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Can a psychiatrist prescribe adipex ?

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Dr. Clarence Lyons
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: I suppose

I believe that it is ok for them to prescribe, but most of them would likely not prescribe that medication as it is not a psychiatric medication.

In brief: I suppose

I believe that it is ok for them to prescribe, but most of them would likely not prescribe that medication as it is not a psychiatric medication.
Dr. Clarence Lyons
Dr. Clarence Lyons
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Dr. Donald Jacobson
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes, but

A psychiatrist may prescribe this but should be thoroughly familiar with its risks, benefits, side, effects, and potential drug and disease interactions.
If your psychiatrist does not feel comfortable prescribing it for you, it is their right to refuse to prescribe it and refer you to a weight loss expert.

In brief: Yes, but

A psychiatrist may prescribe this but should be thoroughly familiar with its risks, benefits, side, effects, and potential drug and disease interactions.
If your psychiatrist does not feel comfortable prescribing it for you, it is their right to refuse to prescribe it and refer you to a weight loss expert.
Dr. Donald Jacobson
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Adipex

Being an appetite suppressant to treat obesity, not likely.
It needs supervision in weight control program.

In brief: Adipex

Being an appetite suppressant to treat obesity, not likely.
It needs supervision in weight control program.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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