FAQ related to weight loss drug Adipex
Adipex contains active substance Phentermine, which effectively reduces appetite, speeds up metabolism and stimulates fat burn. Adipex can increase metabolic rate and burn fat even in low physical activity.
Adipex acts in the central nervous system (CNS) and changes the level of serotonin, noradrenaline and dopamine in the brain. Changes in the level of these CNS neurotransmitters provide appetite suppression.
In order to increase the efficiency of anti-obesity therapy, Adipex (Phentermine) pills have to be taken at the same time every day. Some drugs can affect the concentration of the active ingredient Phentermine in the blood. Therefore, during combination drug therapy of obesity and other diseases, the effectiveness of Adipex may decrease.
The FDA approved Adipex drug for a short-term use of no more than three months. Adipex slimming tablets, used for more than 3 months, can increase the risk of severe side effects.
Adipex pills may cause the CNS side effects, cardiovascular side effects and gastrointestinal side effects. In addition, Adipex may cause a negative reaction on male and female sexual function.
The most common CNS side effects are headache, insomnia, dizziness, euphoria, anxiety and mood swings.
Unlike other weight loss drugs (for instance Orlistat), Adipex does not cause severe side effects from the GIT. When using Adipex slimming tablets, dry mouth, abdominal pain, frequent or difficult defecation may occur.
In regular use of Adipex and alcohol, patient may develop drug dependence and severe depression.