After cancer treatment, chemo and radiation, I began to suffer with fatigue and depression and weight gain. My internist put me on 37.5mgs of Adipex. I really helped. But I recently learned I had developed Cardiomyopathy most likely due to radiation. My heart specialist wanted me to stop the Adipex. I began taking 1/2 a pill a day for a week and then I stopped. I feel lightheaded and extremely tired. How long will it take for my body to rid itself of the effects of the drug. Will I ever get over the fatigue and lightheadedness???
I went off of it for 5 months and SUFFERED! Exhausted, depressed, weight gain, no energy, exercise caused blood pressure to shoot up and heart to race, didn't want to get out of bed most days. After 5 months of trying natural energy boosters, caffeine, and eating healthy I broke down and went back on it and realized that I am now addicted. It messed my metabolism up so bad and can't imaging what it's done to my heart. I wish I knew how to quit and if you find out please tell me!
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