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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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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Ionamin (Definition)

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


Dr. Mark Pack
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Fastin (Definition)

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