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Condition: Overweight
1/31/2008 4:43:51 PM

Reviewer: Chrissy2, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

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Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

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As to the rapid heart beat and sleeplessness, Dr. Paul Rivas in his book "Turn Off The Hunger Switch" recommends taking the beta blocker 'Pindolol' with Phentermine to ally the above conditions. I have an appointment today to get started on the Phentermine and intend to ask for the Pindolol also. Will let you all know how that goes. I need to lose at least 100 pounds. I took a we ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Overweight
2/3/2008 12:28:20 PM

Reviewer: momOf2, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

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Day 2 and the jitters are gone . . . but i feel like I have alot of energy. Doc said it boosts metabolism!!! It really curbed my appetite. Im a big eater and we went out to eat last night to my favorite place. Usually i'll eat everything, but I barely ate. I have a 3year old and a 9mth old, I always finish what they didn't and yesterday nothing :) Last night though I rarely got some s ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Overweight
2/2/2008 12:36:31 PM

Reviewer: lisaann, 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

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I have been on this med.for about 7 wks.I went from 194lbs-178lbs!I feel great.However i do have a dry mouth,which is actually good because you then drink more water.I also have trouble fallen asleep i just want to keep moving even though i feel tired. It does decresse your appetite & your taste.Before i really didn't care what i ate so as long as i ate,now im a picky eater.I crave certain ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Overweight
2/2/2008 11:29:27 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 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 only been taking this drug for 3 days and feel a difference in my body. I'm not jittery but do have increased energy and this pill does curb your appetite. I have always struggled with my weight, even as a child and I'm hoping this will be the answer to the amny pounds that I need to loose.

Condition: Overweight
2/2/2008 10:18:49 AM

Reviewer: MomOf2, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Today is may first day on the drug. I took it about 1 hour ago and I feel a little jittery . . .more like I have alot of nervous enery. I feel like putting my boys to sleep and going on a cleaning rapage. Did anyone else feel this way? I will keep posting my prgress.

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