Weight loss success storiesLooking for a Phentermine doctor in New York City? We can help.

Let us review what Phentermine is and how it can you lose weight in or around greater New York City.

What is Phentermine (Adipex) for losing weight in NYC?

Popularly known by one of its brand names called Adipex, Phentermine is an FDA approved, prescription weight loss medication available as a prescription medication at most W8MD weight loss centers in New York City.

When was Phentermine FDA approved for weight loss?

Originally approved by the US Food, and Drug Administration in 1958 for short periods to help with weight loss, the thinking has changed among obesity medicine physicians that are increasingly seeing obesity as a long term medical problem that needs long term solutions.

Can Phentermine be used for weight loss as well as to prevent weight regain?

Yes. Although it is off label use, many weight loss physicians, therefore, prescribe Phentermine not just to help patients lose weight but also keep them from weight regain. In fact, when the FDA approved newer weight loss prescriptions such as Qsymia, which is a combination of Phentermine with Topiramate, they agreed that these can be used not just for weight loss but also for maintenance.

What is Phentermine (Adipex) approved for to lose weight in NYC?

Adults who are obese to lose weight. It can also be used in those that are overweight with other obesity or weight related health problems such as high blood pressure, diabetes, sleep apnea etc.

How does Phentermine (Adipex) work for weight loss in New York City?

Increase chemicals in your brain to make you feel you are not hungry or that you are full.

What are the common side effects of Phentermine (Adipex)?

  • dry mouth
  • constipation
  • difficulty sleeping
  • dizziness
  • feeling nervous
  • feeling restless
  • headache
  • raised blood pressure
  • raised pulse

What precautions and contraindications for use of Phentermine?

Do not use if you have heart disease, uncontrolled high blood pressure, hyperthyroidism, or glaucoma. Tell your doctor if you have severe anxiety or other mental health problems.

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Can Phentermine be taken together with Topiramate?

It is often combined with Topiramate either generic or the extended release brand version called Qsymia for better weight loss results. In fact, in comparison studies, Phentermine with Topiramate has been found to be the most effect weight loss pill to lose weight.

W8MD’s Phentermine doctor NYC

Phentermine is one of the most common prescription weight loss medications as up to 95% of all weight loss physicians prescribe phentermine for weight loss. If you are overweight or obese in New York City and need a physician experienced in prescribing Phentermine for rapid and safe weight loss under careful physician supervision, contact W8MD at 718 – 946 5500. 

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