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Is phentermine an amphetamine?

Is phentermine an amphetamine?

No: No. It's a sympathomimetic, but the exact mechanism of action is unknown. ...Read more

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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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Can Phentermine show up as amphetamines or methamphetamine on hair test?

Can Phentermine  show up as amphetamines or methamphetamine on hair test?

On screening yes: There are tests to confirm positive findings and I doubt these confirmative tests would be positive for amphetamine..I am not aware of phentermine being metabolized to amphetamine but that's the only scenario, unlikely, that might cause a true positive result. ...Read more

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Can i take phentermine while taking adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

Can i take phentermine while taking adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)?

No: The combination can cause additive central nervous system side effects and toxicity.It is not advisable. You would be better off working with your gp and a dietician on a weight loss/ exercise program with accountability. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) anything like phentermine?

Can you tell me is Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) anything like phentermine?

Similar: they're both stimulants, however, phentermine has a longer duration of action. they both share issues with dependency and tolerance. if u are trying medical weight loss please see a provider that specializes in this. there's a nonstimulant appetite suppressant called Belviq (lorcaserin) that's worth considering. also, both phentermine and adderall may result in anxiety, insomnia, increased heart rate & HTN. ...Read more

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Would taking topirimate and Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) have the same effect as taking topirimate and phentermine.?

No: Topiramate and Phentermine have now been marketed together under the name of qsymia (phentermine and topiramate). These are intended for weight loss. Adderall has minimal weight loss effect in my experience in adults. With your cardiac illness, you also have to be very careful to have all of your medications approved by your cardiologist. ...Read more

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I'm taking phentermine, buspirone and escitalopram currently, a family friend, who is a doctor said Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) could replace all 3 medicines, true?

Not really: with all my respect to your family friend doctor i disagree you are taking an appetite suppressant and anti two depressant i still could not understand how a medicine for ADHD will replace that my advise follow the advise of your regular doctor he knows why you are on these medicine good luck ...Read more

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If you have mitral valve prolapse and a PFO with an atrial septal aneurysm can you take stimulants like Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) or phentermine?

If you have mitral valve prolapse and a PFO with an atrial septal aneurysm can you take stimulants like Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) or phentermine?

Not recommended: Stimulant use can cause serious cardiac problems especially in patients with structural cardiac problems.It will be advisable to consult with your cardiologist to assess your risks before stimulant use. There are alternatives to stimulants that may be considered for you. ...Read more

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My girlfriend wants to take phentermine to lose weight but is in recovery for meth abuse?

My girlfriend wants to take phentermine to lose weight but is in recovery for meth abuse?

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

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Can you take Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and phetermine together?

No: Phentermine is a sympathomimetic amine used for short-term management of weight loss. Many of its side effects are similar to those of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) -- increased pulse and bp, and others. Basic prescribing information about Phentermine says you should not use it with other stimulants. Please make sure all your physicians and pharmacists are informed about medications you plan to take. ...Read more

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Amphetamine (Definition)

A psychostimulant, controlled drug schedule ii, with abuse potential. It acts to enhance Dopamine and norepinephrine in the body, including the brain. It can decrease appetite- was used as a diet pill, treat narcolepsy and adhd, pathological fatigue, sea sickness. Derived from ephedra plant ...Read more


Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Ionamin (Definition)

Ionamin is an appetite suppressant which is a kind ...Read more