 10 or more for men in in 10 to 12 days. ...Read more

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Can someone overdose on too much phentermine?

Yes: You can overdose on phentermine, and it can be fatal. Overdose symptoms vary, but may include feeling hostile or aggressive, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach cramps, irregular heartbeat, rapid breathing, overactive reflexes, confusion, hallucinations, seizure (convulsions), feeling light-headed, or fainting. If you experience these symptoms after taking Phentermine please seek immediate help. ...Read more

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Which effects of phentermine are most common?

Which effects of phentermine are most common?

Phentermine: Is a stimulant and can be addictive. Common side effects include dizziness, dry mouth, difficulty sleeping, irritability, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or constipation. There are a wide variety of less common effects as well. ...Read more

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I was prescribed phentermine? What are effects

I was prescribed phentermine? What are effects

Side effects:: Dry mouth

unpleasant taste

diarrhea

constipation

vomiting

some side effects can be serious. If you experience any of the following symptoms, call your doctor immediately:

increased blood pressure

heart palpitations

restlessness

dizziness

tremor

insomnia

shortness of breath

chest pain

dizziness

swelling of the legs and ankles. ...Read more

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How long would phentermine stay in your system?

How long would phentermine stay in your system?

About 14 days: Is how long internet resources suggest it might appear in a urine drug test. If it is being used with legitimate prescriber, then even a positive will just require verification to resolve. Good luck. ...Read more

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Will phentermine disqualify me from the air force?

Will phentermine disqualify me from the air force?

Phentermine: I would ask them. My guess would be yes. You don't want to be flying a jet if you have ADHD ...Read more

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Was ionamin (phentermine) discontinued in the U.S.?

Was ionamin (phentermine) discontinued in the U.S.?

Phentermine: I looked it up on the internet with material dated from yesterday. Nothing suggested that it was discontinued. That said, check your diet and your physical activity. Also look up "NuVal" on the web. That may give you more information about what food is best for you. ...Read more

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Could I use phentermine without any health problems?

Could I use phentermine without any health problems?

Maybe: 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

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Which the common effects of the medication phentermine?

Phentermine: Is a stimulant and can be addictive. Common side effects include dizziness, dry mouth, difficulty sleeping, irritability, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or constipation. There are a wide variety of less common effects as well. ...Read more

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Can phentermine cause Ed and what can I do to reverse it?

Can phentermine cause Ed and what can I do to reverse it?

Yes: Phentermine can cause impotence. Phentermine can have SERIOUS side effects such as hypertension, pulmonary hypertension, psychosis, palpitations and many other side effects. When phentermine is stopped nearly all patients regain not only all the weight they lost, they often get heavier than they were before it was started. If on a high dose need to reduce dose gradually to avoid drug withdrawal. ...Read more

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How long does it take for phentermine to become effective?

Phentermine onset: Most patients can feel an effect of decreased hunger about 20-30 minutes after taking a dose of phentermine. ...Read more

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How many mg of phentermine can a normal male handle every day?

How many mg of phentermine can a normal male handle every day?

Up to 37.5 mg a day: It is approved for weight loss in doses of 15, 30 and 37.5 mg pills/tabs for up to 12 weeks. It should be taken under a physicians care! Not off the street! ...Read more

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Has anyone determined whether usage of phentermine is safe or not?

Yes: Phentermine may be safe in certain patients, but not all patients.
Also, as with all medications, Phentermine has potential side effects.
If you are considering taking phentermine, I would suggest that you discuss this with your physician in order to find out if this is a safe option for you. ...Read more

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What are the differences between a phentermine capsule and tablet?

Phentermine: Capsules can be taken once a day and tablets are prescribed by your doctor to be taken 1-3 times a day. The drug is a weight loss product and will help you. That said you should pay careful attention to your diet and also try and exercise regularly. ...Read more

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What kind of substances should I avoid while I am taking phentermine?

What kind of substances should I avoid while I am taking phentermine?

See below: Phentermine is used together with diet and exercise to treat obesity (overweight) in people with risk factors such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or diabetes.
Do not use Phentermine if you are pregnant or breast-feeding a baby.
You should not take Phentermine if you have a history of heart disease, severe or uncontrolled high blood pressure and maoinhibitors discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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How long does it take for phentermine 37.5 to get out of your system?

How long does it take for phentermine 37.5 to get out of your system?

Phenteramine: It's half life is about 16-30 hours range. You need 5 half life to pass to tell it is all gone out of your system. Then in 150 hours after the last dose. ...Read more

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How can k25 phentermine medicine works in the body and reduces weight?

How can k25 phentermine medicine works in the body and reduces weight?

Appetite suppressant: Phentermine is in the amphetamine class of drugs and is used to suppress the appetite. It works in the bran to decrease hunger and it may also increase metabolism. It is indicated for short term use for treatment of obesity when combined with exercise and behavioral modification. Common side effects include insomnia, dry mouth, constipation, elevated heart rate, and agitation. ...Read more

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Could you tell me if fastin and phentermine have the same ingredients?

Could you tell me if fastin and phentermine have the same ingredients?

Fastin (phentermine) discontinued: Fastin (phentermine) was a brand name form of Phentermine, so they have the same active ingredients. Fastin (phentermine) is no longer manufactured because it also contained a harmful food additive. ...Read more

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Ionamin (Definition)

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Fastin (Definition)

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