8 patient evaluations for Phentermine

Aug 11, 2009 (Started Jan 01, 1993)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    Mild (insomnia, constipation, overactivity, need for nap)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 18.75 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have been taking this medication for my chronic fatigue (due to my fibro) for over 13 years. I am actually surprized that more people do not take it. Without it I cannot wake up, will sleep up to 20 hours a day, have a hard time driving or shopping without getting drowsy, and gain weight excessivly without eating. With it i do have a hard time getting a full 8 hours of sleep sometimes, but i get 6 or 7 a night, and am able to walk for excercise daily. Without it I cannot walk more than a few minutes without getting out of breath.
Cost: $100-199 monthly
Side effects: need for nap, overactivity, insomnia, constipation

  • 1 helpful mark

Jan 11, 2009 (Started May 11, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for weight loss)
  • Side effects
    Mild (insomnia, constipation, jittery feeling, overactivity)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 75 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: jittery feeling, overactivity, insomnia, constipation

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 22, 2010 (Started Nov 16, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Support weight loss)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily

Jan 5, 2010 (Started Nov 16, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Support weight loss)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Slowly, very slowly my weight is coming down, without side-effects, and without cravings.

  • 0 helpful marks
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