Weight loss during pregnancy can harm an unborn baby, even if you are overweight. Dizziness , dry mouth , difficulty sleeping, irritability, nausea , vomiting , diarrhea , or constipation may occur. Talk to your doctor about other treatment options if you currently have or have a history of an irregular heartbeat, heart failure, chest pain, heart attack, stroke, uncontrolled high blood pressure, or heart valve disease. I'm also training for a marathon. Phentermine should be used with caution in those with even mild high blood pressure. Other lifestyle changes you can make to help improve the production of saliva include:
Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: This drug may make you dizzy or blur your vision. It may also rarely make you drowsy. Alcohol or marijuana can make you more dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs alertness or clear vision until you can do it safely. Talk to your doctor if you are using marijuana. If you have diabetes , check your blood sugar regularly as directed and share the results with your doctor.
Your doctor may need to adjust your diabetes medication during treatment with this drug. If you are using the tablets made to dissolve in the mouth , your medication may contain aspartame. Kidney function declines as you grow older. This medication is removed by the kidneys. Therefore, elderly people may be at greater risk for dizziness and high blood pressure while using this drug. This medication must not be used during pregnancy. It may harm an unborn baby.
If you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant, tell your doctor right away. This drug may pass into breast milk and could have undesirable effects on a nursing infant. Therefore, breast -feeding is not recommended while using this drug. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding. What should I know regarding pregnancy, nursing and administering Phentermine HCL to children or the elderly?
Your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first. This drug should not be used with certain medications because very serious interactions may occur. If you are taking or have taken other appetite-suppressant drugs in the past year e. Taking MAO inhibitors with this medication may cause a serious possibly fatal drug interaction. Avoid taking MAO inhibitors isocarboxazid , linezolid , methylene blue, moclobemide, phenelzine , procarbazine , rasagiline , safinamide, selegiline, tranylcypromine during treatment with this medication.
Most MAO inhibitors should also not be taken for two weeks before treatment with this medication. Ask your doctor when to start or stop taking this medication. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking other products that cause drowsiness such as opioid pain or cough relievers such as codeine, hydrocodone , alcohol, marijuana , drugs for sleep or anxiety such as alprazolam , lorazepam , zolpidem , muscle relaxants such as carisoprodol , cyclobenzaprine , or antihistamines such as cetirizine , diphenhydramine.
Check the labels on all your medicines such as allergy or cough -and-cold products because they may contain ingredients that cause drowsiness. Ask your pharmacist about using those products safely. Some products have ingredients that could raise your heart rate or blood pressure. Tell your pharmacist what products you are using, and ask how to use them safely especially cough -and-cold products or diet aids. Caffeine can increase the side effects of this medication. Avoid drinking large amounts of beverages containing caffeine coffee, tea, colas or eating large amounts of chocolate.
Make sure laboratory personnel and all your doctors know you use this drug. This document does not contain all possible interactions. Therefore, before using this product, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all the products you use. Keep a list of all your medications with you, and share the list with your doctor and pharmacist. Does Phentermine HCL interact with other medications? If someone has overdosed and has serious symptoms such as passing out or trouble breathing , call Otherwise, call a poison control center right away.
US residents can call their local poison control center at Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center. Symptoms of overdose may include: Appetite suppressants should not be used in place of proper diet. For best results, this drug must be used along with a doctor-approved diet and exercise program. Do not share this medication with others. It is against the law. Consult your doctor for more details. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember.
If it is near the time of the next dose or late in the evening, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up. Store in a tightly closed container at room temperature between degrees F degrees C away from light and moisture. Keep all medications away from children and pets. Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.
Information last revised July Copyright c First Databank, Inc. Phentermine Capsule Read Reviews Uses Side Effects Precautions Interactions Overdose Images Uses Uses Phentermine is used with a doctor-approved exercise , behavior change, and reduced-calorie diet program to help you lose weight. How to use Phentermine HCL Take this medication by mouth as directed by your doctor, usually once a day, 1 hour before breakfast or 1 to 2 hours after breakfast.
Side Effects Dizziness , dry mouth , difficulty sleeping, irritability, nausea , vomiting , diarrhea , or constipation may occur. In the US - Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. Precautions Before taking this medication , tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to any other sympathomimetic amines e. So down 12lbs in less than a month! I try to keep water with me at all times and that helps.
I recommend it to anyone that feels like they need help Report. No side effects whatsoever other than dry mouth Report. Report I started to take phentermine back in August , I stopped around January I lost 25lbs in that time. I do work out regularly, but I just started it back up today I have been eating a lot again while not taking it, and not losing lI'llke I should. This has done an amazing job with not eating alot of food.
Before this pill I would over indulge and finish every drop of food in front of me. Now I got to a point I don't finish my meals. I started out at lb and at one point got down to But since then I am back up to lb Report. As of today I have lost 40 lbs. I totally changed everything overnight. I am 36 and when I went into the doctors office for just a check up I tipped the scales at lbs.
The nurse asked if I have ever thought about dieting and asked what my present diet consist of. Which was basically whatever I wanted I ate. Then my doctor said he had some good feedback on this medication. So I figured now is the time to do this for myself and my family. After the first month I lost 20 lbs. I went down to about calories a day mostly protein. The doctor was impressed. Blood pressure was perfect when it has always been high. About a week after taking it, I started going to the gym days a week and really hitting it hard.
I lost 20 lbs in the second month going on the third. Under Ohio law you can only be on this for 3 months then off for 6. I would like to loose 40 more pounds to be at my target weight. The medicine decreaased my appetite dramatically. The only side effect is dry mouth. But, I am drinking lots of water. It helps reduce my dry mouth. I've lost so far 48lbs. My doctor scratches his head how fast I've lost the weight and I've done nothing to my diet nor do I exercise.
I call this thing the blue magic pill! I don't normally eat breakfast never have but by lunch I'm starving! So I usually eat a big lunch around 11am, then right after I eat around 12 or so I take the pill. By dinner time I feel really hungry but when I go to eat, I don't really eat that much.. I did though cut out my sodas. I do not drink soda, and allow myself 1 sweet tea a day. The rest is water! Also headaches but I figured out that was the lack of caffeine when I cut oit the drinks.
I do recommend not taking kt after pm, because it will keep you up. The other bad side effect, if your a smoker it makes you want to smoke more