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Condition: Overweight
7/21/2014 11:50:31 AM

Reviewer: trazfun, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I started taking Phentermine 37.5 on May 30, 2014 weighing in at 192lbs. Today I weigh 174, I stopped taking them on July 18th because I'm not losing anymore. I've stuck to the WW plan of 26 points a week and nothing. I lost the initial weight in the first 30 days but for the month of July nothing. Has anyone else experience this? Very discouraging. The good thing though is that I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Overweight
7/17/2014 5:40:00 PM

Reviewer: Sheilakay68, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am 46 years old, I started taking Phen 3 days ago weighing in at 213 lbs, I am 5'5". And I have tried many diet plans to no avail. I have already lost 3 lbs. I am experiancing the dry mouth, But I have no appitite, My Dr didn't want to put me on it, so I went to a wieght loss clinic. Yes they also gave me the shot (B & sulfer) not sure why? It didnt give me energy. They had me t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Overweight
7/17/2014 2:12:35 PM

Reviewer: lmt, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I've used P for 3 mts & lost 28 lbs so far. No side effects. Key is in not thinking its a miracle pill. Allow it to help you redirect your eating habits and maintain exercise and good health. It's not a crutch.

Condition: Overweight
7/13/2014 10:01:42 AM

Reviewer: Luv4greyhounds, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been on this drug 11 days and lost 10 lbs with tracking foods and adjusting my eating habits. My only issue is 10 days in a rash started to form on my legs. No other side effects noticed.

Condition: Overweight
7/10/2014 2:50:19 PM

Reviewer: joy, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
taking 1 tab 37.5 mg each morning, 1+ hours before breakfast. doing this for 3 months, have lost 8 lbs. now at a stand still. no sweets, snacks etc. need to lose 30 more lbs.

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