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Is Sibutramina The Same Thing As Adipex
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Dont: Please stay away from this drug.Get a more detailed answer ›
Be careful.: If you're taking the Adderall regularly & it's a safe &effective dose, you might tolerate the adipex, but not necessarily so. Both are stimulants. Significant negative effects would not be surprising. Further, i question the usefulness of phentiramine at all. It doesn't have sustained wgt-loss effect. & Adderall itself helps limit wgt gain. Consider a more all-day Adderall regimen + diet/fitness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
On welll butrin 300 and Zoloft 25 and armour thyroid. I want to begin adipex but epedrine had given chest pain? Will adipex do same ?
Stimulant: Adipex is a stimulant and could cause similar symptoms to what you experienced with ephedrine. It is a controlled substance, and legally is only available by prescription. Please discuss all medications you're using -- or even thinking of using -- with your physician. If it's weight loss you want, there are safer ways for you to accomplish that. ...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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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