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Ringing ears from using phentermine? About 2 weeks into a regimen of once-daily phentermine last november, my ears starting ringing. I quit phentermine 3 weeks ago, but my ears are still ringing. Will they ever stop?

Ringing ears from using phentermine? About 2 weeks into a regimen of once-daily phentermine last november, my ears starting ringing.  I quit phentermine 3 weeks ago, but my ears are still ringing.  Will they ever stop?

That : That is very concerning. Please see an ENT (otolaryngology) physician immediately and have a complete evaluation. Be sure you aren't on any other medications or herbs that could cause these symptoms (aspirin is notorious for causing ringing in the ears). You may need testing performed to evaluate your nerves to your ears. If you have any hearing changes, worsening ringing, headaches, weakness, or vomiting then you would need to be see as an emergency. ...Read more

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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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I quit taking phentermine 9 days ago and will have general anesthesia tomorrow. Will it affect the anesthesia?

I quit taking phentermine 9 days ago and will have general anesthesia tomorrow. Will it affect the anesthesia?

One week befor : These medications should be discontinued one week preoperatively and have potential interactions with tramadol and antidepressant. ...Read more

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Will phentermine cause long term anxiety even after i quit taking it?

Will phentermine cause long term anxiety even after i quit taking it?

Phentermine: Phentermine is a stimulant medication that can cause a variety of side effects. Side effects vary for every individual taking a specific medication. If you feel you developed symptoms of anxiety due to a medication, it is best to discontinue it. Also understand that the medication may not be the cause of your symptoms and you may need to explore other causes. ...Read more

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If someone was trying to quit an addiction to methamphetamine would prescribing phentermine help them. Sorta like oxey cottons help hurroin addicts?

If someone was trying to quit an addiction to methamphetamine would prescribing phentermine help them. Sorta like oxey  cottons help hurroin addicts?

NO to rare : Methamphetamine addiction should not be treated by substitution with Phentermine or other CNS stimulants. In certain circumstances and refractory cases the addiction specialist may have to employ the harm reduction model and do what he or she feels is best for all. This approach should not be the norm, rare, and only considered on a case by case basis. ...Read more

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How safe is phentermine?

Very safe: Phentermine has been on the market since 1959, millions of people have taken it, as long as you buy it from a us pharmacy under a doctors prescription it is safe, not from an internet pharmacy, which is not safe. ...Read more

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How dangerous is phentermine?

How dangerous is phentermine?

Serious reactions: Serious complications can include pulmonary hypertension, dependeny and abuse, psychosis, fast heart rate, high blood pressure, and valvular heart disease. These are things your doctor should be monitoring you for if you are taking this. ...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

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