Phentermine - Can you get a form of this drug over the counter?
Question posted by chad91468 on 7 Sep 2012
Last updated on 23 February 2019 by Judypietrowski
I do not know. That is why I am on this site
I could ues you help ..im 40 pounds over weight ..i have tried to work out eat right ..i have a low metabolism..i have no energy always tiered..i just dont feel like me ... i use to be out going keep up with house work and work and life..now i just want to sleep ..because i have no energy..can you help
I do not think you can do that I think it would help a lot
Yes I think you can.
I am looking for help in loosing this weight. I have no shut off valve to being full. My doctor does not prescribe the script I need.
Is there another source that will help?
I would like to get this for I waY 289 and I need to lose weight.about 95 pounds.so you see I need this form
hi there are some rather expensive over counter one being oxylite pro from gnc i lost more weight off thatbthen the prescription however i do believe that has been pulled off shelf try asking local gnc they will have open honest answers for you on it
Hello chad - welcome to the site and I hope I can help with this issue as well. If you are trying to lose weight, I am going to recommend the plan I did. I lost 92 pounds and I have kept it off. It took me a total of 9 months had I done it straight through but I will say I was losing a rate of 10 lbs. per month. I used michael thurmonds 6-week body makeover. There are no drugs involved in this program. What you do get out of it is a lifestyle change. The foods that are recommended for you and your body-type are the foods that you can live with and by for the rest and best of your life. I am 58 years old and did this plan because I mad at one of my doctors and also mad at myself. After I lost all of the weight... I was still mad at myself that I didn't do it sooner. But I couldn't exercise because of all the surgeries I had over the years. That didn't seem to matter...
I did start walking so that I could get some sense of balance back to my life. I have kept this off for about 4 years now...
If you want that med for any other reason... you are playing with fire. That is all I will say on that subject.
It is not only a prescription medication in the USA it is a controlled substance. No you cannot buy it legally without a prescription.
I just researched this, and from I see, you can purchase phentermine over the counter. I think what is not available now is phen/phen, which had two properties in it. Please be careful though, and I would suggest going to a diet doctor to be monitored if you choose to go that route.
Dear Chad, Rajive is right, it is rx only, but most diet clinics that have a dr, will give you an rx pretty easily for phentermine aka adipex, if you are overweight and appear from your records and general health to be healthy enough to take it. It didn't work that well for me, Pledge, a member here, say it is ony supposed to be used for 3 weeks. I tried the more expensive med the diet clinin I use offers, it is called Didrex or Benzaphetamine and I have had better luck with it and tolerated it better. It is also an appetite suppressant and it only works really, if you actually cut calories, but it worked better than the phentermine did for me. Patti
Phentermine is a weight loss medication that is available by prescription only.
Take care, best wishes!
- Phentermine uses and safety info
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