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Condition: Overweight
11/23/2014 12:33:16 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I took one dose and got a bad headache and felt slight heaviness in my chest. Didn't know if it was the medicine or coincidence, so I did not take it again for a few days. After headaches and heaviness subsided, I took it again. Now I have the heaviness in my chest and some chest pain and palpitations lingering two days later. How long does it take to get this out of my system? I can not toler ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Overweight
11/20/2014 8:40:07 PM

Reviewer: Poohbear, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I've been on this for a month...and have lost 8 lbs. I like the effects...it gives me more energy. Unfortunately I am in the minority I guess..it gives me migraines.It also makes me very thirsty....which isn't a bad thing.

Condition: Overweight
11/20/2014 2:33:27 PM

Reviewer: Marie , 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I'm 5'10" and weighed 260 when I started taking phentermine in April. Its now almost 7 months later and I'm down to 203. Almost an entire 60 pounds! I've gone from a size 18 to a loose 14 (tight 12). When first taking this drug, it was a struggle to eat; it almost entirely suppressed not only my cravings, but my appetite in general, so it was easy sticking to a controlled diet ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Overweight
11/18/2014 12:14:51 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
my weight is 189lb and my height is 5 feet. my dr prescribe me half pill every day. lets see how its work on me. will update later.

Condition: Overweight
11/1/2014 8:09:02 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I started taking this because at 51 and about 60 lbs overweight,, Weight Watchers and exercise were not cutting it - I needed an edge. I went to the doctor and she gave me this to try.... I have been taking it for about 3 months now and have stuck with weight watchers (she told me to stay with them for the healthy eating habits they teach) in that time I have lost almost 25 lbs - my goal was to w ... Show Full Comment

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