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I believe you inquire about phentermine-an appetite
suppressant med. If it is, then you need body mass index of 30 or
more or 27 with risk factors in order to qualify. I also would do a
complete blood test, check pt heart with electrocardiogram before pt can start for safety of pts. ...Read more
Under Supervision: Persons with bmi above 30 sometimes benefit from taking phenterimine for medically supervised weight loss. It is not indicated for those below 30 bmi. If they don't suffer from high blood pressure, or heart problems then it is considered safe. Use results in tolerance, which means the longer you take it the less effective it is. Should only take for 30 days, then off for 30 days. See doctor. ...Read more
Can I get a medicine like phentremine or apidex over-the-counter or at a drug store with out perscription?
1 RX, 1 OTC: Apidexin is otc (over-the-counter) & not prescription and can be bought over the internet at a discount. Phentermine is a prescription (rx) from a physician. A good article about the claims of otc weight loss pills is on http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/weight-loss/my00432. There is minimal data on these supplements. No recalls noted on consumerlab. Com. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it ok to take phenermine with omnicef (cefdinir) and tussicaps. Which are amazing by the way (tussicaps)?
Not really: I would not taking your appetite suppressant together wit tussicaps because of possible drug interaction with central nervous system since tussicap have chlrorephenamine (antihistamine with sedation effect) and hydrocodone.I would not take your Phentermine till you are better with your cough. ...Read more
Why can I only lose 10 lbs while on phetermine? I've been taking it for months and can't lose more than that.
Consider switching: Phentermine, fda-approved for 3 months of continuous use, is an anorexiant, which means it suppresses appetite. It doesn't, in and of itself, cause weight loss. The way to reliably lose weight and keep it off is to eat less (have you been cataloging your calories and nutrition?) or burn more calories (most safely with regular exercise). Try 3 weeks of food log and see if this helps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Been taken phintermine 4 a cpl of months neva encountered any comps however I'm aware that it will elivate BP my bottom BP was 95 &i feel lazy?
Unknown.: Phentermine is a pharmaceutical diet pill. Phentramine consists of 20:1 hoodia extract, guarana extract, and a proprietary blend of cha de bugre, ginseng, citrus aurantium and black pepper. Inadequate clinical data have been published on phentramine to evaluate potential adverse effects. Discuss use of this supplement with your physician prior to use. ...Read more
Would you know if I can take my prescribed phetermine overseas on vacation. Specifically to the U.K.?
Phenyeremune: Usually if it is in the original prescription bottle with your name on it you can take anything in. ...Read more
Can you take phenteremine to control appetite while on Crohn's? On before to help avoid over eating and it helped with my healthy diet.
Yes, if: A major study published this year recommends addition of a weight-loss drug including phentermine to weight-loss regimens for people who are not able to maintain weight loss with healthy eating and exercise alone, if your BMI is = or >27 with a co-morbid condition, or = or >30 without. ...Read more
I took phintermine 2 years ago and lost 80 lbs but got pregnant and gained my weight back. Considering taking it again should I reconsider?
What about doing: It naturally? Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read more