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Condition: Overweight
11/16/2007 11:50:14 AM

Reviewer: JLKirk78, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

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Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

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I am taking phentermine now for the 2nd time. I first took it when my oldest child was 2 1/2. I had tried all sorts of diets to get the baby weight off with no results before. My doctor recommended combining the drug with a low carb diet and I lost 50 pounds in about 2 months. I went from 190 to 140. I did not exercise at all, but was very strict about my diet. I even noticed that the month ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Overweight
11/16/2007 1:18:37 AM

Reviewer: surfcurlgrl, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

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While eating properly, such as no bread, no sweets, and NO alcohol, the medication is a highly effective appetite suppressant and provides added energy to the physical body. I highly recommend it. Getting a doctor to prescribe it for you if you are not obese, or grotesquely over weight is a real problem though. I have trouble sometimes getting rid of a few added pounds, no more than 10 usually, an ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Overweight
11/15/2007 9:18:00 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

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Despite 1 hour work-outs at the gym four days per week, and following weight watchers, in three months my weight did not change. One week on Phentermine, I lost 7 pounds. One month on Phentermine, I lost over 15. I will find a way to take Phentermine every day for the rest of my life. I will never be overweight again.

Condition: Overweight
11/15/2007 4:27:17 AM

Reviewer: april4762, 45-54 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

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I have lost approx. 20 pounds in about 4 months with very little effort I have so much energy and at my age I can work 2 jobs and run circles around the much younger associates,I sleep fine at night usually and I don't seem to have any trouble stopping for a while in between so that it works as well as when I first started the program,the B12 shots seem to really help alot too,I am feeling so ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Overweight
11/14/2007 6:22:48 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 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 weighed 202 lbs. and wore a size 22 and 8 months later I weighed 127 lbs. & wear a size 8. I have kept it off for one year now!!! YEAH ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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