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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Adipex-P Oral.

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Condition: Overweight
9/20/2014 12:14:30 AM

Reviewer: ajaichele, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am ending my second day of taking adipex. I have not slept in two days. I have had a severe headache for two days. I can barely talk because my mouth is so dry. I constantly drink water but it does not relieve the dry mouth. I have not had a bowl movement in two days which has to be this drug because I am very regular otherwise. Every morning like clockwork! It has given me energy but tha ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Overweight
8/21/2014 8:35:39 PM

Reviewer: Lynn Arlene , 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 been taking this medication for 1 month, 12 lbs lost and I am very happy with the results so far. I don't have an exact exercise routine but i do go to the gym 4 days out of the week, each day for 1 hour. I work on my arms and go on the bike at the gym. The only side effects I have experienced are excessive sweating and dry mouth.

Condition: Overweight
8/21/2014 10:43:18 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I've been on Adipex for 2 months now and I've lost 20 lbs. At first I felt anxious but that feeling wore off about 2-3 weeks into taking it. I try to watch what I eat and exercise when I can. I haven't really had a set routine of exercising and I know that if I excercised more I would obviously lose more weight. Two main side effects for me are dry mouth and excessive sweating. Other t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Overweight
7/24/2014 12:25:12 PM

Reviewer: 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 have been on this medication for 2 months. I do agree with the others about it making you very thirsty the first month I was on it. I would drink poweraid sometimes it helped me with the thirst. The 2nd month the thirst will ease up at least it did for me. I was told from my Dietitian to do a high protein, low carb diet. Plus take a vitamin daily. Also to drink lots of water. I was also told not ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Overweight
7/10/2014 2:47:27 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

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