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Phentermine Overdose (Overview)

An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug / substance is used. O/Dcan be fatal. Possible sx's include: "confusion, hallucinations, panic, feeling hostile or aggressive, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach cramps, irregular heartbeat, rapid breathing, overactive reflexes, seizure (convulsions), feeling light-headed, or fainting." REF: >>>>


Phentermine Overdose (Overview)

An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug / substance is used. O/Dcan be fatal. Possible sx's include: "confusion, hallucinations, panic, feeling hostile or aggressive, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach cramps, irregular heartbeat, rapid breathing, overactive reflexes, seizure (convulsions), feeling light-headed, or fainting." REF: >>>>


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What is the definition or description of: Phentermine overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Phentermine overdose?

Phentermine overdose: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug / substance is used. O/Dcan be fatal. Possible sx's include: "confusion, hallucinations, panic, feeling hostile or aggressive, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach cramps, irregular heartbeat, rapid breathing, overactive reflexes, seizure (convulsions), feeling light-headed, or fainting." REF: >>>>

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What is the definition or description of: Fastin (phentermine) overdose?

No official level: The FDA encourages no more than the recommended dosage of 37.5 mg. Phentermine has effects on the nervous system. High doses can cause mental distrubance, hypertension, and heart rhythm disturbance. There are also gi symptoms. Excessive doses are potentially fatal. Phentermine is contraindicated for patients with significant heart problems, glaucoma, and overactive thyroid.

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What is the treatment for fastin (phentermine) overdose?

Symptomatic: Management of acute Phentermine intoxication is largely symptomatic and includes lavage and sedation with a barbiturate. Experience with hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis is inadequate to permit recommendations in this regard. Acidification of the urine increases Phentermine excretion. Intravenous phentolamine (regitine) has been suggested for possible acute, severe hypertension.

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Can someone overdose on too much phentermine?

Yes: You can overdose on phentermine, and it can be fatal. Overdose symptoms vary, but may include feeling hostile or aggressive, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach cramps, irregular heartbeat, rapid breathing, overactive reflexes, confusion, hallucinations, seizure (convulsions), feeling light-headed, or fainting. If you experience these symptoms after taking Phentermine please seek immediate help.

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Can I take Muncie and phentermine?

Can I take Muncie and phentermine?

Please clarify: I'm very sorry, but I have not heard of Muncie, and can find no mention of it in my resources, including Google. Please check the spelling of Muncie. It would help also to describe what it is; I have patients whose supplements ordered from abroad have ingredients spelled differently, or even incorrectly.

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Any OTC can substitute phentermine?

Any OTC can substitute phentermine?

NOSubFor Phentermine: Actually, there is not an effective otc substitute for phentermine. It requires a prescription and a licensed healthcare provider's supervision. It has low/moderate abuse potential.

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How effectively does phentermine work?

How effectively does phentermine work?

Not by itself: Phentermine is very effective for weight loss for short term use when used in conjunction with diet and exercise. Appetite returns once the medication is discontinued so to avoid weight regain you must exercise most days and maintain a healthy portion controlled diet.

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What happens when you take phentermine?

Curbs appetite&incre: It suppresses your appetite and increase in your bodys energy expenditure but it can cause side effects likeincreasein heart rate, palpitations, increse in blood pressure and several other unpleasant side effects.

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Is there anything similar to phentermine?

Is there anything similar to phentermine?

No Diet Pills: There is something better. It is called limiting your calories, lowering the carbs you include in your diet and increasing the proteins. And, then exercising moderately for at least 20 minutes per day. No pills or vitamins or any other magic exists. It is time to face reality and not look for 'an easy' substitute to eating and moving well.

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Are fastin and phentermine the same thing?

No: Fastin (phentermine) is the brand name for phenylethylamine hcl.

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What is the best website to buy phentermine?

What is the best website to buy phentermine?

None!: If a medication is restricted so it is only to be dispensed with a prescription from a licensed healthcare provider with a dea# than you should absolutely not order it over the internet. First of all, on the rare occasion you actually get the real medication, you need to be followed by a physician, np or pa-c for the condition your are being treated for. 90% of internet meds are fake & dangerous.

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Which effects of phentermine are most common?

Which effects of phentermine are most common?

Phentermine: Is a stimulant and can be addictive. Common side effects include dizziness, dry mouth, difficulty sleeping, irritability, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or constipation. There are a wide variety of less common effects as well.

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Which the common effects of the medication phentermine?

Which the common effects of the medication phentermine?

Phentermine: Is a stimulant and can be addictive. Common side effects include dizziness, dry mouth, difficulty sleeping, irritability, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or constipation. There are a wide variety of less common effects as well.

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What kind of substances should I avoid while I am taking phentermine?

What kind of substances should I avoid while I am taking phentermine?

See below: Phentermine is used together with diet and exercise to treat obesity (overweight) in people with risk factors such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or diabetes. Do not use Phentermine if you are pregnant or breast-feeding a baby. You should not take Phentermine if you have a history of heart disease, severe or uncontrolled high blood pressure and maoinhibitors discuss with your doctor.

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Is phentermine addictive?

Is phentermine addictive?

Possibly: Phentermine is a stimulant medications to help with appetite, it can alter mood, and for some people that could be addicting. Signs that it is being abused would be taking more than prescribed, using it for unintented purposes, causing impairment with relationships, work etc. Some people may be on Phentermine for a relitively long period of time for obesity, that alone may not be addiction.

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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.

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