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Condition: Overweight
1/26/2008 12:16:17 PM

Reviewer: sbrown, 25-34 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 am a 25 year old female with 3 children. After each child, I would keep putting on the weight. I am 5ft 11in, and started phentermine in october 07 at 278 pounds. It is now January 08, and I am at 212 pounds. I have never felt so great. It has been a complete lifestyle change. The medicine has given me the energy boost I needed to start working out, and eating right. I should meet my goal soon a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Overweight
1/25/2008 5:48:12 PM

Reviewer: TAB08, 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'VE BEEN TAKING PHEN FOR 2 DAYS AND HAVE LOST 7 POUNDS. I'VE DONE WEIGHT WATCHERS AND LOST 40 POUNDS PREVIOUSLY. I GOT TO 166 AND NO MATTER WHAT I DID I COULDN'T LOSE ANY MORE. I'M A LITTLE CONCERNED WITH MY BLOOD PRESSURE RIGHT NOW. I'M IT WILL DROP DOWN WITHIN A COUPLE OF DAY. VERY HAPPY OTHERWISE.

Condition: Overweight
1/24/2008 7:59:47 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am a mother of 3 and im 34 years old. I started taking this 6 months ago and lost 30 lbs, but had a bad side effect. i quit taking the pill and i have numbness on the left side of my body, i feel scared confused and panicked a lot. it has affected my entire family. it has been 7 days since i stopped medication and im scared that it will be a permanent effect on me. hoping it will go away but i d ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Overweight
1/24/2008 6:17:47 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I gained about 50 pounds in 9 months due to a back injury at work and wasn't able to workout. My doc prescribed the medication to see how it worked. I started taking the medication at the start of jan. I have lost 25 pounds so far as of today, along with exercise and dieting. I didn't have any of the side effects described by other posters. My doc bumped me up to 30 mg about a week ago so ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Overweight
1/24/2008 4:10:43 PM

Reviewer: Compwiz1, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Effectivness is lost over time. For me, after 2 months, not very effective any longer. The drug was slightly addictive for me. Definite mood changes for me as well

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