Adipex is an appetite suppressant for weight loss and obesity management. Adipex belongs to the clan of drugs called appetite suppressants. It is a psychostimulant that suppresses hunger by increasing neurotransmitter levels in your brain, norepinephrine, serotonin, and dopamine levels decrease your feelings of hunger. It is indicated for short-term weight loss.
What are some side effects of Adipex?
Adipex may have some side effects, side effects are usually mild to moderate and will wash off once your body becomes used to the drug. Here are common side effects:
These side effects will wash off in a couple of days, and if in case, any side effects worsen or persist seek immediate medical attention. Seek immediate attention, if you have any side effects and
Severe side effects of Adipex
Unstable blood pressure levels
Allergic reaction on skin, throat, and lips.
Seek immediate medical attention, if you experience any side effects. Stop using the drug, if you have any of the following conditions.
Who should not take Adipex?
Adipex is a weight loss medication, and it is not safe to use if you have any preexisting health condition as it may worsen, at the same time, it can put you at health risk. It is necessary to share your medical history with your doctor as he may adjust the dose, and at the same time, you can achieve your weight loss goal. Do not take Adipex if you have any of the following conditions:
Have a history of drug abuse
Are allergic to sympathomimetic amine drugs
On Monoamine oxidase or have been on it past 14 days
having cardiovascular disease, glaucoma
If you are pregnant, breastfeeding, OR planning to become pregnant.
How should you take Adipex?
It is advisable to use Adipex as prescribed by your health practitioner. Follow the instructions and read the medication guide. The Adipex dose is as per the BMI and weight loss goal. Your doctor may adjust the dose, to reach the weight loss goal. It is usually prescribed before breakfast OR after one hour of breakfast. Do not take it late in the day, as it can result in insomnia and sleep difficulties. Do not crush, chew, or pound the tablet. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water.
It is not advisable for pregnant and lactating mothers.
In case of a missed dose, take the dose, as soon as possible and if it’s time for the next dose. Take the dose, as soon as possible.
If it is time for the next dose. Do not club the dose.
Adipex is FDA -an approved weight loss medication. And it is indicated for short-term use. It is an effective first line of treatment for individuals where weight loss goals through exercise and a calorie deficit diet.