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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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Struggled with weightloss. Tried diet and exercise plans, even adipex with no results. 330+ could this be a medical problem?

Struggled with weightloss. Tried diet and exercise plans, even adipex with no results. 330+ could this be a medical problem?

Yes: Some med problems can cause or at very least worsen obesity (not causing all the extra weight but making it harder to lose), so see ur pcp or endo. Although u may have put in significant effort, dieting correctly may help u see results- often a combo of dietician, psychiatrist and endo is needed. ...Read more

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Have sleep apnea, can't wear cpac, awake 4 hrs a day sleep rest, gave adipex no results.What can I do or take to help me.

Have sleep apnea, can't wear cpac, awake 4 hrs a day sleep rest, gave adipex no results.What can I do or take to help me.

CPAP alternatives: There are many alternatives including: oral appliances, surgery, weight loss and changing certain habits (e.g. avoid alcohol or eating near bed time). See your PCP for consultation. Oral appliances may be an effective treatment option for you. ...Read more

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Have sleep apnea, can't wear cpac, sleep all time, awake 4hrs a day, given adipex to help no results.What can I do to have energy & function?

See ENT: I recommend that you see an ENT who specializes in sleep apnea. There are other ways to treat sleep apnea (surgery, dental appliances, nasal devices) other than only cpap. Sometimes i will perform some type of airway surgery that will help patients use the CPAP better or an appliance better. This dual modality treatment can potentially improve the sleep quality. ...Read more

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My wife just started adipex through a local weight loss clinic and is having great results. Is there a way to get a scrip for me through this site?

My wife just started adipex through a local weight loss clinic and is having great results. Is there a way to get a scrip for me through this site?

Adipex: Sure - you will need a prescription from your doctor. That said, you and your wife should play close attention to diet - many good articles online, my favorite is "NuVal" because it is easy to understand. Exercise is also important. ...Read more

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Extreme fatigue, diagnosed sleep apnea, can't wear cpac, adipex given for energy, no results.Sleep all time, awake 4 hrs day. What can can help this?

Extreme fatigue, diagnosed sleep apnea, can't wear cpac, adipex given for energy, no results.Sleep all time, awake 4 hrs day. What can can help this?

Oral appliances: See a dentist trained in fabricating oral appliances which treat sleep apnea. This site can help http://www.Aadsm.Org/findadentist.Aspx oral appliances move the jaw forward during sleep which opens the airway. ...Read more

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40 year-old white woman with narcolepsy and cataplexy since childhood, plus migraines, still searching for an effective treatment.....?

40 year-old white woman with narcolepsy and cataplexy since childhood, plus migraines, still searching for an effective treatment.....?

Please repost: Please repost your question with an explanation of what you mean by "effective" treatment. What is "ineffective" about the current treatment regimen? Bearing in mind that both conditions are hereditary (though the genetics are complex) and the only REALLY effective treatment is to make a better choice of parents. ...Read more

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Is adipex bad for you?

Is adipex bad for you?

Side effects?: Adipex aka phenteramine is used for short term weight loss goals due to side effects including cardiac as interactions with other med. And it's contraindicated while pregnant. Please consult your doctor further. Otherwise there are other wt loss drugs such as qysmia or belviq (lorcaserin). ...Read more

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What is adipex composed of?

What is adipex composed of?

Phentermine: Adipex is the brand name for phentermine. It's a stimulant. Watch out for: high blood pressure, fast heart rate, getting hooked on it. ...Read more

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