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Weight Loss Doctor Phentermine
Phentermine is a prescription weight loss medication. Phentermine is thought to decrease your appetite by increasing neurotransmitter levels in your brain. Taking phentermine helps suppress your appetite, thereby limiting the amount of calories you eat. Over time, appetite suppressant medications like Phentermine can lead to weight loss. Lifestyle and behavior modifications are the cornerstones of long-term successful weight loss and weight maintenance. All patients who are taking appetite suppressants Phentermine are monitored closely.
Will the doctor prescribe Phentermine to me for weight loss?
Your first visit begins with a thorough physician consultation. This includes reviewing your medical history, prescription medications, weight loss history, evaluation of your general health, diet and lifestyle, blood pressure, vitals, BMI, and body fat composition. With this vital information Dr. Fortino will develop a personalized weight loss plan along with thorough explanation of our program. If you have recent blood work results, please bring a copy with you to your appointment.
At each follow up patient visit you will have your weight, blood pressure, food diary reviewed. If prescribed, your Phentermine or other appetite controlling medications may be adjusted. Dr. Fortino will also discuss any medical or non-medical challenges that you have encountered.
Phentermine (Adipex) is an amphetamine-like prescription medication used to suppress appetite. The purpose of an appetite suppressant medication is to reduce your hunger drive, giving you a sense of feeling full. The reduction in hunger can help you to resist physiological and psychological pressures to eat.
Phentermine and other prescription appetite suppressant medications are intended to be used as part of an overall weight-loss plan. Phentermine medication is indicated for people who are over-eating, overweight and or obese, and who have failed to lose weight with diet and exercise alone.
Please notify the Phentermine Doctors of medications that you are currently taking, both prescribed by your family doctor and purchased over the counter.
Consult with your doctor if you think you are pregnant or before breast-feeding. Avoid stimulant drugs that may cause an increase in heart rate such as decongestants or caffeine.