Top 20 Doctor insights on: Is adipex a kind of methamphetamine
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
Yes: Yes both show up as amphetamines means but the metabolites breakdown products are different for the two ...Read more
If someone was trying to quit an addiction to methamphetamine would prescribing phentermine help them. Sorta like oxey cottons help hurroin addicts?
NO to rare: Methamphetamine addiction should not be treated by substitution with Phentermine or other CNS stimulants. In certain circumstances and refractory cases the addiction specialist may have to employ the harm reduction model and do what he or she feels is best for all. This approach should not be the norm, rare, and only considered on a case by case basis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Phentermine: The last thing a recovering addict needs is another "pill". Besides a host of other side effects, there is nervous system stimulation, tremor, anxiety, restlessness, dizziness, insomnia, euphoria, dysphoria, and headache--all which may be bad reminders of meth. Exercise, good diet, and avoidance of stimulants, especially those like Phentermine is a good idea. ...Read more
Is the kind of methamphetamine doctors sometime prescribe, the same stuff people cook up illegally?
Related but not same: The meds like Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) are a complex blend of several amphetamine salts that are produced with a reliable purity and strength. While similar in basic structure to "cooked" material, the production controls and blending process is where the similarity ends. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What kind of test can confirm that a person is paranoid? My husband is methamphetamine user and I think he is paranoid. What would I do to help him
Stop meth, get help: Paranoia is common in amphetamine abuse. There is no "test" for paranoia. It is detected in interviews with a trained professional, and can show up on psychological tests. The best help you can offer is assisting him in stopping meth, probably with the help of mental health or drug abuse professionals. It's very hard unless he recognizes he has a problem. Show him your concern, if it's safe. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Need recovery progrm: Best medicine for quitting meth - or any drug - is a recovery program. Chemicals will not get you off chemicals. Addiction is a disease of disconnection. Recovery is generally not possible on your own, support from others who have been there is crucial. Try aa, na, lifering, sos, and treatment programs in your area. Also, it is important to abstain from all drugs, including alcohol. ...Read more
Depends: If by "meth" you are referring to amphetamines, there are a number of prescriptions legitimately in use that are amphetamines. These include certain, but not all medication used for adhd, and appetite suppressants. If you are referring to "crystal meth" that too will be picked up by all screens testing for amphetamines. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kind of detox can you reccomend for pregnant? I'm 6mos pregnant and I really want to stop using meth. Please help me. Thank you
Detox: You should not detox on your own. Please be honest with your physician NOW. You need a medically supervised detoxificantion so you don't harm yourself or your baby. ...Read more
Please detoxify: Under medical care. Not to be undertaken lightly. ...Read more
I'm a heroin & meth addict have been using for 6 years now and I'm wanting to start something like methadone what type of doctor would I need to see?
Center: Your addiction requires a multifaceted approach for best possible results. Locate a drug rehabilitation Center near you and continue your road to success there. You have already taken the first big step in finding out about it. You will have a team of MD's and therapists, staff, etc. To help you get the monkey off your back. Good Luck to you. ...Read more
My son in law does not use drugs of any kind. He just took a hair follicle test that came back positive for Meth. They said his level was 864?
Positive results: There are some prescription diet pills that contain either amphetamine or methamphetamine, Parkinson’s Disease treatment can be a form of methamphetamine. Some doctors prescribe amphetamines for ADHD. Ecstasy is included in the amphetamine class of drugs. These are the possibilities for false positives. If the screen came back positive at 864, he has meth in system. ...Read more