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Condition: Overweight
8/23/2014 3:19:54 PM

Reviewer: M, 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 am 36 5'1 and weight 180. In January after recovering from a broken leg, I weight 210. I lost the 30 lbs gained from inactivity by diet and exercise, but now I am at a stand still. I started this medicine this morning. I have a ton of energy, only side effect, I am hot (temperature wise LOL). Will post update in two weeks!

Condition: Overweight
8/17/2014 10:16:30 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I was able to lose 20 pounds by myself in one year but wanted to speed up the loss. I took it as prescribed 2 pills twice daily. It was not a goog match for me. I felt my earth pounding and had trouble breathing. I resolved to open the capsule and divide it in 3 portions daily around snack time between meals. I was able to loose 3-4 pounds a week which is a healthier rate and kept it off a fu ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Overweight
8/16/2014 11:26:27 AM

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:
Update: As I said, my doctor said he will continue to prescribe it as long as I keep losing. I have been on 37.5 one pill a day since mid January. I have lost 24 lbs. First ten pounds came off easily. It does slow down as I have only lost a pound in the last four weeks. Doctor gave me another month prescription, but when you quit losing, it's just not working anymore. I still have ten pounds t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Overweight
8/14/2014 4:04:38 PM

Reviewer: Cookie Monstah, 55-64 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 am 62 y/o and I need to lose weight for better quality of health and for my daughters wedding in November. I have experienced jittery episodes and palpitations on other weight loss products,even all natural herbs. On 8/7/14 my Dr. started me on 1/2 pill for a week and today I started taking the whole pill. I have already lost 4lbs without the strenuous exercise that I usually do. When I see that ... Show Full Comment

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

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