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Adipex

Does anyone here have an experience or information about the weight loss drug Adipex?  Does it have habit forming qualities, etc?

I have a friend who recommended it, but I don't want to go to the doctor until I know that it is safe to take for people with a history of addiction.  My doctor knows about my addiction, but they are also the ones who gave me the Ambien saying it was safe.

Any help would be appreciated.
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Nevermind!

just found a website that said you could become physically dependent on it.  That's all I need to hear.  
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yes..it is an amphetamine and psychologically habit forming like cocaine...so is phentermine ..as i had looked at taking it for 10 lbs i can not lose
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i took it about 10 years ago and let me tell ya, that sh *t made me feel CRAZY! made my skin feel like it was crawling and my mind was wacked out. had to take xanax to calm down. NEVER AGAIN will i take a diet pill.
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get on a diet, and some form of exercise. This is one of my expertise. Im a bodybuilder and i also train high lelvel clients, bodybuilders, fighters, althletes. If you want any help at all just drop me a note and i can give you some ideas how to eat right and sensible and avoid drugs for it.
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Definitely avoid diet pills all together. The only way to permanant weight loss is a lifestyle change.

I lost my last 15lbs after my 2nd child was born, by just cutting all my portions in 1/2. I now eat whatever (and I mean WHATEVER) I want....just small amounts, and OFTEN. It puts your metabolism in high gear, all day long.  I'm back to a size 0 and haven't had an issue with weight in forever.......Eating small meals, often...that is the "secret".
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small meals keep blood sugar stable and appetite in check all day. I always make peopel eat anywhere from 5-10 meals a day all broken into right portions and foods for each individual. Thats excellent advice
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Thank you guys.  I changed my mind about it as soon as I saw it was habit forming.
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my doctor has prescribed Adipex for me in the past to lose weight.  It worked great, I lost 50 pounds but I broke the pills in half or quarters because a full pill just made me too nervous.  If you are a nervous type person, it might drive you crazy.  It is good for reducing your appetite and gives you motivation so if you get them, I would suggest just taking half a pill to see how you react.  My doctor said he is only allowed to give 4 scripts a year so breaking them in half makes them last longer.  I never found them addicting except they do give you energy so when you quit, you do miss that. Just my experience with them
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Of course for a person with addiction issues it probaby would not be a good idea for her to take it seen as she does not want to go from one addiction to another.
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