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Weight loss, in the context of medicine, health or physical fitness, is a reduction of the total body mass, due to a mean loss of flui...
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Metformin 46,068 Phentermine 15,373 Topamax 12,132
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Other name: Glucophage (Glucophage)
Other name: Adipex P (Adipex P)
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Metformin (International Nonproprietary Name, pronounced , originally sold as Glucophage) is an oral antidiabetic drug in the biguanide class. It is the first-line treatment drug of choice for the treatment of diabetes mellitus type 2, in particu...
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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...
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Nausea
8
Hypoglycemia
7
Diarrhea
5
Cramping
5
Depression
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Infertility
4
Stomach Problems
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Headaches
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Hypothyroidism
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Vomiting
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Dry Mouth
5
Palpitations
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Irritability
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Hair Loss
1
Tachycardia
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Heart Problems
1
Burning
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Heart Disease
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Heart Attack
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Metformin (International Nonproprietary Name, pronounced , originally sold as Glucophage) is an oral antidiabetic drug in the biguanide class. It is the first-line treatment drug of choice for the treatment of diabetes mellitus type 2, in particu...
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About Phentermine
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...
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results so far. When you have PCOS and metabolic syndrome...
" ...my PCOS, Metabolic Syndrome, and infertility with Metformin and Spironlactone ...am taking the phentermine and having good results so far. When you have PCOS and metabolic syndrome it is good... "

pre-diabetic and he takes Metformin and it has really helped...
" Is she taking any medication? My hubby is pre-diabetic and he takes Metformin and it has really helped him a lot. He also takes phentermine and that has helped him lose over 20 lbs so far but I... "

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get better i started mine 11 months ago an was so nauseous...
" ...to get use to metformin but it does get better i started mine 11 months ago an was so nauseous the first couple of ...after awhile my doctor prescribed phentermine to help with weight loss and i... "

metformin for insulin resistance I had horrible side effects...
" ...I just started Phentermine today. It is weirdest feeling. But I feel like it is going to work. After my doctor prescribed my metformin for insulin resistance I had horrible side effects, so he took... "

DIFFICULT WITH EVERYONE BUT THAT WAS THE WORST STOMACH PAIN...
" ...THE METAFORMIN AND IT WAS HORRIBLE!!! I KNOW THE EXPERIENCE MAY BE DIFFICULT WITH EVERYONE BUT THAT WAS THE WORST STOMACH PAIN I ...TO STOP TAKING THE PHENTERMINE BECAUS... "

Have you ever been on Metformin and tried Phentermine for...
" ...you ever been on Metformin and tried Phentermine for weight loss? Did it work? An... "

and it really makes a difference for me. However,...
" I have taken phentermine with metformin and it really makes a difference for me. However, you need to be monitored very closely ...pressure changes if you take phentermine. Also, it is very impor... "

So 17lbs in 2 months total. I have not had any side effects...
" ...was taking it with metformin. That month (actually this month, cause i just completed the whole month on both) I lost 12lbs. So 17lbs in 2 months total. I have not had any side effects and my dr sa... "

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lantus, and novalog, and also taking phentermine,...
" I take metformin, lantus, and novalog, and also taking phentermine, which i thought was ...loss, however the phentermine does help with lowering my sugars f... "

in the evening, havn't noticed any problems. It has helped...
" ...take Phentermine in the morning, ...coffee. I take metformin in the evening, havn't noticed any problems. It has helped curb my craving... "

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