How Phentermine Works
Phentermine is an anorectic drug and appetite suppressant used to make people feel less hungry. It works by changing the levels of neurotransmitters affecting mood and appetite . Long-term use of this drug is not recommended because it works for only a few weeks.
Phentermine is normally prescribed to those people who suffer from complications of obesity. It is usually prescribed for only three to six weeks and is a stimulant that increases fat metabolism while decreasing appetite. Phentermine can cause rapid heartbeat and an increase in blood pressure. Some patients report feeling dizzy or lightheaded when taking this drug. Phentermine and Weight Loss Phentermine is an appetite suppressant. The principle behind weight loss is to consume less calories per day than your body burns. This consumption causes a calorie deficit and your body must then burn its’ own fat for fuel. The result is weight loss. When taking phentermine, the amount of weight lost depe...
Full Question: I take hydrocodone for stress/migraine headaches. I am currently breastfeeding my 6 week old son. My doctor told me to go ahead and breastfeed, and then take one or two tablets depending on how bad the pain is. I am wondering how long the medicine stays in my system? I don’t want my baby to get any of it but I know that whatever I eat or drink goes through my breast milk. They reassure me that it is safe to take these but does my baby also get it? Courtney. Answer: Dear Courtney; You didn't mention how often your headaches come; assuming they are only once a week or so hydrocodone with acetaminophen might be all right since they both have short half lives, which means that they leave the body pretty quickly. Therefore, if you just breast-fed (at least four to six hours after the last dose), that would mean there was very little medication left in your milk. The same would be true for migraine specific medications like triptans, especially...
Generic Name: PHENTERMINE - ORAL Pronounced: (FEN-ter-meen) Phentermine Oral Overdose
If overdose is suspected, contact your poison control
center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US National
Poison Hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison
control center. Symptoms of overdose may include: rapid breathing, unusual
restlessness, fast/slow/irregular heartbeat, chest pain, hallucinations,
seizures, loss of consciousness.
Phentermine Oral Missed Dose
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it
is near the time of the next dose or late in the evening, skip the missed dose
and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch
Phentermine Oral Notes
Appetite suppressants should not be used in place of
proper diet. For best results, this drug must be used along with a
doctor-approved diet and exercise program.
Do not share this medication with oth...
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