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Condition: Overweight
5/13/2010 10:08:04 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on this drug for 2 weeks at 10 mg, and have really seen no effects!! The first 2 days, I had a full feeling and was a little more energetic, but that wore off. I have tried to eat healthier and less of it, as well as walk a little more, I have not gone bonkers with the diet and exercise. I hope the 15mg will work much better, this is no magic pill you have to work with it - a lesson Im ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Overweight
5/12/2010 7:01:50 AM

Reviewer: Tanzanite, 35-44 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:
Started this med begining of September 2009. without changing my excercise habits I have lost 35lbs already on this med. I have not experienced any of the noted side-effects, nothing unusual has happened to me other than actually losing weight. I have been trying for 9 years to lose weight and although I was able to drop dramatic amounts with other methods, the weight has all come back, and bro ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Overweight
5/11/2010 3:18:57 PM

Reviewer: sunniejam77, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My husband was on this medicine for 3 weeks and started showing signs of depression. He has NEVER been like this. The medicine was suppressing his appetite, but it's not worth this. After consulting with his doctor, he stopped taking it. I wonder how long it will take to get this out of his system.

Condition: Overweight
4/22/2010 2:07:57 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 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 started my weight loss journey about 8 years ago and have lost over 380lbs. (no surgery!!!)I have used appetite suppresants to get me this far and all I have is about 40-50 lbs to go. My doctor prescribed me Meridia on 4/13 and I finally got the money together to pick it up on 4/18/10. Since starting Meridia on monday, I have already lost 8.2lbs!! I go to the gym everyday and I eat properly, 3 m ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Overweight
4/15/2010 12:06:34 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
If you have taken phen/fen in the past (even in the very distant past), DON'T BOTHER WITH THIS DRUG! It worked fantastically well for about 3 days, then the effectiveness wore off and was replaced by crabbiness and hunger. What a disappointment.

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