SIDE EFFECTS: Dizziness, dry mouth, difficulty sleeping, irritability, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or constipation may occur. If these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
Can phentermine make you crabby?
This medicine may cause some people to be agitated, irritable, or display other abnormal behaviors. It may also cause some people to have suicidal thoughts and tendencies or to become more depressed. If you or your caregiver notice any of these side effects, tell your doctor right away.
What is Phen rage?
The official Phentermine website indicates that 32% of phentermine users report experiencing rapid heartbeat as one side effect of taking phentermine, while another 22% reported “phen-rage” (extreme anger), and another 3% experienced psychosis.
What are the most common side effects of phentermine?
Common side effects of phentermine include:
- Increased heart rate.
- Tingling or prickling feeling in hands or feet.
- Dry mouth.
Can phentermine make you crazy?
Although exact mechanism of phentermine causing psychosis is still not clear, numerous reports already showed that phentermine can induce psychosis. Psychotic symptoms are generally resolved once the medications are stopped.
Does phentermine mess with your emotions?
Association with Affective Disorders
26) Additionally, the prescription information for Adipex-P® (Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Sellersville, PA, USA) also includes euphoria and dysphoria as possible adverse effects. 27) Consequently, phentermine may affect mood.
How can I prevent insomnia while taking phentermine?
Tips. Administer before breakfast or one-to-two hours after breakfast. Avoid late evening administration as this may cause insomnia. Some people may benefit from a twice-daily dosage regimen.
Is phentermine a speed?
There is a potential for misuse with phentermine, which is why it is a scheduled drug. It works in a similar way to amphetamines (like methamphetamine or “speed”) and cocaine, which are drugs that people use illegally and recreationally.
Can phentermine cause personality changes?
Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: fast/irregular/pounding heartbeat, mental/mood changes (e.g., agitation, uncontrolled anger, hallucinations, nervousness), uncontrolled muscle movements, change in sexual ability/interest.
Does phentermine affect your brain?
Summary: Users of widely prescribed diet pills may suffer irreversible loss of brain serotonin nerve terminals, possibly resulting in symptoms of anxiety, depression, cognitive and sleep problems, suggests the first author of a newly published report on fenfluramine side effects.
Can you take phentermine every other day and still lose weight?
We suggest for those women trying to lose 25 lbs or less, you start weaning off the phentermine after the second month. Take the pill every other day for two weeks, then every third day, until you are down to 1 pill a week (usually Sunday) then stop completely.
What should you not take with phentermine?
Do not use phentermine if you have used an MAO inhibitor in the past 14 days. A dangerous drug interaction could occur. MAO inhibitors include isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue injection, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, tranylcypromine, and others.
Why is Phentermine making me tired?
Fatigue or tiredness can come as a result of sleepless nights or following a period of over-stimulation, however, adverse effects of phentermine also include drowsiness, fatigue, and reduced energy levels.
Can phentermine worsen anxiety?
For people with agitation: This drug may cause restlessness and anxiety and may make your agitation worse. You shouldn’t take phentermine if you’re agitated.
Does Phentermine lose effectiveness?
Phentermine is used temporarily in people who are overweight or obese and are actively trying to lose weight through diet and exercise. It’s temporary because its effectiveness decreases after three to six weeks.
What to expect when you stop taking phentermine?
Common withdrawal symptoms from Adipex include:
- Lack of energy.
- High blood pressure.
- Stomach pain.
- Menstrual irregularities.