Adipex Specialist

Adipex Q & A

What is Adipex-P?

Adipex-P, also known as phentermine, is an FDA-approved prescription medication that aids in weight loss. The medication works by suppressing your appetite, so you take in fewer calories.

If you find that hunger is your primary obstacle when it comes to sticking to your diet plan, the weight loss team at Physicians Weight Loss Clinic may suggest Adipex-P to help give you back control. Using tools like Adipex-P to jumpstart your weight loss may also help motivate you to stick to the plan once you’ve completed your prescription.

Am I a good candidate for Adipex-P?

If you’re a good candidate for Adipex-P after a thorough physical examination and review of your medical history. Adipex-P may not be appropriate for everyone.

You may be considered a good candidate for Adipex-P if:

  • Your body mass index (BMI) is 30 or more
  • Your BMI is 27 or more and you have health-related risk factors, such as diabetes
  • You don’t have a history of heart disease
  • You’re not pregnant or nursing

If you have additional health conditions and take other prescription medication, be sure to let your weight loss specialist know. Adjustments to these medications might take place when using Adipex-P.

How do I take Adipex-P?

Physicians Weight Loss Clinic can prescribe Adipex-P in various doses so you get the most out of your treatment with fewer side effects. Dosages available include 15mg, 30mg, and 37mg.

You should take the medication as prescribed by Dr. Elbanna, typically one tablet before breakfast.

Adipex-P is only meant to be used for a short period of time. Your weight loss specialist at Physicians Weight Loss Clinic determines the length of time you need to be on the medication.

Do I need to follow a special diet while taking Adipex-P?

Yes. It’s recommended you follow a healthy weight loss diet plan when taking Adipex-P. Physicians Weight Loss Clinic offers customized diet plans based on your personal preferences so you lose weight quickly and safely, without sacrificing the foods you enjoy.

If you’re struggling to lose weight, you’re not alone. Physicians Weight Loss Clinic provides a number of options to help you. Call today or book an appointment online to set up your consultation.