Adipex Review


adipexAdipex is a stimulant that is similar to amphetamines, this drug stimulates the central nervous system and works as an appetite suppressant. This product, together with a realistic exercise program will help to treat obesity in individuals with high risk factors such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes.


Do not mix this drug with any other diet medications including Phen-Fen or Redux, or any drugs containing fenfluramine and dexfenfluramine, taking this in unison with these two drugs can lead to a rare and fatal lung disorder called pulmonary hypertension. This drug should not be taken without prescription from your doctor. Your doctor should know all the medications you are currently taking and you should not add any medications on without consulting your doctor beforehand. You also should not take Adipex if you use a MAO inhibitor such as Marplan, Nardil, Azilect, Eldepryl or Parnate. If you discontinue use of these drugs, you should wait for over fourteen days before taking Adipex. If you do not follow these precautions, serious, life threatening side effects may occur. Do not take this product if you have heart disease or high blood pressure, also do not take it if you have hardening of your arteries or an overactive thyroid, glaucoma, a history of drug or alcohol abuse, any type of anxiety disorder or allergies to this medication. You should not take this drug if you have a history of any seizure disorders including epilepsy or if you have diabetes. It is currently unknown if this drug has negative affects on unborn fetus’ or naturally nursing babies and as such, should be taken with extreme caution. No individual under sixteen years of age should take this drug under any circumstances unless under the advice and strict supervision of an experienced doctor.

Adipex Side Effects

This medication can cause varying side effects that could have the ability to impair your thinking and dull your reaction times. Do not drive, operate dangerous machinery or do anything else that requires you to be totally awake and alert while under the influence of this drug. Absolutely do not drink alcohol with this medication as it will intensify any of the effects you would normally have. This drug can be habit forming, if you have other individuals, especially children in your home, make sure you know how many pills you have and control the bottle.

Short Term Use Only

This drug is meant to be a short term solution in getting you started on your weight loss program, and it has the propensity of being addictive if taken to long. Your body will build up a resistance and it will loose it’s effectiveness as an appetite suppressant. When you do stop using this drug, you will want to discontinue it over time, immediate discontinuance could have strong withdrawal based side effects. Stopping it slowly will diminish the side effects.

Missed Dose or Overdose

If you miss a dose take it as soon as possible if it is at least four hours before your bedtime, if not, skip that does and go back to your regular dosage then next day. Never take two doses at once in order to make up. If you have overdosed, contact your doctor, a local poison center or go to an emergency room immediately. Symptoms of overdose could include restlessness, tremors, shallow rapid breathing, confusion, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and stomach cramps.