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Phentermine Overdose In Children
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: >>>> ...Read more
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, ...Read more
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
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
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
My friend is prescribed phentermine like me. She takes like 6 throughout the whole day is this ok? Will she ever overdose from that much. 37.5mg
Not ok: The max daily dose is 37.5 mg. Your friend should take the medication as prescribed. ...Read more
Phentermine: Inside or outside USA you can get phentermine and you may or may not get the result you anticipate. It should not do you any harm and I suspect it is more expensive outside the USA. More important, there are many diet options you can take to lose weight. That includes seeing if your food intake is appropriate for you and that you exercise as regularly as you can. Go on-line and look up "NuVal". ...Read more
Phentermine: I would ask them. My guess would be yes. You don't want to be flying a jet if you have ADHD ...Read more
Phentermine may be safe in certain patients, but not all patients.
Also, as with all medications, Phentermine has potential side effects.
If you are considering taking phentermine, I would suggest that you discuss this with your physician in order to find out if this is a safe option for you. ...Read more
I have been on phentermine for about a month and a half. To me lowering the phentermine or something else?
Phentermine: This drug is usually very beneficial but it does not help you from day 1. If you are still concerned about this see your doctor again and get advice about other potential medications that should work for you. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
Phentermine: No. Phentermine is a very dangerous and ineffective medication that not only will not lead to any real or lasting weight loss but puts your brain at risk of addiction and obsession, but your heart at risk as well. Any physician who is willing to prescribe it for you does not have your best interests at heart. ...Read more
A #: Some of the possible side effects of Phentermine include: rapid heart rate, increased blood pressure, restlessness, trouble sleeping, palpitations, dizziness, tremor, headache, feeling up or down, dry mouth, constipation, loose stools & bad taste in mouth. Less common sxs include: hallucinations, aggression, fever, seizures, panic or mania. ...Read more
Appetite suppressant: Phentermine is in the amphetamine class of drugs and is used to suppress the appetite. It works in the bran to decrease hunger and it may also increase metabolism. It is indicated for short term use for treatment of obesity when combined with exercise and behavioral modification. Common side effects include insomnia, dry mouth, constipation, elevated heart rate, and agitation. ...Read more
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