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Is it safe to take phentermine?

Is it safe to take phentermine?

Very very safe: Phentermine is one of the safest meds period. Schedule 4 non amphetamine in use since 1959 and used for long term weight loss by hundreds of. Bariatric physicians as part of combination drug therapy. ...Read more

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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Is it safe to take phentermine and sertra together ?

Is it safe to take phentermine and sertra together ?

Serious risk!!!: If sertra means sertraline (zoloft), then sertra taken with Phentermine potentially increases the toxicity of the oher significantly, thus possible life-threatening reaction (serotonin syndrome) can occur. As a result, these two in combo should be used with caution. Please consult doc on this one. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take phentermine and maca root together?

Is it safe to take phentermine and maca root together?

Phentermine not safe: Phentermine is not safe to take. It does not lead to true or permanent weight loss. It is a trick and will only delay you adopting the only true lifestyle that leads to healthy weight loss. Besides bariatric surgery, the only other scientific and safe medical way to lose weight is to limit the calories and change the composition of the diet to mainly protein sources and to do regular exercise. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take phentermine while pregnant?

Is it safe to take phentermine while pregnant?

No: Phenetermine is a type of amphetamine which is used for weight loss and appetite suppression. Amphetamines should be avoided in pregnancy. Amphetamine use in pregnancy can be dangerous for the baby. Pregnancy is a time for healthy eating not dieting or suppressing appetite. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take phentermine and procardia (nifedipine) together?

Is it safe to take phentermine and procardia (nifedipine) together?

No: Phentermine is a raw stimulant which does not burn energy or increase metabolism. It increases heart rate, causes vasoconstriction, increases blood pressure, increases the possibility of cardiac arrhythmia, and causes loss of appetite. It would be dangerous even without a heart-related health problem, so you definitely shouldn't take it if you're on procardia (nifedipine). ...Read more

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I'm taking zererid, and zantac (ranitidine)....Is it safe to take phentermine also? I need something to help me loose weight along with diet .

I'm taking zererid, and zantac (ranitidine)....Is it safe to take phentermine also? I need something to help me loose weight along with diet .

Diet Pills: Please, please do not start on phentermine. This will in no way lead to long term weight loss. It is dangerous for your heart. It is like lying to your brain and you will not face the reality that weight loss with exercise, limiting calories and possible approaching bariatric surgery are the only options that can lead to good and long term weight loss. ...Read more

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I wanted to know is it safe to take phentermine with birth control and does it decrease the effectiveness of the birth control when using phentermine?

I wanted to know is it safe to take phentermine with birth control and does it decrease the effectiveness of the birth control when using phentermine?

It is safe: If your doctor has determined that Phentermine is safe for you then taking it along with your birth control should have no effect. Phentermine does not decrease the pill's effectiveness. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take phentermine or triamterene together for weight loss?

Is it safe to take phentermine or triamterene together for weight loss?

Why triamterene?: Phentermine is a weight management med. Triamterene is a diuretic used for hypertension or too much fluid in the body. It is not a weight loss med. A patient may lose wt--just water + some electrolytes--it is supposed to be potassium-sparing. This med could be used for another med condition but not routinely used as a weight-loss combination, there could be alterations in your blood chemistries. ...Read more

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Would it be safe to take phentermine, topamax, (topiramate) and thermoplus together? I just got a personal trainer and she is totally against me taking phent & top

Would it be safe to take phentermine, topamax, (topiramate) and thermoplus together? I just got a personal trainer and she is totally against me taking phent & top

Trust your trainer: You are paying for the expertise and experience of a professional - so use it. Furthermore, I think the advice is correct. Medications may have a beneficial, even life-saving use in disease management, but you are not ill. Your body and budget will be much healthier w/out those items. A good exercise and diet plan followed w/ patience and pleasure is the way to go IMHO. Best 2U! ...Read more

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