Obesity - What are the long term side effects of using Adipex?

Question is Closed
Report Favorite

Answers (2)


26 Jul 2010

Adipex dangers are a very serious issue, and as such more and more people are opting for natural weight loss alternatives to avoid the many potential side effects of this and other prescription weight loss drugs.

Although Adipex can help you lose weight, the strong potential for adverse health effects can make it an unwise choice for shedding unwanted pounds.

What is Adipex and what are the side effects?

One of the first anti-obesity pills, it is one of a class of drugs called anorexigenics which act on the central nervous system.

Adipex works by chemically suppressing the appetite and is prescribed to people who cannot lose weight through conventional means such as regular exercise and typical diet programs.

However, there are many Adipex dangers that you should be aware of before you decide to take this drug. Adipex side effects can be quite significant, and as such it is not right for everyone.


Votes: +0

26 Jul 2010


Adipex can have some long term effects on your health as well, and the FDA warns that it should not be taken for more than three months... long term safety of taking this drug is unknown, another cause for concern.

Adipex danger is addiction, as you can become physically dependent on the drug and could go through serious withdrawal if you stop taking it.

Consult with your doctor prior to stopping Adipex. Adipex withdrawal symptoms can be enhanced by other medication you are taking or past medical issues that your Doctor should be aware of. Extreme danger can occur if you embark on this process alone.

Also ask your Doctor about withdrawal symptoms.

All the best.-

Votes: +0

Search for questions

Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.

Similar questions

Adderall XR long term side effects?

I have been taking Adderall XR for the past 3-4 years and I was just looking to see if anyone knows many of the long term side effects. I have had ...

1 answer 10 Jun 2010

Weight Gain on Adipex?

I may be the only person in the world to gain weight taking Adipex. They didn't give me energy or the other 'wonder pill' side effects ...

5 answers 15 Jun 2010

Can side effects start after being on a drug for a while (over 2 months)?

Im on Adipex & have been for a little over 2 months. I have experienced some side effects like shakiness, headaches, sweating, heart fluttering. ...

1 answer 29 Oct 2010

I take Lisinopril for blood pressure?

I am overweight and started taking adipex . Is it safe to take them together? I havent done it yet, so I have gone about a week without a BP pill . ...

2 answers 9 Jan 2012

Can I take SeroVital-hgh or Fluoxetine when taking Adipex-P?

Does the SeroVital-hgh or Fluoxetine will cause more side effects or overdose while taking Adipex-P?

1 answer 16 Dec 2013