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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of phentermine oral.

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Condition: Overweight
10/23/2007 8:27:00 PM

Reviewer: freedfromprison, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I went to the doctor because I was at the end of my rope. I felt like I was in prison. I haven't been able to lose weight since the birth of my child 8 yrs. ago. I had my gall bladder removed 1 1/2 yrs ago. Having that removed caused more complications, not being able to eat a normal portion of food without it causing massive stomach pains and the runs.. So! for over a year, not eating alot wi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Overweight
10/22/2007 1:39:10 PM

Reviewer: Lou, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This prescription works very well, but it does effect your sleep patterns. If you can learn to change the way you eat you can take this for 3-6 months and loss weight then get off of it and maintain.

Condition: Overweight
10/22/2007 2:22:19 AM

Reviewer: mish1106, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been taking it for 2.5 months now and I have recently began to experience pounding heart, shortness of breath, and I have totally loss my interest in sex. I am going to tell my doc this week because although I have lost 17 lbs, I dont know if the marriage issues are worth it. Maybe he will perscribe me something else.

Condition: Overweight
10/18/2007 10:58:25 AM

Reviewer: Callieandella, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have taken phentermine now for 5 weeks and I have lost 25 pounds. I wasn't severely overweight but I needed to lose my baby weight. It makes me generally happy, my energy levels have risen and it makes excercise much more enjoyable. The only side effect that I really experience is cotton mouth. The only thing that bothers me is the fact that I don't ever want to eat. I have to force myse ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Overweight
10/17/2007 1:45:04 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have taken this drug before with great results lost 80 lbs. Only side effect I have noticed is dry mouth, I have to keep a bottle of water with me at all times.

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