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Adipex-P Rating Summary

9.0/10 Average Rating

80 Ratings with 83 User Reviews

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"Started taking it today. Not really feeling any effects. Still hungry and Dr said would have lots of energy .... Not feeling that part yet lol I'm at a whopping 262 depressed and hope this works to help Me"

   
6.0

Toobigtofail March 17, 2017

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"on 1/24/2017 I started taking 1 pill of Adipex 37.5mg once a day. I started at 262lbs. As of today 3/8/17 I now weigh 247lbs. It gives me energy without the jitters. I also suppresses my appetite I force myself to eat 5 small meals a day. I also do at least a 30 min workout 4 times a week. Adipex works! My normal doctor will not prescribe this medication so I see a weight loss doctor. I pay 100.00 a month for the meds."

   
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Nikki1217 (taken for 1 to 6 months) March 8, 2017

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"I started taking the apidex in January. I was prescribe 1 per day. My original weight was 305. I went for my follow up on 1/27/17. From 1/21/17 untill 1/27/17 I had lost 2.5 lbs in 6 days. My next visit is on 2/28/17 I will let you know if I lost any more weight. I have not done any exercise but I do have a lot more energy. I can walk without giving out of breath. So I hope I have lost more."

   
8.0

Sweetdrip39 (taken for 1 to 6 months) February 14, 2017

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"I took this med about 8 years ago. Don't really remember how I felt taking it but after 2 mths and not losing any weight to warrant the purchase price of $30/mth, I stopped. I am giving it a new try. I haven't noticed any bad side effects that stand out or bother me. I believe the med curbs cravings and I usually don't feel like even eating dinner after work. But, that being said I haven't lost any weight yet. I need to get my daily meals back on track and continue the med and then I will update again in 1 week."

   
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GI-JEN February 7, 2017

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"I started taking Adipex On Jan 1. 2014 until Feb 1 2014 - I lost 30 pounds even. I did only 30 minutes of Cardio a day. That was just brisk walking. MY side effects were; cotton mouth, extreme loss of appetite, I lost my ass , I had extreme energy, couldn't sleep, I was very focus, I had a pleasant attitude but quickly irritated, fast heart beat , blurry vision every now and again. My doctor told me that with adipex it helps you curb your hunger but when you work out it burns double calories. I was 180 - and went to 149. whe I stopped the weight never came back and it became hard for me to eat as much as I use to. I got pregnant and had a baby Jan 29 2015 - I am 180 pounds as of 2/4/17 and I started adipex again. Same symptoms and I'm losing a lot again"

   
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Ms. Kay February 4, 2017

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"It is very good at suppressing your habits, but I do find that it leaves dry mouth, hard to have bowel movements and it does affect your eyes."

   
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Jackqueb (taken for less than 1 month) January 27, 2017

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"I am 227 lbs and 5'3". I started taking the Adipex 37.5 today (11-18-16) at 7:30 am. I could tell that I took it because I was very talkative, and not energetic as in bouncing off the walls or nothing, but more like I actually had the energy to do my work and I was really focused on it. Done more today at work than I done all week. Only thing I have a problem with is when I ate it felt like I slowed down, and all my energy was gone. Maybe it want be like this the whole time. I will keep ya'll updated on my progress."

   
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ShaeAC November 18, 2016

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"I just started today.... I am 5'4 210lbs...and 29 years old mother of a 5 and 9 year old... My goal weight is 150lbs were i have been and maintained most my life 160 used to be my heavy point, even after I had my kids......I have Been gaining slowly over the past two years...... need a change for the better to get this weight off!!! I really hope it works for me I will keep everyone updated thank you all for the reviews it gave me some insite on what to expect from this medication!"

chanel-Nicole November 10, 2016

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"I was prescribed this medicine about two days ago, every person is different! Although I haven't had any side effects, I did crash after the first day taking this pill! It really curbs your appetite! I am currently 5'2 198 lbs! I'm forcing myself to eat but really no appetite... I'm eating smaller portions and also working out! Will update in another work or so!"

Trina2U October 29, 2016

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"I started taking it today and have seen a dramatic difference in cravings...they are non existent..I can't even finish my meals because I have no urge too. I see with this medication I am going to have to make myself eat. The energy boost it a major plus and because the energy boost is so strong in the morning I am going to change to morning workout for the duration of this medication. I previously lose 60 on my own but the doctor said I needed it to come off quicker. I'm 5,5 , 255 lbs...will be updating regularly.."

   
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Lashay155 October 25, 2016

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"10 weeks - 50lbs down - BMI 40 to 32 First two weeks, side effects were CrAzY, almost quit. Now outside of my mouth and regular profuse sweating, all is well. Doing a very low calorie low fat diet with raquetball 3 days a week. Hit a plateau, incorporating weights now. 40lbs to go."

   
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Pilfering Dingo (taken for 1 to 6 months) July 26, 2016

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"I started Adipex 37.5 a week ago today 04-07-2016 and I have gained 3 pounds??? I don't understand why it's not working I'm using my fitness pal to help track my meals but the most I get out of these is a headache and I'm very moody. I called my doctor but today is Saturday to see why I haven't been so successful as the others that I have been reading about my start date was 268.5 when I weighed myself today and 272 I'm so disappointed I paid $100 for the pills in Detroit, Michigan and my repeat visits are $75. I am not hungry but very gasy. I eat 3 meals per day and have not worked out yet."

   
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Lo-Lo (taken for less than 1 month) May 8, 2016

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"Excellent experience so far, was on for 2 1/2 months and lost ~30 lbs. Really HELPS you control your food intake. You can push through and eat though, but its much much much easier to control yourself when you know you should stop eating but have that bottomless pit feeling in your stomach, or if you are just someone that eats when bored or emotional."

   
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adam1238756 April 27, 2016

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"I started taking the pills started March 22 with a weight of 254 Lb a month after 232 Lb weight fully recommended."

   
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Rayu85 April 22, 2016

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"I was on phentermine several years ago but didn't really try to change my eating habits and so it didn't work. I decided to try it again because I just keep piling on the weight and am slowly killing myself. I've been on it 3 days now and have already lost 8.4 pounds! I know it's mostly water weight right now but seeing that scale move so quickly is such a big motivator. My starting weight was 443.8 and now I'm 435.4. I eat between 1200-2000 calories per day. I've noticed that I'm eating less each day though and it helps take away the cravings so I can make smart decisions about what to eat. I am also watching my carbs and sugar intake. Only side effect I've had is mild dry mouth and not feeling sleepy during the day like I normally do."

   
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Em6212 (taken for less than 1 month) April 10, 2016

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"I started taking Adipex on 02.25.2016. My beginning weight was 235 pounds and as of today, I weight 211.4. So far I have lost 23.6 pounds. This medicine does work. My doctor was not happy with my weight gain since I have been out of work due to an injury on the job and prescribed this medicine to me to help me lose weight. Working out does help. I probably would have more weight off of me but dealing with a neck and back injury does limit the ability to workout quite a bit. I have had one side effect from this medicine, dry mouth! I drink a ton of water now! I cannot stand the taste of sodas anymore since I have been drinking water for so long."

   
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CharlieE1987 (taken for 1 to 6 months) April 4, 2016

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"I am a 42 year old woman, 5'0" and weigh 232lbs. I am way too short to be this heavy. Severe depression over the years brought me to this weight. Today is my first day on Aipex 37.5. I took 1/2 pill after having my morning smoothie. I am doing Dr. Oz Day off Diet along with this. So far so good I only felt a bit of a head rush but otherwise the energy is perfect. I'm giving myself until January of next year to complete my full weight loss of 107lbs. I will be walking everyday as well. I will check in with updates every Monday. Hope I can help folks here as well."

   
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tracyjay2 (taken for less than 1 month) February 22, 2016

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"We'll I started apidex-p today!!! I'm 5ft 4 in. 308 lbs I have tried a lot of weight loss pills with diet and exercise I just can't seem to lose much weight .... My. DR proscribed this to me I hope this really helps me lose larger amount weight!!!! I will be dieting and trying to exercising 3-5 times a week!! I will let everyone know in 2 wks how much weight I have lost :) Side effects: slight headache , dry mouth, somewhat of a high sensation like I was in slow motion .... only lasted a couple hrs but dry month continued... drink lots an lots of water :)"

Jody a (taken for less than 1 month) February 12, 2016

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"I just started today I'm 5'6 weighed myself at the doc office I was 215 I'm hoping to lose 30/40 pounds at the most even more if possible I'll come back on the last day of this month to let y'all know how much I lost hope I lose something I plan on working out , dieting as well ....today's date is 2-7-16 thanks for the motivation y'all"

KaylinM February 8, 2016

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"I started taking the adipex Jan 15 2016 my starting weight was 232.7 and now It has been 3 weeks and I have only lost 5 lbs but I do have the dry mouth and no desire to eat which I make myself eat at least a small meal daily if I remember. I am hoping to get down to 180 so I am going to start exercising. I think everybody has a different experience with this pill but I am expecting great results I will update again in a couple of weeks!!!"

NikiO (taken for less than 1 month) February 3, 2016

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"When I started Adipex on 1/15/16 I weighed 224 lbs this is the heaviest I've ever been. My doctor said I hit a plateau. I work in a doctors office and when I went to work on 1/26/16 I weight 208 lbs! I weighed myself on 2 other scales because I couldn't believe it. I wasn't hungry at all but I knew my body needed nutrients so I have been having protein shakes. I drank 1 in the morning and one in the evening and I took a multivitamin everyday as well. I have literally lost 16lbs in 2 weeks. Excited to see what I weigh at the end of the month..."

   
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K822thomas (taken for less than 1 month) January 27, 2016

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"I've only been taking this med for 5 days, but I don't get any of the extra energy that my doctor said I would. Does it take a while to get in your system or is it supposed to work immediately?"

   
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Aew85 December 14, 2015

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"I am 21, 5ft .5in female and I got to my heaviest point, weighing in at 155.2. I have never been more than 130. I tried weight watchers and I worked out for about 45-1hr every day and nothing was helping...anyway, I went to my dr and he said he felt I reached a plateau, where it was very hard for me to lose the weight. I was proscribed Adipex tablets on 11/17/15 and today, 12/1/15, I am down 11.2lbs. That is 11.2lbs in exactly 2 weeks!! After losing about 5lbs I felt so much better already. I have not had any horrible side effects. I have dry mouth if I don't drink much and I barely ever eat anything. I have to force myself to eat. Other than that, I have nothing bad to say about it. I definitely would recommend it! Will update in 2 weeks!"

   
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Anonymous (taken for less than 1 month) December 2, 2015

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"I took adipex for 6 months... my starting weight was 210.0 ... ending weight was 165.0 ... that was a year ago. This is MY advice. #1. You may not FEEL like eating... but do it anyways... or you'll slow your metabolism down to a crawl and stop losing weight. Just watch what you eat!! #2. Take vitamins!!!! By the time I hit 165# - my hair was starting to fall out, I couldn't focus, and I was constantly tired - sometimes I'd nearly pass out... because "I didn't feel hungry" and just wasn't really eating more than 500 calories a day. Even sitting STILL your body burns way more than that! #3. Be prepared to gain some of that back when you come off the pill. I wasn't prepared at all - and I gained it all right back. Still, great pill!"

   
9.0

Thatgirl35 (taken for 1 to 6 months) December 1, 2015

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"Lost 4 pounds in a month...but did drop a pant size. Heart rate was way too high! Was taken off medication."

   
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app27 November 4, 2015

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