Phentermine FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions About Phentermine

There is so much missinformation published on the internet surrounding this powerful diet drug. Questions such as is it legal, can I buy it over the counter, does it cause side effects are commonplace.

Here we will attempt to answer some of the frequently asked questions – if you have a question please email us and will may publish your query or concern.

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What Is Phentermine

A drug classed medication that was formulated to treat obesity. It is a conjugation of phenyl-tertiary-butylamine. It is similar in constitution to amphetamine. It is sued an appetite suppressant to help overweight patients with portion control and help regulate their calorie consumption.

Phentermine was first introduced in the mid 1950’s and gained FDA approval In 1959. Phentermine hydrochloride then became widely available in the early 1970s. It was previously sold as Fastin.

Is Phentermine Legal

Phentermine is classed as drug, it is legal but a controlled substance and is subject to the laws set out in individual countries or at state level.

Can I Buy Phentermine Over The Counter

The drug classed version cannot be purchased either over the counter or vai the internet without a valid doctor prescription. Resellers who sell the drug classed version could be in danger of breaking the law – and so could the end user who purchases and takes possession.

How Does It Work

The substance main mechanic of action affects the hypothalamus portion of the brain to provoke the adrenal glands to release norepinephrine a neurotransmitter or chemical transmitter that responds to a fight-or-flight response that in turn can help to reduce the want or need for food.

Phentermine also has a secondary effect by causing the secretion of epinephrine or adrenaline, causing fat cells in the body to break down stored fat. It main target is reduce hunger and increase satiety. It can also release serotonin and dopamine (natural hormones within body), but to a reduced extent than that of norepinephrine.

What Is The Difference Between Phentermine and Adipex etc

Phentermine is a chemical or drug based compound. There are several branded versions of the drug such as Adipex, Adipex-P, Ionamin etc, that available via prescription.

There are also several legitimate commercial versions that are available to buy without prescription and described as an alternative because they do not contain the actual drug class substance, instead they contain a hybrid ingredient – this is a very positive alternative as one of the biggest  concerns is that drug class Phentermine has been associated with side effects, whereas the commercial alternatives are much less likely. Commercial alternatives examples are; PhenQ, Phen375 and Fenphedrine.

Drug classed Phentermine is only suitable for use for 12 weeks at a time. Commercial alternatives can be taken for up to a year.

Does Phentermine Cause Side Effects

There are several health issues that can attributed to Phentermine use (another reason to avoid  buying with doctor prescription and administration).

Symptoms such as: chest pain, heart palpitations, increased blood pressure, restlessness, anxiety, dizziness, heart palpitations, tremors, sleep issues and shortness of breath.

The above symptoms are more typically associated with the drug class version. The commercial alternatives are typically less likely to cause health concerns.

Is Phentermine Suitable For Anyone

Most countries where it is provided, prescribe only for patients 16 and over.Pregnant or breastfeeding mother are advised to avoid

Not recommended for anyone who suffers from pre-existing medical conditions, such as heart disease, thyroid problems, glaucoma, has mental issues or a history of drug abuse.

If you are considering using the drug variant of Phentermine the course of action is to make an appointment with you doctor or healthcare practitioner.