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Bontril vs. Phentermine for Weight Loss

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Other Names: Adipex P   Duromine   Fastin
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Phentermine, a contraction of "phenyl-Butyl number Nomenclatureamine", is an appetite suppressant of the phenethylamine class. It is an amphetamine like stimulant.It is approved as an appetite suppressant to help reduce weight in obese patients when use... Read more on Wikipedia
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By rnbventure
June 25, 2014
rnbventure wrote
Phentermine and chills
Danielle is right. You probably are taking too much. I had the same issue at first and then cut back on my dose and things got much better. Your body will get used to the medication. I have had weight loss success but I do have to be very conscious of what is going on in my body so that I can confer with my doctor about the changes. We've been able to play around with the dosage and are still working to find the write combination. Are you in touch with your doctor?
Cassaundra  |  August 8, 2014
I forgot to mention that belviq has been approved by the FDA. They even have free samples but you have to get the prescription from your doctor. Go to their website and check it out. Good luck on your weight loss journey.
Danielle  |  August 1, 2014
I've been taking phentermine since 2006 off and on. It works really well for weightloss. You might want to half your pill and work your way up to a whole pill. If this is a new medication for you it's probably just your body reaction to these new chemicals in your body. Try taking it on an empty stomach and eating about 20 minutes afterwards. Please let me know how it works out.
Danielle  |  August 1, 2014
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By Tony Botchagaloop
April 16, 2014
Tony Botchagaloop wrote
Phentermine and anemia
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By TJ.Jean
April 16, 2014
TJ.Jean wrote
Phentermine (discontinued after only 3 days)
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Most likely in both cases here- you are having an allergic reaction. Did you contact your doctor about the severe side effects you were having? I've been on phentermine and what people have to be careful of is consuming alcohol with it, because it can lead to a very unpleasant blackout. I too suffer from anxiety and phentermine exacerbates those feelings because it stimulates the central nervous system. Everyone reacts to it differently and usually within 6-8 weeks a tolerance is developed and
July 26, 2014
Wow,the red face, severe hot flashes. I have them both, AND my liver enzymes went sky high. I have been taking it for months,,so now to slowly (they say not to stop abruptly) get off of phentermine. It seems like everything bad,points to this medicine.
sandra siguaw  |  June 29, 2014
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By Kaleigh 25 Yr. Old Female in Baltimore, MD
February 5, 2014
Kaleigh 25 Yr. Old Female in Baltimore, MD wrote
Taking Tramadol & Phentermine Together
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The MD knew withdrawals are going to be expected. I was given chlonodine and phentermine to help. It worked will and now I am off meds. All this tx was supported by studies. A general MD will not have the knowledge to feel comfortable.
Rudy  |  May 31, 2014
Try to find a MD who is a pain management specialist along with being an addiction specialist or addictionologist. These doctors are much more knowledgeable on pain management along with other treatment that will help support your pain management. For example, my pain management MD had me on a pain med from a chronic injury. He also discovered I needed testosterone. After a year of treatment my chronic pain was feeling so much better that we decided to try to stop the pain meds. The MD kne
Rudy  |  May 31, 2014
It works like a miracle pill for me...almost at my weight lose goal...
cynthia  |  May 20, 2014
It made me hungrier too..dr took me off it cause I would gain and lose..looking in to something diff.
I' m bernita  |  April 30, 2014
does the phentermine work for you? seems to make me hungrier
jennifer  |  April 8, 2014
So how did your doctors appt go?
Chavez  |  March 12, 2014
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By zorine grimstead
January 3, 2014
zorine grimstead wrote
PHENTERMINE
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By Bre
December 10, 2013
Bre wrote
Phentermine experience
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You may feel like to begin with, but watch what you eat. I am not craving squash and zucchini with chicken. I lost 20 pounds in just over 2 months taking phentermine and all I did was change what I ate. No diet, just changed eating habits. Drinks lots and lots of water, it helps tremendously!! Good luck!!
Melody  |  June 26, 2014
I just started phentermine but find myself hungrier on it then before I started taking it
April 8, 2014
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By Codierachel
September 30, 2013
Codierachel wrote
Phentermine & missed period
I started phentermine almost 2 months ago... I had a baby in march, and I am pretty sure my tubes were tied, but I am now 13-18 days late for my period. I know the chances of getting prego are slim when your tubes get tied but I am having all the symptoms and a freaked out to take a test.
August 11, 2014
You think?
uh  |  April 19, 2014
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By taneisa
August 16, 2013
taneisa wrote
fever blister from phentermine 30mg
This isn't from phentermine specifically - but if you are prone to cold sores, stress can bring them on. And, if you were having anxious feelings, this could feel stressful. I get them, but haven't noticed any "sudden" eruptions or change in the occurrence since being on phentermine.
Michelle  |  July 21, 2014
That isn't from the phentermine. Dr. Meletio
June 7, 2014
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What patients are saying about Bontril vs. Phentermine

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bontril tomorrow. I think it has helped with my appetite,...
anyone else trying prescription? I am now on phentermine, will be going to bontril tomorrow. I think it has helped with my appetite, but I still am eating better and fitting in excersize. I keep in...
phentermine and switched to bontril. Honestly the bontril...
...the same problem too. what helped me was I stopped taking phentermine and switched to bontril. Honestly the bontril worked ...for 3 months. I got back on phentermine and its working now. I just...
at all. In the other hand BONTRIL is working great. Take...
...to put my two cents. PHENTERMINE did not work for me,it hardly curve my apetite ...all. In the other hand BONTRIL is working great. Take...
first time I've tried bontril, but I did really good on the...
This is the first time I've tried bontril, but I did really good on the time released phentermine so I thought I'd do well on this too. I ...me crazy. I used to get my phentermine from my old...
I had really bad headahes with the bontril and also a lot...
...think the phentermine was better for me, I had really bad headahes with the...
used Bontril in '92 and had great results with it. I'm on...
...used Bontril in '92 and had great results with it. I'm on the generic Bontril, I just started on ...the insomnia that I had with the phentermine so that is good. I still feel ...of luck wit...
How does Bontril differ from Phentermine? Which one would...
Bontril vs Phentermine How does Bontril differ from Phentermine? Which one would be more ...Years ago my Dr had prescribed phentermine for me, but...
as phentermine. The Bontril made me a complete bitch....
...it, and I did not like it nearly as much as phentermine. The Bontril made me a complete bitch. ...appetite as...
then started bontril with no side effects and lost 35 lbs...
...attempt with phentermine. It just doesn't work for me, ...started bontril with no side effects and ...hope! My doctor offered some words of encouragement saying that technically Bontril isn...
before, and I think Bontril works better, it's a synthetic...
...know I have been on phentermine before, and I think Bontril works better, it's a synthetic ...on it. You feel nauseous just from wa...
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