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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Phentermine Oral.

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Condition: Overweight
8/9/2014 1:57:38 AM

Reviewer: Amanda, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Just started today Aug 8th and I felt great. Lots of energy, I've read very positive things about this drug. I had a baby 6 mo ago and need to loose about 50lbs. I am a cna and run almost all day so Here we go. I will post again in 2 weeks with my results?? #pumped! Start weight 278, 5"10

Condition: Overweight
8/6/2014 12:31:45 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was taking Phentermine 37.5mg for one week with no weight loss. I was exercising every day and watching my carbs. The worst side effect was into the third day, I was getting panic attacks and they became worse each day after. The doctor was aware I was also taking an antidepressent. I'm sure I'm one of the rare cases to have such bad side effects. But word to the wise, If you have ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Overweight
7/28/2014 3:24:09 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Makes you an ass....causes fatigue for me severe lost 6 lbs in two weeks but was on virtually no carbs. Trouble getting out of bed in the am. Caused severe acne. It really didn't help much as the low carb was doing everything. Using Ribose now with better results and natural no jitters or side effects. I am 49 believe me don't even try it.

Condition: Overweight
7/27/2014 2:56:41 PM

Reviewer: LinInFL, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I, too, developed an itchy rash on my lower right leg after a period of intense stress at work. I had been taking Phentermine for 5 months. I used Cortisone 10 max strength over the counter and that helped. When the stress went away, the rash went away, too. Don't know if it was related. I started at 172 and I am now 148 with 8 lbs to go to get to 140. Doctor said as long as I lose at least 2- ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Overweight
7/23/2014 1:06:26 PM

Reviewer: Lisa2329, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking 1 37.5 tablet every morning for two weeks. I have lost 10 pounds already. I am sticking to a 1000 or less calorie diet and drinking 80ozs of water everyday. I completely stopped drinking sodas. I am hoping to get the next 40 pounds off with working out 4 days a week for 30 mins and sweating. I am lucky, I have had NO side effects and feel great.

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