User Reviews for Adipex-P
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For Weight Loss "I've been taking Adipex capsules for 1 week now and I am down 11 pounds. I don't exercise. The pill just makes me not want to eat. I have to make myself eat. I also have severe dry mouth, so I drink water way more now. The only other side effect I have is heart flutters. But I can handle that, because it happened to me before I was on Adipex."
KortneyR93 May 5, 2014
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For Weight Loss "I've been on Adipex for 6 days now and have lost 12 pounds. I'm really happy about that but I've had constant diarrhea every day since then and have become very dehydrated. Be cautious of the side effects."
Liz985504 (taken for less than 1 month) April 16, 2014
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For Weight Loss "3/19/14 Went to the Dr and asked about starting Adipex. I was extremely unhappy with myself, I stepped on a scale a few days before this and realized I weighed 250 I have never been this big I am 5'10". I started taking the medicine and walking every day at least a mile then walking has led to jogging and crunches. I still have my Sweet tooth but not like before with the medicine and willpower on 4/11/2014, I weighed in at 232. I didn't even realize I have lost that much my goal was to lose 30 lb by July 4 and I believe I will well exceed my goal!"
Townsend12twins28 April 12, 2014
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For Weight Loss "I was just prescribed Adipex today (FINALLY). Long story short - I was about 30 pounds overweight in 2002 when my husband was deployed to the war. I decided t use that time to LOSE WEIGHT. I got the meds, and in 5 months I had already lost 55 pounds! I was thrilled. I wouldn't send my husband a photo of me, because I wanted to surprise him. Boy was he! He stopped in his tracks and mouthed %u1E84OW Then three years later I got a brain tumor. The cancer medications, and the steroids that I had to take to try to control the tumor, made me GAIN it all back PLUS another 45 pounds! (Plus I lost my hair). Well fast forward about 8 years, I have lost 55 lbs. Doc prescribed Adipex to help get the rest off! Wish me luck!"
RetiredMilitarywyfe (taken for less than 1 month) April 7, 2014
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For Obesity "I usually don't give reviews but for Adipex is necessary that I share with you. I started on 3/4/14 at 215 pounds, today 4/7/14 I'm @ 198lbs. In only 33 days I've lost 17 lbs. I'm eating healthy and small portions, cause I don't get hungry.. I don't crave nor look for fast food restaurants. I've added more fruits and veggies into my menu. I'm staying away from sugar and bread. I'm thirsty all the time, water, water is my best friend. If you are reading this I was just like you 30 days ago reading and trying to find out if this would work, and my answer is "YES" it does. Just take it day by day and eat right and exercise. Will give my next update at the end of April."
roxy23 (taken for 1 to 6 months) April 7, 2014
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For Weight Loss "I've been on this medicine off and on for 6 months. I've lost about 30 pounds. My cycle is 1 month on and one month off. If you take it more than a month your body gets used to it. I have found giving the body a rest and allowing the metabolism to adjust without works best for long term weight loss and maintaining. I started at 180, currently at 150. I get bad side effects, but seeing the scale move and clothes fit motivates me to move on. If you exercise with this medicine it can make you nauseated and cause vomiting. Exercising first thing in the morning, then taking the medicine works best to prevent nausea and vomiting. Also, I find it important for users to change eating habits. Suggest clean eating 6 days on 1 day off."
Alice Wonderland April 3, 2014
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For Weight Loss "I started in Adipex Feb 16th. I weighed in at 308lbs, the heaviest I've ever been. As of March 27th I am now 260 lbs and going. I run 5 miles everyday and totally changed my life style. Drinking lots of water I probably go through a case and a half a week. I did experience the dry mouth and a serious boost of energy the first day I took it. After that it's just been dry mouth but hey I'm accustomed to drinking a ton of water. If you change your lifestyle and hit the gym it works."
Shotyme (taken for 1 to 6 months) March 27, 2014
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For Weight Loss "I lost five pounds in three weeks. I took the pill five days a week and took a break over the weekend. I definitely ate more when I did not take the pill. Overall, I have been eating healthy prior to taking the pill, but this has definitely helped me to avoid rush eating of sweets and other unhealthy things at times when I would be very hungry or stressed. The pill alone is not enough. Exercising on a regular basis makes a big difference. I'm looking to lose five more pounds by the end of this month."
Miiki (taken for less than 1 month) March 17, 2014
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For Weight Loss "I love this pill I take a whole pill every morning. I have lots of energy! I started 3 days ago and I have lost 7 pounds since then. It curves my appetite all day until about 5:00pm then I normally eat a piece of grilled chicken and drink water! But I would definitely say that you need to work out along with it because I think that's how mine is dropping so fast! My doctor told me that if he doesn't think a patient is losing what they should, he stops prescribing it."
adipex user March 15, 2014
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For Obesity "I tried Adipex before I got pregnant with my third baby, and I lost almost twenty pounds in a month with this combined with Atkins diet. I did notice that my body started getting used to them so on Monday when I get them I will only take them five days a week. I really hope they help me again I really want to wear a bathing suit this summer."
nicklechick February 28, 2014
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For Weight Loss "Update after 7 days: Starting Weight: 161.4lbs Current Weight: 158.4lbs I started off taking a 1/2 tablet in the morning, 30 mins before breakfast. First few days were okay, took the edge off hunger for sure, but I felt unfocused. On day 5, I traveled out of town and started feeling a little nauseous, so I held this medicine on days 6 and 7. I slept so much these two days and was very hungry. I was just so relieved to not be nauseated that I allowed myself to eat some not so healthy foods on these two days. This is partly why I do not think I lost much weight this first week. I started back on my 1/2 tablet regimen this morning and feel quite good. I think the nausea may have been related to a certain food I had eaten."
BusyBE (taken for less than 1 month) February 26, 2014
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For Weight Loss "Day 4, taking 1/2 tablet of the 37.5mg. Decreased appetite, more energy, some dry mouth here and there. I've noticed at some times a decrease in concentration, like a foggy feeling. Nothing too bad, but a little off my baseline. Haven't weighed since day 1. Hoping to lose 15 lbs this month. I like that I don't feel "cracked out" but I am hesitant to up my dosage yet. I'll keep taking the 1/2 tab until I get really used to it. Once I reach my GW I plan to wean myself off in the same way. Will update. -BusyBE"
BusyBE (taken for less than 1 month) February 22, 2014
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For Weight Loss "I love love love Adipex! It took me about a week to get used to all the side effects but when you realize how much weight you are losing the side effects aren't even in your mind anymore, I started taking Adipex Jan 24th 2014. Weighing 210 pounds. Today is now Feb 19th not even a month later and I now weigh 185. That is 25 pounds down in just one month. I work out (run a mile, ellipitical, 20 min abs) 5 to 6 days a week and I only eat 1000 to 1300 calories a day! This pill is amazing and everyone needs to try it, that is wanting to lose weight."
Jordan Stewart (taken for 1 to 6 months) February 19, 2014
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For Weight Loss "I have been taking Adipex for about 5-6 years. All I can say is that some of you will feel bad or very bad after taking it but most important is to take vitamins and minerals along with Adipex. I had back pain, heart racing then even I felt like my heart stopped for 2 seconds, scary but I started to listen to my body. I drank lots of water, ate loads of spinach and leafy greens and vitamins, vitamins all the time. It is also strongly advisable not to eat any meat or heavy meals. Please remember that despite the fact that you got loads of energy, uyor bowels are sleeping, you can hardly feel any movement in your stomach. Phentermine is blocking the "hunger centre" in your brain. I hope it helps. I have reduced all side effects I've had."
tripletsmother (taken for 5 to 10 years) January 25, 2014
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For Weight Loss "I started taking Adipex in Sept and went in on Dec 7th for my three month check in and I lost 38 pounds. I am 5' 8" and began weighing in at 259 and am now down to 221 and this is without including exercise. Walking is part of my daily routine, I walk a lot throughout the day as I'm running between classes and then to go to work. I did experience some side effects the first week like being light headed, dizziness and a dry mouth. But I use that to increase my water intake. My doctor actually recommended I only take it about 5 days a week so that my body doesn't become so used to it and that's what I have been doing. So far, so good and I can't wait to continue losing weight."
jessface (taken for 1 to 6 months) December 12, 2013
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For Weight Loss "I just started adipex 3 days ago. Im having some insomnia and terible dry mouth. But I also have mad energy and little appetite. Adipex is amazing! Compared to having no energy, terrible depression, and feeling like there was no hope, I feel great! Hopefully this continues don't give up there is help out there!!"
big bus mama (taken for less than 1 month) November 12, 2013
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For Obesity "I am 5'5", and 31 yo. I have been overweight my whole life. Even as a child. At my heaviest I weighed 256lbs. I could hardly make it up and down the stairs. That is when I started taking Adipex. I am now 149lbs, and feel amazing! I know that there are side effects with every medicine, but there are also side effects to being overweight. Honestly, it is not easy to being weaned off. You have to work hard everyday, not to cave into the cravings, and keep active. It gave me the edge I needed to make that life change. Other friends that have tried using Adipex, but could no stick to the diet and exercise plan and lost little to no weight! You need to want to make the change, the pills just help."
Ali4 October 18, 2013
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For Weight Loss "The first 3 weeks of this medication I lost 17lbs, with little to no side effects. However, at exactly the 3 week mark I began having nothing but watery bowel movements accompanied by gas like cramps. This has gone on for 4 weeks almost everyday. I have now lost a total of 30lbs. So yes, it curbs hunger, charges your metabolism, but you can't leave the house to show off your weight loss or be active because you are stuck in the bathroom for hours at a time. I am now quitting Adipex so that it does not cause long term problems. It's a great kick start for a lifestyle change but the side effects are not worth it to me."
0325love (taken for 1 to 6 months) September 21, 2013
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For Weight Loss "This is my second post, I have been on this diet for 4 months. I started at 242lbs and now I am 188lbs and I feel great. Don't give up hope it does work if you put your mind to it."
michele chest September 9, 2013
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For Weight Loss "Started taking the pills on Saturday on Tuesday I was down four lbs. My first three days I felt lightheaded and had headaches at night. I love this medicine I have no desire to eat. Now I can finally get rid of the carbs, and by my third month I hope I never go back to them."
nikoleskids (taken for less than 1 month) July 25, 2013
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