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For Weight Loss "I've been taking low dose adipex for about 2 weeks now. I am 5'7" and started around 165 lbs. I haven't been taking adipex regularly as I am a nurse and work rotating shifts and it suppresses my appetite so much that when I want to go out for nice meals/ enjoy weekends I also don't take it. I have not experienced any jitters or vision effects but I am much more focused and have much more sustained energy that I actually save them for night shifts. I eat like a toddler being constantly on the go and rarely have time for the gym. I do however spend 36-48 hours on my feet running around at work. So far without any effort I am down 7-8 lbs. I highly recommend this and I'm sure results would be exaggerated diet & exercise."

   
8.0

Traumanurselyfe April 25, 2017

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For Weight Loss "I took Adipex for 1 year and lost 90lbs. I changed my eating habits and starting doing light exercise 3 days a week. I've been off Adipex for 3 months and haven't gained any weight back. Just stick with a healthy eating plan and you will not gain. Medications should be used as a tool if you don't change your eating habits then you can gain all the weight back. *sidenote...please stop writing reviews when you haven't taken the medication or just started the medication. The purpose of a review is to give your opinion on a product after using it for some time. Announcing that your doctor has prescribed Adipex isn't a review and it isn't helpful for people who are looking for reviews on this website..rant over.."

   
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Michelle RR April 12, 2017

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For Weight Loss "I lost about 40lbs through changing my eating habits and regular exercise over a period of about 18 months, but I had hit a plateau. I was referred to a weight loss clinic by my co-workers, who are having great success with phentermine. After my first week of taking phentermine 37.5, I was constantly famished, and tired. At the 3 week marker (down 6 lbs), I requested to switch to Adipex. I noticed a difference the very first dose. I'm on day 3 of Adipex, and it seems to do a much more consistent job of curbing my appetite, and I don't feel sleepy. I'm not overly energetic, but also not jittery, and I'm not getting the headaches. Trying it for a week before possibly checking into another option. So far, I am feeling optimistic."

   
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Cingirl007 April 3, 2017

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For Obesity "Hello! Today on 3/31/17 my doctor put me on adipex! I currently weigh 213 lbs. I'm so excited to see how much I can lose l! I took one this morning and it makes me feel like I want to go out and work work work! No side effects yet but I'm so happy "

Deaundra March 31, 2017

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For Weight Loss "Lost 45 lbs on this medicine and couldn't be happier. This pill works. I have kept the weight off for 6 mos now and desire to lose another 15 - 20 Lbs so I'm going back on it. My belly has shrunk! 5 ft 2 started at 212 lbs, now 167 lbs. Some people that haven't seen me in a while do a double take. Counting my calories, exercising 5 days a week, keeping a food diary and drinking lots of H2O helps too. Good luck all!"

   
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Vogue13 (taken for 6 months to 1 year) March 24, 2017

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For Weight Loss "Addition to my original post: Started on 1/19/2017 5'4" 18 yr. old female weighing 168 lbs. Always been a little overweight and decided to make a change. It is now 2/17/2017 and have lost 7 lbs. so I now weigh 161. I got those results with a semi-strict diet and working out frequently (about 5-6 days a week). I don't have a ton of weight to lose so it hasn't melted off as fast as others but it definitely works! Just have extreme dry mouth. I would recommend this to anyone serious about losing weight. Will update again in a month. ***3/17/17 *** now weigh 154.6, total weight loss of 14 lbs. in two months. This month will be my last month bc my body fat and bmi will most likely be back in normal range"

   
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AMG1998 (taken for 1 to 6 months) March 17, 2017

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For Obesity "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"

   
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Toobigtofail March 17, 2017

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For Weight Loss "Last post was on Feb 8th today is March 13th and I'm stuck at 187.. I need motivation. I have been working out 4-5 days a week.. I've hit a bad eating habit.. attempting to go back to my dieting..."

Vecia (taken for 1 to 6 months) March 13, 2017

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For Weight Loss "I began the pill on 03/03/2017 when weighing myself again on 03/06/2017 I was already down 6 pounds with no diet or exercise. I have a very limited appetite, always a crave for water. As of today I have lost a total of 13 pounds. I started off weighing 253 now I'm 140.7"

   
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AnonymousBR (taken for less than 1 month) March 13, 2017

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For Obesity "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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For Weight Loss "I started adipex last Tuesday 2/28/17 my starting weight 208, today 3/6/17 my weight is 190.3, I'm amazed with this pill, first day I felt a very slight headache I thought it was cause I didn't have my regular cup of coffee , so I had one, I experienced slight nausea but didn't last long, it's amazing how my appetite has decrease and I can't eat completely my meal, till yesterday I didn't even feel hungry, today I felt hungry around 10:30 am and eat just a 1/3 part of a protein bar, at 12 have half of left over from yesterday dinner cause had no desire to finished, I'm very happy so far , also I have no problems to sleep, I take my pill every morning at 7 and eat for breakfast a protein bar an hour later with 16 oz of water, total 10 daily."

   
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Zulmaly (taken for less than 1 month) March 7, 2017

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For Weight Loss "I started this medication on 2/18/2017 at a starting weight of 323 lbs (I'm 5'11"). I've tried and tried to lose weight and it just was not happening. My doctor prescribed me this medication and put me on a strict 1600 calorie diet. So far I have lost 12 lbs in my 14 days on this medication. I do work out everyday and lift weights as well. If you combine a good diet and exercise with this medication I believe it most definitely will pay off."

   
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Wendee214 March 3, 2017

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For Weight Loss "I started this pill on 2/24/17 So far I have lost about a pound a day I only eat 1000 calories a day and exercise whenever I get up early enough I have experienced some terrible side effects which include dry mouth , insomnia , tingling in my left leg ,jitters, and headaches. The side effects are terrible but I've look up ways to deal with them dry mouth I drink a bunch of water , insomnia I take zzzquil jitters drink more water and take deep breaths , headaches I take pain pills. Does anyone know how long before my body gets used to this medication and the side effects go away ?"

   
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Ambylooloo (taken for less than 1 month) March 2, 2017

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For Weight Loss "I have been taking these pills on and off since last year. When I am strict with my diet I see amazing results. My body has adapted to them, so that is my only downfall. They are no as affective as when I 1st started them. To anyone having side effects, I was having terrible headaches and dry mouth. My doctor offers name brand and generic pills. The generic pills give me massive side effects, I can only take name brand. If you are having side effects take 1/2 pill in the am and the other 1/2 pill late morning. That way you can split the dose, it will stay in your system longer and may help with evening crashes."

   
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Ash H February 28, 2017

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For Weight Loss "I gained a lot of weight after having my 1st son and a failed IUD. My doc prescribed Adipex 37.5 and I took it 5-6 days per week for 5 months. In the beginning it gave me extreme dry mouth and it was hard to fall asleep because of the energy boost but it suppressed my appetite A LOT and if I ate to much it made me vomit. I started working out slowly a few times per week and by the time I stopped taking it I was working out 5 days a week. I am 5'8 and my start weight was 195 my end weight was 137.After my 2nd son I lost the weight easily and got back down to 140 but after my daughter I gained and could not lose anything, my energy was low and I could not control my appetite. As soon. As I am done breastfeeding I will be taking Adipex again"

   
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hollywoodblues February 27, 2017

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For Weight Loss "I started phentermine capsules end of August 2016 weight was about 197-199lbs starting out. I tried to lose weight for 2 years I had never been this heavy & felt miserable everyday cut out pop was drinking only water & attempted to diet with no success. Tried the tablets before 37.5 mg gained 10lbs so this time my primary doctor called in capsules to the pharmacy, within the first week I lost around 7lbs which I'm sure was water weight. First month I lost 25lbs give or take then the 2nd month I didn't lose so I went off of them for 2 weeks started again lost a couple more lbs. I am now 165lbs Feb. 2017 I haven't lost since but I have maintained. I also never exercised. 500 calories the first 3 weeks on them with breaks here & there."

   
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None123 February 20, 2017

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For Obesity "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."

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

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For Weight Loss "I'm 19, female 240 pounds and 5'8" I started taking adipex yesterday (02/10/2017 and I had a boost of energy for about 5 hours along with constantly sweating, dizzy, no appetite I had to force myself to eat and my heart racing and blurry vision here and there. I sure do hope to see results because these side effects are pretty terrible. Any recommendations? I'm drinking lots of water and eating with the pill."

Liz cotter February 10, 2017

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For Weight Loss "Today was my 1st day taking to pill. I had energy for about 12 hours and really no urge to eat although I did. I drank plenty of water today, I felt like I had dry mouth. No real bad side effects. I did work out and it help."

   
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Gemlady1 February 9, 2017

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For Weight Loss "Started on Jan16th 2017 and today is Feb 8th 2017 so far I've lost 11 pounds but I have skipped days which is about once a week and on my period days. Start weight was 200 and today I weigh 189. I workout out at least twice a week based on my busy schedule. The pill works great on my appetite and keeps me drinking water a gallon a day. I barely consume enough calories usually about 500 to 800 a day and I've noticed on my cheat days I end up losing more the next day. I need more motivation to get to my goal weight. Wish me luck ! 25 year old female 5'2"

   
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Vecia February 8, 2017

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For Obesity "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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For Obesity "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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For Weight Loss "I started adipex-p 1-25-17 the first day within 30 mins of taking it, I was nauseated and started choking down water trying not to vomit, sadly I did anyway afterwards I continued the water, the nausea settled and I decided to try it the next day so far it's been 10 days on a 1300 calorie diet & workout 3-5 time a week and drinking mostly water only Juice once a week and I'm down 9lbs I'm 35 and very over weight with a goal from the doctor of 31lbs lol and that is me being reasonable. Anyway weight loss is a struggle and I wish everyone success with there goals but I think it's worth trying!"

Reddheadfoxx82 (taken for less than 1 month) February 3, 2017

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For Weight Loss "When I first started I had to take a blood test and low and behold the reason I had gained weight was my thyroid was not normal ( explains the gobs of hair falling out too) that 1st week I took both pills and it was seriously the worst week my body has ever put me through! Which I'm positive it was the thyroid meds but it made me an absolute wreck! I have now lost 15 lbs in a month and a half! I run on the treadmill everyday and well my eating is minimum which it has been like that since before this. The adipex makes me feel normal again easier to focus and at normal energy levels which I'm sure the thyroid meds are helping that along too. All & all completely worth it but make sure you have a complete blood test done before you take it!"

   
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Nicckiii (taken for 1 to 6 months) February 3, 2017

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For Obesity "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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