hentermine (Adipex-P, Lomaira) is a prescription medicine used to lessen appetite. It can help weight loss by making you less hungry. Or it can help you feel full longer.
Like other weight-loss medicines, phentermine is meant to be only part of a weight-loss plan. For example, it can be be used with healthy eating, physical activity and behavior change. Phentermine is for people with obesity or overweight who haven’t been able to lose enough weight with diet and exercise alone to improve their health.
Common side effects of phentermine include:
- Faster heart rate
Phentermine is one of the most prescribed weight-loss medicines. B
However, you should tell the tell the Nurse Practitioner if you have heart disease, high blood pressure, an overactive thyroid gland or glaucoma. It also isn’t for people who are pregnant, may become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
If you are taking Suboxone, Phentermine will not be prescribed at About Face Medspa & Wellness.