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How Severe Is Adipex Withdrawal
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
Never heard of WD: Phentermine has some properties similar to amphetamines, but it is not an amphetamine.If you abruptly stop Phentermine most patients might be more hungry for 24-48 hrs. Then return to regular appetite.There has never been a report of physical addiction.Emotionally, regaining wt w/o the med use could cause emotional stress.I have found that with monitoring pts. They can take the med for maintenance. ...Read more
What are the health risks of taking phentermine (37.5 mg) for 4+ months? What are the expected withdrawal symptoms when the med. Is stopped?
What does Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) withdrawal include? I stopped after 2.5 years of 80mg/ day under the care of a doctor. Taking phentermine now to substitute.
Today i will be stoping my pristiq after almost 2months taking it per dr. And i will begin my qsymia (phentermine and topiramate) im worried of withdrawal and side effects advise.
Change reason?: You are stopping an antidepressant and starting a weight control medication. Talk to your doctor about this. ...Read more
40 year-old white woman with narcolepsy and cataplexy since childhood, plus migraines, still searching for an effective treatment.....?
Please repost: Please repost your question with an explanation of what you mean by "effective" treatment. What is "ineffective" about the current treatment regimen? Bearing in mind that both conditions are hereditary (though the genetics are complex) and the only REALLY effective treatment is to make a better choice of parents. ...Read moreSee 9 more doctor answers
No interaction: There is no known interaction between the two medicine. Synthroid (thyroxine) in appropriate/regulated dose is very safe--generally a lifetime medication. Adipex should not be used for prolonged period of time. Any additional questions/concerns, consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Adipex: 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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
That depends on you!: The amount of weight you lose with phentermine is variable depending of things like your calorie intake, level of obesity, gender, activity level, dosage, etc. According to a Livestrong article entitled “The Average Monthly Weight Loss Using Phentermine” a woman might lose 3 to 6 pounds per month and a man might lose 5 to 8 pounds per month when using a low-calorie diet in addition to Phentermine ...Read more
Tricky question: Adipex does have some drug-drug-interactions, but you are asking about an herbal(?) product. It is possible for drug-food-herbal interactions, perhaps the physician who put you on adipex or will put you an this should take the time to answer this for you. Until then be careful with taking any over-the-counter product with any prescription medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wishful thinking: Hi over the long haul of bariatric meds, Phentermine (generic of adipex) still sems to work the best in my opinion. But, and a big but--no pun intended. I believe only a physician who specializes in weight loss and has taken special medical education re: weight loss meds should be prescribing for these meds. I do wish more meds would be appoved by the fda. I have lots to say about lack of wt med. ...Read more
Weight loss: studies show average weight loss of approximately 8% of body weight. medication works primarily thru appetite suppression. common side effects are insomnia, anxiety, increased heart rate, lower appetite, dry mouth and upset stomach. best to start with a low dose to establish how well its tolerated. i believe it to be relatively effective for brief use - 8-12 week range. over time tolerance develop ...Read more
Possibly: The amount of weight you lose with phentermine is variable depending of things like your calorie intake, level of obesity, gender, activity level, dosage, etc. According to a Livestrong article entitled “The Average Monthly Weight Loss Using Phentermine” a woman might lose 3 to 6 pounds per month and a man might lose 5 to 8 pounds per month when using a low-calorie diet in addition to Phentermine ...Read more
No difference: Both are basically adrenaline or amphetamine type drugs. Both are basically the same: just different manufacturers. Can help lose about 5-10 pounds. Must be prescribed and monitored for changes in blood pressure or pulse rate. Can take for about 3 months. Must be combined with healthy eating. Lots of veggies, fruits, protein, and some grains. ...Read more
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