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Below are Adipex-P (Phentermine) reviews, ratings, comments submitted by patients and caregivers. Based on a total of 32 ratings/reviews, Adipex-P has an overall score of 7.66. The effectiveness score is 8 and the side effect score is 6.75. The scores are on ten point scale: 10 - best, 1 - worst. This information is not vetted and should not be cosidered as clinical evidence.
 

Adipex-P review by 27 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Considerably Effective
Side effects:   Extremely Severe Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   Lose weight
Dosage & duration:   1 every morning (dosage frequency: every morning) for the period of 1 month
Other conditions:   n.a
Other drugs taken:   n.a
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   Able to curb appetite; lose weight effectively for the 1st two week; feeling energetic at the initial stage
Side effects:   Slight gastric; having many sleepless night; cannot concentrate as well; hands are always shivering;heart beats very fast; feeling breathless;
Comments:   As prescribe, i was to take one every morning before food.

 

Adipex-P review by 36 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Highly Effective
Side effects:   Mild Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   weight loss
Dosage & duration:   37.5mg. taken 1 day for the period of 5 years
Other conditions:   none
Other drugs taken:   prozac
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   lost weight very fast then mantained it for 4 years.
Side effects:   dry mouth, restless,no appitite
Comments:   I was given this drug to help lose weight, it worked perfect other than it was very costly and very few doctors prescibe it.

 

Adipex-P review by 27 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Moderately Effective
Side effects:   Moderate Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   Weight loss
Dosage & duration:   30mg/ day (one tablet) taken 3 times a week for the period of 3 months
Other conditions:   tension headaches
Other drugs taken:   pain killers such as Naproxen sodium
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   I experienced a weight loss of approximately 3 kg in 1 month. The effects tapered off in the second month with the total weight loss to be estimated at 6 kg. Subsequently I felt less urge to snack
Side effects:   I experienced mood swings, short temper, thirst. I was constantly thirsty and had mild tension headaches too. Often, I will flare up for no good reason but the outbursts went away swiftly. I also observed that I am quite bloated after food.
Comments:   I took the medication for 3 months, 3 times a week to prevent addiction. The treatment is optional with Mediaxal another weight loss drug which I opted out. I noticed an obvious decrease in appetite during the first 3 weeks with a gradual return of my appetite. I went back for a review every 2 weeks where my blood pressure and weight was recorded. The medicine was supplemented with a low calorie diet and exercise.

 

Adipex-P review by 34 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Highly Effective
Side effects:   Mild Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   Weight Loss
Dosage & duration:   30mg taken once a day for the period of 1 month
Other conditions:   N/A
Other drugs taken:   N/A
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   Loss of apetite, feeling of well being,satiety with small portions of food.
Side effects:   Thirst, very mild chest pain, (lasts for about fifteen seconds).
Comments:   Low calorie diet, exercise three times a week, one capsule 2 hours after breakfast. I only take this medication 4 times a week, because by the fourth day the effects wear off, but are rejuvinated by the time I take it again the following week.

 

Adipex-P review by 34 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Marginally Effective
Side effects:   Severe Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   weightloss
Dosage & duration:   1 (dosage frequency: 3x day) for the period of 6weeks
Other conditions:   n/a
Other drugs taken:   n/a
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   It did help control my appetite in the beginning. After 2 weeks I tended to get very hungry late after it wore off. I lost 5 lbs the 1st week, I feel that was just water weight and not much after that. It did give me lots of energy.
Side effects:   It made me very jittery and shaky.
Comments:  

 

Adipex-P review by 44 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Considerably Effective
Side effects:   Mild Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   appetite suppression
Dosage & duration:   37.5 mg taken once daily for the period of 2 months
Other conditions:   none
Other drugs taken:   none
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   decrease in appetite and increase in energy
Side effects:   dry mouth, decreased sleep
Comments:   while taking it did a good job decreasing appetite but when it was stopped appetite increased substatially.

 

Adipex-P review by 45 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Highly Effective
Side effects:   Mild Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Dosage & duration:   30 mg taken 5 days/wk for the period of 5 years off and on
Other conditions:   Fibromyalgia, Thyroid 3 deficiency
Other drugs taken:   currently - Trazodone, Klonopin. Several others over the yars
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   Improved ability to focus and concentrate. Memory retention better. Improved energy. Mainly helped relieve brain fog that is common with Chronic Fatigue/Fibromyalgia. Especially noticeable while working. Able to function better and work longer, more like my old self.
Side effects:   Weight loss, decreased appetite. If take too late in the day, may affect ability to sleep.
Comments:   Take 1 pill in the morning to treat ADD-like symptoms that started after a car accident. Took several years to get Chronic Fatigue/Fibromyalgia diagnosis and quite awhile after that before this medicine was prescribed. Tried most of the standard ADD medications to help with brain fog but bad side effects, worked for awhile then stopped, or no effect. Many doctors not comfortable perscribing this medication for ADD or ADD-like symptoms since it's a weight-loss medicine. I usually only take this medication during the work week and give my body a break on teh weekends.

 

Adipex-P review by 45 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Highly Effective
Side effects:   Mild Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Dosage & duration:   30 mg taken 5 days/wk for the period of 5 years off and on
Other conditions:   Fibromyalgia, Thyroid 3 deficiency
Other drugs taken:   currently - Trazodone, Klonopin. Several others over the yars
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   Improved ability to focus and concentrate. Memory retention better. Improved energy. Mainly helped relieve brain fog that is common with Chronic Fatigue/Fibromyalgia. Especially noticeable while working. Able to function better and work longer, more like my old self.
Side effects:   Weight loss, decreased appetite. If take too late in the day, may affect ability to sleep.
Comments:   Take 1 pill in the morning to treat ADD-like symptoms that started after a car accident. Took several years to get Chronic Fatigue/Fibromyalgia diagnosis and quite awhile after that before this medicine was prescribed. Tried most of the standard ADD medications to help with brain fog but bad side effects, worked for awhile then stopped, or no effect. Many doctors not comfortable perscribing this medication for ADD or ADD-like symptoms since it's a weight-loss medicine. I usually only take this medication during the work week and give my body a break on teh weekends.

 

Adipex-P review by 45 year old male patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Marginally Effective
Side effects:   No Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   Weight Loss
Dosage & duration:   25mg taken twice daily for the period of 3 months
Other conditions:   Very tired all the time. Very hungry all the time.
Other drugs taken:   None for this particular problem. Weight loss.
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   They gave me a little more energy for the first week or two. But then after that, no noticable increased energy was felt. The first 3 days my hunger seemed to be less, but I think this was only due to a plecebo affect.
Side effects:   None that I could notice. Then did not give me insomnia.
Comments:   I was about 50 lbs overweight. I was eating all the time, but mostly after about 9:00pm. And I was always craving sweets. I tried to get myself to the gym, but I was too tired all the time. I tried other appetite suppresents, like hoodia, but nothing seemed to work. The I finally talked the doctor in to prescribing me phentermine. She was reluctant because I have high blood pressure and I take medicine for that. But I took my blood pressure everyday for the 3 months and I had NO increase in pressure as long as I took my medicine. Unfortunately, after the three months, I had only lost 5 lbs. which, I always seemed to fluctuate anyway. So to recap, phentermine did absolutely nothing for me.

 

Adipex-P review by 32 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Considerably Effective
Side effects:   Mild Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   weightloss
Dosage & duration:   30 mg taken once daily for the period of 6 months
Other conditions:   none
Other drugs taken:   none
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   Upon first taking the medication it significantly reduced my hunger almost to the point that I had to remind myself to eat during the day. It also gave me alot of energy so working out didn't seem like such a chore anymore. I felt more refreshed and awake in the morning instead of wanting to hit the snooze button over and over.
Side effects:   At first when I started the phentermine, it made me very thirsty and a little bit jittery but that wore off after about a week. I also had trouble falling asleep at first if I didn't take the medication early enough in the morning and woke up quite a bit throughout the night. These side effects all diminished after about a month of usage.
Comments:   First I had to fill out a patient questionaire & submit blood for some blood work that was required. I was prescribed to take one pill after breakfast in the morning. I also went in for weekly weigh ins and measurements. They also gave me some vitamins to take along with the phentermine but I did not take those since I hate having to take any kind of pills. Overall I am very happy with the results achieved from taking phentermine and occasionally take them when I feel myself getting off track again.

 

Adipex-P review by 35 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Moderately Effective
Side effects:   Severe Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   loose weight
Dosage & duration:   7 mg taken once per day for the period of 7 days
Other conditions:   none
Other drugs taken:   none
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   Well, I did not have an appetite all day. But then at night, I was very hungry. I only lost about 2 pounds in the week I took it.
Side effects:   The side effects were bad. I had a racing heart beat, difficulty concentraing and I could not sleep. And the worst was the headache! I wish I had taken my blood pressure. I think it was probably very high.
Comments:   There are not treatment details really. I was overwieghtand not loosing even though I was followinga strict diet and eating well. I needed to up my metabolism. It worked. But aftera week of no sleep and bad headaches, I decided it wasn't worth it.

 

Adipex-P review by 19 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Considerably Effective
Side effects:   Moderate Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   Weight Loss
Dosage & duration:   1 pill a day taken 7 days a week for the period of 4 months
Other conditions:   none
Other drugs taken:   none
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   Considerable weight loss, increased energy, decreased appetite,
Side effects:   increased heart rate, jittery, hyperactivity, severe diet change
Comments:   Taken to complement daily exercise and healthy eating, phentermine produced significant weight loss. It was effective throughout the months, though it lessened over time. The heart rate issues and jitters were felt mostly during the beginning of the treatment.

 

Adipex-P review by 36 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Highly Effective
Side effects:   Mild Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   weight loss
Dosage & duration:   37.5 (dosage frequency: once a day) for the period of On it for one month+
Other conditions:   none, healthy
Other drugs taken:   none
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   I lost ten pounds in the first month. I was given 90 more days....and doing well.
Side effects:   I woke up at 3:30 a.m. for about a week, but that is back to normal. I had a lot of energy. Crave water, which isn't really a bad thing. The bottoms of my feet itched for about 3 days.
Comments:   I am needing to lose 60 pounds. Had been struggling to lose for 5 years. My sister lost 75 using Adipex, and I went to her doctor to try it. I love it so far. My clothes are fitting looser. I exercise regularly and eat less. I do not feel hungry or crave sweets like before. I can't wait to see another 3 months.

 

Adipex-P review by 31 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Considerably Effective
Side effects:   Mild Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   obesity
Dosage & duration:   one 37.5 tab taken daily for the period of one year
Other conditions:   None
Other drugs taken:   None
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   It was able to supress my hunger enough to "get through" the tough times and not be so grumpy about it :) Simply, I was not STARVING all the time, and it made the weight loss bearable. It was not EASY, but it gave me the drive to keep going because I wasn't so miserable while doing it. I ate a 1200 calorie a day or less diet and exercised many times a week...so I would have lost weight anyway, but it just made it easier.
Side effects:   Dry mouth, constipation at times, sometimes felt a bit like my heart raced under stress after taking it for a long time.
Comments:   One tablet a day for about a year to help aid in weight loss. I have been able to keep it off give or take a few pounds, almost a year later.

 

Adipex-P review by 15 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Considerably Effective
Side effects:   Moderate Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   Weight Loss
Dosage & duration:   1 pill a day taken 7 days a week for the period of 4 months
Other conditions:   none
Other drugs taken:   none
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   Considerable weight loss, increased energy, decreased appetite,
Side effects:   increased heart rate, jittery, hyperactivity, severe diet change
Comments:   Taken to complement daily exercise and healthy eating, phentermine produced significant weight loss. It was effective throughout the months, though it lessened over time. The heart rate issues and jitters were felt mostly during the beginning of the treatment.

 

Adipex-P review by 29 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Considerably Effective
Side effects:   Mild Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   weight
Dosage & duration:   30mg taken 2 times a day for the period of 2 months
Other conditions:   none
Other drugs taken:   none
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   Used for weight management and food intake control. It is also supposed to give energy. It definitely worked for cutting my appetite as long as I took it twice a day. If I took it once a day at about 8 am I would feel hungry at about 5pm. If I took it twice a day 8 am 10am I could make it to bedtime without being hungry.
Side effects:   Side effects were random for me most of the times. I would definitely NOT feel the energy that it was supposed to give me. Sometimes when I would take it it would have the opposite affect on me and actually make me crash. On some days it would make me feel foggy and other days I'd feel crisp and clear. I also broke out with pimples on it. You have to remind yourself to eat. Some days I'd also have trouble falling a sleep.
Comments:   I would take 1 30mg pill in the morning at about 8am and then another 30mg pill at about 10am (sometimes trouble falling asleep if taken later). I have done that for 2 months. At the beginning I started off with only 1 pill a day. I try to "self administer" my breaks in taking the medicine because I've heard it was addictive and I don't want to be addicted.

 

Adipex-P review by 21 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Highly Effective
Side effects:   Extremely Severe Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   weightloss
Dosage & duration:   37.5mg taken 1 day for the period of 2 years off and on
Other conditions:   none
Other drugs taken:   none
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   I lost 40lbs the first time I took it in only 2 months and kept it off for 1 year. I gained 20lbs back after that. I'm taking it again now and loose back down to my normal weight, stop taking it and gain all the weight back plus some. I've done this three times now even with an extensive workout routine and very healthy eating habits.
Side effects:   Major mood swings, dry mouth, insomnia, facial twitching and jitters. The first time I took it I had thoughts of suicide that I had never experienced before but I was taking more than prescribed...not recomended.
Comments:   Very satisfied with the results while taking the pill, considerable weightloss. I've found it difficult to keep the weight off though.

 

Adipex-P review by 38 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Moderately Effective
Side effects:   Severe Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   Obesity
Dosage & duration:   37.5 mg taken once daily for the period of 1 Month
Other conditions:   Depression, sinusitis, psoriasis
Other drugs taken:   Prozac, Claritin, birth control
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   Helped me concentrate, did help curb appetite, made me feel younger (more energy), thinking more clearly.
Side effects:   Could not sleep - slept for maybe 4 hours a night, but even that was "light" sleep. Horrible headaches the morning after I took it until I took another one. Also had to keep my temper in check, had what seemed like mild "roid rage". I was also nauseated every morning when I woke up (not pregnant and don't drink).
Comments:   37.5 mg once per day. Went back in after a month to have blood pressure tested (my blood pressure has always been near perfect). It was high, so they weaned me off of the pills.

 

Adipex-P review by 28 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Considerably Effective
Side effects:   Moderate Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   weight loss
Dosage & duration:   37.5 (dosage frequency: every day) for the period of three yrs
Other conditions:   none
Other drugs taken:   none
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   fast weight loss and increase energy
Side effects:   nervousness jittery couldnt sleep, moody
Comments:   I got so moody that my husband couldnt stand it. He told me to go off of it. I then decided to try the non prescritpion stuff. I was skeptical thinking it wouldnt work but to my surprize i lost 19 lbs in my first month and could imagine what I would do with out it. Best of all I dont have the moody side effects http://www.SlimEffects.com

 

Adipex-P review by 25 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Marginally Effective
Side effects:   Severe Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   weight loss
Dosage & duration:   37.5 (dosage frequency: every day) for the period of four months
Other conditions:   none
Other drugs taken:   none
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   quick weight loss
Side effects:   dry mouth, nervous jittery feeling and shaky
Comments:   I found that the side effects were so bad that I could not function so I decided to try the Phentramin D since it is designed to have the same effects. I have lost 56 pounds in four months and have never found anything better. http://www.slimEffects.com

 

Adipex-P review by 24 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Considerably Effective
Side effects:   Mild Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   Shortness of breath, paranoia
Dosage & duration:   3.75 (dosage frequency: 1 (pill) in the morning w/ 8fl oz water) for the period of 1 month
Other conditions:   N/A
Other drugs taken:   N/A
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   My libido increased and energy. I have really bad anxiety, it actually helped it..my mood really hasn't changed much. I seen happier because of the weight loss. It's a good program if you want to loose a lot of weight..
Side effects:   I did have shortness of breath and a little paranoia..it subsisted after a week or so..really bad cravings for water (that's a good thing)and little bit of an appetite..always mad sure i ate 3 times a day..small meals and gym 4x week..
Comments:   (1) pill in the morning with food or 8fl oz water..never took more than two..

 

Adipex-P review by 25 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Marginally Effective
Side effects:   Mild Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   wieght loss
Dosage & duration:   37.5mg taken 1 dose every morning for the period of 21
Other conditions:   none
Other drugs taken:   none
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   I'm just starting.I've been on it for a week now and i've lost 5 lbs.I'm also on my period right now.I'm not sure if that effects wieght loss or not.I have a bout 14 days left to be on it and then i will be taken off because of the side effects my doctor only put me on it for 21 days my goal is to lose atleast 7 lbs before im off.I will let you know how it goes!
Side effects:   Jittery,increased heart rate.mild mood swings.
Comments:   i only have 46 pounds left to get to my goal wieght.I'm trying Adipex to give me a jump start.

 

Adipex-P review by 26 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Highly Effective
Side effects:   Moderate Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   Weight Loss
Dosage & duration:   37.5 mg taken once a day for the period of 6 months and going
Other conditions:   Decreased energy
Other drugs taken:   Metformin ER
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   I have always tried to lose 20-30 pounds and had no luck. A friend of mine used Adipex (Phentermine) and lost 40 pounds in 4 months so I had to try it. I started taking it last October 08 and by Christmas I had to buy all new pants because my other ones were WAY too big. Total I lost 25 pounds and am now 130. I just started taking it again after being off of it for 3 months because I didnt want to get too addicted which I know you can from this drug, and you also build up an immunity to it, which I also did. Overall though, it definitely works to loose weight, my sister-in-law, my best friend, and my sister all took it and my sister lost the least so far(only been on it for 1 month) with 15 pounds.
Side effects:   Bad trouble sleeping. WIll fall asleep after a little trouble, but cannot stay asleep, wake up several times a night unable to get good rest. Have to take sleep aide with this drug or wont sleep at all! Also have bad to mild headache for first week or so, goes away after a while. Mood swings are absolutely noticable, ups and downs. I NEVER noticed where my appetite was decreased at all, actually makes my stomache growl about 1/2 hour after taking it, nor did I have any extra energy ever, although somehow I DID lose weight on this pill.
Comments:   I take 1/2 pill in morning before breakfast and other 1/2 lunch time.

 

Adipex-P review by 26 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Highly Effective
Side effects:   Severe Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   overweight
Dosage & duration:   1 pill in the morning taken every day in the morning for the period of 15 days
Other conditions:   none
Other drugs taken:   birthcontrol
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   quick weightloss
Side effects:   drymouth, dizziness, heartrate increased, breaking out in sweats, feeling sick,
Comments:   The first few days were fine. I lost the weight quick. All of a sudden the drug was giving me severe sight effects. I felt dizzy, sick to my stomach, I was breaking out in sweats, I had rashes on my legs and arms. My Period came to early and after I stopped taking the pill, I could not use the bathroom for days. Now I have my period again. That never happened in my life before, that I have my period twice a month. I would not recommend the use of this drug. If you are not severly overweight, you can lose the weight without any gadgets. Just eat healthy and exercise. Good luck!

 

Adipex-P review by 30 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Highly Effective
Side effects:   Moderate Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   Weightloss
Dosage & duration:   37.5 (dosage frequency: 1 a day) for the period of 2weeks
Other conditions:   n/a
Other drugs taken:   n./a
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   This is my second wee taking the meds and i weighed myself the other day i have lost 14lbs already and i still have a few more weeks to go before the month is up..
Side effects:   Jitters, energized, not as tired as i use to be
Comments:   I wanted to lose the weight within a month time to prepare for a wddings.. i was in a size 12 and have noticed the change already

 

Adipex-P review by 32 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Considerably Effective
Side effects:   Mild Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   diet
Dosage & duration:   37.5 mg taken 1 pill daily for the period of 2 months
Other conditions:   none
Other drugs taken:   none
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   The drug after an about an hour went into affect. I had more energy and felt the desire to "do things." During the day I did not think about food, and had no desire to eat. I felt good and didn't care about eating. It left you with a feeling of being happier too.
Side effects:   It immediately "woke" you up. I had a hard time, going straight to sleep at night. I generally stayed awake about 2 hours later than I normally did. But in the morning I wasn't overly tired, and as soon as I took the next pill within 30 minutes I had no desire to go back to sleep. Also sometimes I would have a funny taste in my mouth.
Comments:   Well their wasn't much treatment details. You take the pill first thing in the morning and drink a glass of water with it. It is an appetite suppressant. It also gave me more energy as well, giving me more incentive to exercise, work around my house, etc....

 

Adipex-P review by 41 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Moderately Effective
Side effects:   Mild Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   over weight
Dosage & duration:   30mg taken daily for the period of one month
Other conditions:   hair loss
Other drugs taken:   topical minoxil
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   the doctor told me that this medication would suppress my appetite as well as increasing my metabolic rate which would assist in weight loss. As I only had to lose 10kg I am not sure that I was the best candidate.
Side effects:   I was warned about blood pressure, kidney, and liver problems, I was told to look out for the shakes and a general feeling of being "on speed". I admit the only side effects I felt was a slight case of feeling light headed, I found I had a lot more energy.
Comments:   I have found this medication worked quite well for me but I only lost minimal weight but it did help me develop better eating habits. At first I was hesitant as apparently it can disturb blood pressure and as I was using minoxil at the same time but I have not experienced anything bad from this.

 

Adipex-P review by 44 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Highly Effective
Side effects:   Mild Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   to lose 30 pounds
Dosage & duration:   37.5 (dosage frequency: every day one orally) for the period of 3 months
Other conditions:   none
Other drugs taken:   n/a
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   When BMI rating is over 27 its time to get that taken care of before it goes beyond that. I have taken adipex in my 20's and lost 30 pounds in 6 weeks. I keep it off until I turned 43. You have to exercise or this will not work. I am not a fan of exercising but when you get the burst of energy get up and move. If you are stuck behind a desk.. turn from side to side... do stretches.. then at lunch or break move!!! There are so many looking for the magical drug for weight loss but there is none. Exercise is the magical word. So get up and move it. walk.. dance.. or you will be stuck at the same weight. It takes work.. and a lot of it. It amazes me how there are those expecting a miracle in a pill. Not that way at all but it is a aid to get to your goal
Side effects:   jittery.. sometimes euphoric.. tired but cant sleep.. in a zone.
Comments:   last results 3 months on adipex-p lost 30 pounds. Gained it back due to injury at work. Currently on day 5 and working out with the nintedo wii and walking. if I am sitting I am not doing so still .. i do leg lifts .. twist my hips practice good breathing patterns for everyday health. Its really beneficial to breath correctly. I am on a very low calorie intake diet. I eat 1200 to 1500 a day and it is not skipping a meal to eat ice cream.. no fat diet veggies.. fresh fruit and chicken . palm sized servings for everything.. extra no butter, fat, oils, processed meats, dairy is low fat or fat free yogurt. Daily vitamin and lots and lots of water to replenish so you don't get fatigued. Im on my way.. 5 pounds down and 25 to go. Good luck this can work for most people with no excuses other then a underlying disease .. if so its obvious you shouldn't be taking adipex. Good luck all .. dont get weak. and if you mess up make sure its worth it.. that extra serving dont let it be more then a half cup and only if you can burn it off. Good Luck all and remember don't give up.. don't cheat yourself with extra licks from the brownie bowl.. tasting samples of dinner before serving. those are huge calories not counted for that can ruin your diet. Take care and get moving!!

 

Adipex-P review by 45 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Highly Effective
Side effects:   Mild Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   overweight
Dosage & duration:   19 mg taken twice daily for the period of 6 months
Other conditions:   none
Other drugs taken:   none
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   Extremely effective appetite suppresant. Provides long-term energy and appetitie control throughout the day. Helps patient easily lose weight.
Side effects:   There was some jitteriness and dry mouth assoicated with the drug. Also, if you take the medicine too late in the day, you may experience insomnia.
Comments:   Take one capsule at 10 am and another at 2 pm for appetite control throughout the day. It's best to go to bed at a reasonable hour before the appetite suppression fades.

 

Adipex-P review by 24 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Considerably Effective
Side effects:   Mild Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   Overweight, self confidence
Dosage & duration:   1 pill a day taken i took 1/2 in morning&1/2 evening for the period of on my 2nd month
Other conditions:   n/a
Other drugs taken:   occasional otc pain relievers
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   I have more energy, the want to do things (clean house, walk, and normal daily activities). It boosts my self confidence. I am more happy now. I have more fun with my 2 children. I have no appetite what so ever, which to me is an awesome thing whereas before I could eat my 3 meals a day and snack a million times in between. I actually like the taste of water now. I didn't drink pop much at all before but now if I take a drink of pop it tastes nasty so that is a very big plus.
Side effects:   Very dry mouth, diareah(sp) for a few days then constipated for a few days routine, mood swings.
Comments:   See above, sorry.

 

Adipex-P review by 44 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Considerably Effective
Side effects:   Mild Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   Weight Loss
Dosage & duration:   37.5 (dosage frequency: once daily) for the period of Current
Other conditions:   High Blood Pressure
Other drugs taken:   High Blood Pressure medicine
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   I've been taking for a little over a week. This med suppresses my appetite so much that I have to remind myself to eat and have absolutely no desire for food if I don't eat. I can already tell that I've lost inches and pounds, but I haven't been on the scale to see exactly how much yet. I have only been exercising moderately, although the feeling of energy is incredible and makes me get up and do everything!!! My doctor was cautious in giving to me because of my high blood pressure, but fortunately my BP meds have my condition well under control, so I just keep track of my daily reading to ensure there are no spikes. I feel like this really works so far!
Side effects:   I've read the side effects, but honestly, I can't say that I've experienced more than a couple of mild headaches and feeling that slight "elated" feeling. I already experience night sweats & some insomnia due to menopause, so I can't tell a difference in those categories.
Comments:   I have a 30-day supply and based on what I've read about the addiction, I have not decided if I will continue beyond a 90-day regimen.

 

Adipex-P review by 30 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Highly Effective
Side effects:   No Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   weight loss
Dosage & duration:   37.5mg taken daily for the period of 16 weeks
Other conditions:   mild venoustasis(swelling of the legs when standing or sitting for extended periods of time)
Other drugs taken:   demedex & potassium
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   With in three days I felt the surge of energy that I expected. I no longer felt tired all the time. I was able to play with my kids more often and had the energy to work, clean, go to school, and still exercise for one hour a day. I felt alive and more like who I use to be. I'm happy again and currently have dropped 12 dress sizes thanks to my doctor and this medication he prescribed.
Side effects:   I had no side affects. I abslutly felt amazing while taking this pill.
Comments:   My blood pressre dopped. I lost 103 lbs to date. I had increesed energy and had a better since of who I was and who I wanted to be.
 


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