I switched to Wellbutrin, but it seems the damage was already done and it was difficult to jump start after Lexapro. You are already subscribed to this email. Call your healthcare provider right away if you have any of these symptoms, especially if they are new, worse, or worry you: Some people may need to be hospitalized for this condition. Lynn of New Britain, CT. Should a person increase consumption of nutrient-dense foods during treatment, this may mitigate preexisting micronutrient deficiencies that were causing depression.
Amphetamines and related stimulant drugs have been extensively abused and many are now illegal. Abuse of amphetamines and related drugs may be associated with intense psychological dependence and severe social dysfunction. There are, reports of patients who have increased the dosage to many times that recommended. This drug must be used short-term only because long-term use can lead to psychosis, which is often clinically indistinguishable from schizophrenia.
Stopping the drug abruptly after high dosage administration, results in extreme fatigue and mental depression, as well as changes in sleep. Tolerance is the body's ability to adjust to the drug and to need higher doses to achieve the same effect. Tolerance to the anorectic effect usually develops within a few weeks. When this occurs the recommended dose should not be exceeded in an attempt to increase the effect rather, the drug should be discontinued. Phentermine should not be taken if: Acute overdosage may manifest itself by the following signs and symptoms: Fatigue and depression usually follow the central nervous system stimulation.
Cardiovascular effects include arrhythmias, hypertension high blood pressure , or hypotension low blood pressure and circulatory blood vessels collapse. Gastrointestinal symptoms include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal cramps. Poisoning may result in convulsions, coma and death. Safe use in pregnancy has not been established. Until more information is available, women who are or may become pregnant unless, in the opinion of the physician, the potential benefits outweigh the possible hazards should not take Phentermine.
One tablet 30mg taken once a day approximately 2 hours after breakfast. The cost of a bottle of Phentermine depends on the pharmacy where purchased, generic or branded, as well as if your insurance offers a discount. Multiple pharmaceutical companies make the generic version. You can contact the customer service department or your local pharmacy for additional details relating returning the medication. Many supplements claim weight loss can be achieved through means of curbing appetite, increasing energy levels and dropping pounds on the scale.
Phentermine helps people lose weight by its effect on the central nervous system, which suppresses appetite. The Suprenza tablet should be removed from the container using dry hands. The orally disintegrating tablet can be placed directly into the mouth to dissolve. Phentermine is considered a controlled substance both internationally and in the United States. Like an amphetamine, phentermine is a medication with a stimulant effect on the central nervous system that, in turn, suppresses appetite.
In conjunction with dietary changes and exercise, phentermine is used for weight loss and management in overweight individuals suffering from a risk factor such as diabetes, elevated blood pressure, or increased cholesterol. Phentermine is used for the treatment of obesity. It should be used short term, in conjunction with dietary changes and exercise. Through its stimulant effect on the central nervous system, Adipex phentermine suppresses the appetite, thus aiding weight loss.
Phentermine is most effective when taken without food- before the first meal of the day or two hours post. The active ingredient is phentermine hydrochloride. Typically, for appetite suppression, phentermine is prescribed to be given as one Phentermine also releases epinephrine outside of the brain which helps to breakdown stored fat. Phentermine shares similar pharmacology with its parent compound, amphetamine.
Phentermine does not show up as a positive result on a more extensive military drug test. Phentermine, also known as the brand name preparations Adipex-P and Suprenza, is a prescription weight loss medication. Similar to amphetamine, it suppresses hunger and produces feelings of satiety through its action in the central nervous system. Phentermine is legal for use as a prescription weight loss aid in the United States.
In the past, phentermine was used in combination with fenfluramine for weight loss. Fenfluramine was made illegal for use by the FDA in the late 90s. Fenfluramine has demonstrated damaging effects on the heart, but phentermine is still legal and available for use. The half life of Adipex phentermine is 25 hours. It takes approximately five and a half times this half-life for the drug to be eliminated entirely. Using this calculation, Adipex phentermine will be eliminated after approximately 6 days Summer Banks, Director of Content at Dietspotlight, has researched over weight-loss programs, pills, shakes and diet plans.
Previously, she managed 15 supplement brands, worked with doctors specializing in weight loss and completed coursework in nutrition at Stanford University. Do Not Send Email Notifications. I am on Day one. My co-worker has lost a total of 50 lbs, but she gained 10 back when she stopped taking it. She is back on and convinced me to get a prescription too. He will only allow me to take it for 90 days.
I have gained 40lbs in the last 2 years. My goal is under as well. I work out in the afternoons for 20 minutes and at night for 30 mins. I would love to hear your journey, it seems like we have the same goal. Hi Cristal- I mysel am lbs-size I have been on phentermine for 5 days and feel great. I am looking for a buddy in this to help me through the weight loss.
I live in florida and have a wondeful husband and 2 beautiful boys. Hello Amanda, I was just prescribed phentermine by my doctor, who said I was pounds overweight! This has happened since the birth of my fourth child-three years ago. I am so hopeful that this will help restore my active and positive lifestyle. I have such a long journey ahead, I was wondering how your progress developed and how your health is now? Are you getting the benefits and results you hoped for? How is your family support?
I love it, dry mouth for a few days, 1st few nights hard to sleep. Meagan I have struggled with obesity my wholelife too. It really does work. I lost 19 lbs in 3 weeks. Oh and also I was looking at the phentermine that is listed on the websites that claim to be nonprescription but they are not the same.
If you look closely they are not even spelled the same they are spelled phentremene and phentamene. Which are not doctor recommended. I was prescribed phentermine 2 weeks ago by my doctor for last results to my extreme weight loss to diabetes. I had gaine 50 pounds in the past 2 years. The first day I took phentermine I lost 3 pounds and I lost 7 pounds the first week. I have had tons of energy that I have not had since I was diagnosed with diabetes at 27 years old. I have spent 11, dollars to loose weight with jenny craig it took me 8 months with that I finally lost 30 pounds but by the summer that year I gained it right back because you cant afford to eat their food on a regular basis.
I really love this medication and it really is great. I meant to type for my extreme weight gain not my weight loss. I am so excited about the weight loss that I have had with phentermine. I was prescribed this by a doctor almost a year ago, but because of how powerful it is that particular doctor required that I actually visit every two weeks to see how I was doing. In the two weeks of taking it my blood pressure actually went up. I was 28 years old and had never had high blood pressure before.
Four weeks later with my blood pressure being taken every two weeks it never went back down and I had to stop. Two weeks after that my blood pressure was completely normal. Within those six weeks, however, I did lose weight predominantly because it was a very sufficient appetite suppressor. So, I could survive off of healthy choice and lean cuisine meals without feeling like I was starving.
You also have to work towards not suffering from malnutrition by forgetting to eat or avoiding it all together to lose the weight. I would strongly suggest that you do follow up appointments. You could be in serious trouble if you get three months worth of prescriptions and for three months you have high blood pressure without even knowing it. Do not take it if you have had any sort of heart problems.
There are warnings relating to taking Phentermine and having heart conditions. I have been taking since September and have now lost 37 pounds. I feel great and look great!! I was taking it for 8 days, and lost lbs. Day 1, I was hungry, day I became nauseaus, and had pains in my heart, became tired, and so sick.
Funny no one else experienced symptoms like yours…that is exactly how i am feeling…. Not to mention, blurred vision! I, too, was getting hungry by evening and my Dr told me to work with the time, which I did. Now I take it about You also may want to ask your Dr about upping your dosage. It took bumping me up twice before we found the one that worked. Ask your doc for it. I went in this past Monday and simply told my doctor that I needed to do something.
I am about 40 pounds over weight. She asked me a few questions, including asking if I was willing to change my diet lifestyle change. When I answered yes, she wrote me the perscription. I have only been on it for 2 days now but I can say that I havent been hungary. You may have to change doctors. William Strowhouer in Pennsyvania. I believe he have 3 offices in PA.
This product is unbelievable! You achieve fast and noticable results. Your appetite will be cut so dramatically that you will have to remind yourself to eat! I had to stop when I became pregnant but I have an appointment with a local clinic to begin to shed my post baby weight. It CAN BE addictive, you become addicted to the weight loss and may continue to take the product to maintain your weight.
Its best to go 3 months on and 1 month off. Paul Rivas and his weight loss clinic. Is there anyone who would like to share their experience with me either positive or negative? Carolyn, I have been going to Dr. Rivas since January I lost 30 lbs and pretty much followed weight watchers diet. I do not do alot of exercise but the weight came off anyway. I stopped using it this summer for about 2 months and maintained the weight loss.
Yesterday I started again…want to lose about 10 more pounds. I am very happy with the results. I love these pills there so amazing they work very fast also take one chromium picolinate everynight before you go to bed it helps burn fat well you sleep you can buy it at any drug store like at cvs pharmacy Recommend by my doctor!! Sonia… I did the same thing before we had our son. I wanted to get into better shape before i got pregnant. I went on phentermine for 4 months, and lost about lbs!
The last time I lost 15 pounds in two monts and kept it off until about three years ago when i regained it. I bought it online about 9 months ago. It came from Hong Kong. It did not have the same effect on me as when I took it three years ago before they banned it without an actual prescription from a doctor. Thanks, I appreciate it. Not fun to be ripped off.
I was looking online to buy, and my husband called the local Pharmacist about what was advertised on-line. They said the ingredient sounded like a decongestant that caused heart problems. They said what is on-line is not the real phentermine. It was easy to get but my Dr would only presribe it for 2 months—she wanted results—I was size 14 now size 8 feel better than ever—mentally and physically-my Dr is estatic!
Lower blood pressure—lower cholestrol-less depression-less anxiety. Go to your doctor!! There are side effects with just about everything nowadays. The only one I had was a dry mouth and maybe a little sleeplessness at night. But I never felt better in my entire life and I lost 45lbs in 6 months. I was full of energy and I felt great. My doctor prescribed phentermine for me 4 months ago.
I have lost 40 pounds. I now weigh pound. I feel great and the phentermines worked really well for me. According to the BMI for my height I should weigh to be at a healthy weight. So I have 5 pounds to go to get there. I want to lose another 30 pounds. Weight loss is not easy. I try to workout 4 days or more a week but sometime my back starts hurting and then I am out for 2 days. In fact I experienced alot the the side effects. I tried everything including weight watcher,slimfast and Nutrisystem.
I told myself to just give it a while and things would calm down. Guess what it did. Nothing in life is easy people! If you want to stop being afraid to look at pictures of yourself or looking in the mirror with dissappointment, do something about it and stop whining about everything. Phentermines have done wonders for me and I am glad I stuck it out!
It really is true that nothing tastes as good as thin feels! How are is it going for now?