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Why did my doctor prescribe phentermine to be taken with food? I thought you were supposed to take it on an empty stomach?Won't see him til next month

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Dr. Martin Tamler
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: Phentermine & Food

Phentermine is typically taken before a meal to reduce hunger and the intake of food.
Your doctor may have wanted you to eat a normal breakfast then have the drug work in your system for the rest of the day. There is no harm taking it with or without food.

In brief: Phentermine & Food

Phentermine is typically taken before a meal to reduce hunger and the intake of food.
Your doctor may have wanted you to eat a normal breakfast then have the drug work in your system for the rest of the day. There is no harm taking it with or without food.
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