Adipex is a drug for the treatment of obesity of various forms. The active ingredient is phentermine, a psychostimulant and a sympathomimetic (a drug that acts like an irritant to the sympathetic nerves) that suppresses appetite.

Phentermine, unlike amphetamine, does not cause a strong feeling of euphoria, and it because of that it is approved in some countries as a drug for the treatment of obesity. Today you can order adipex in our pharmacy.

How does Adipex work?

Adipex is equally active in terms of weight loss both with continuous daily use and with short courses. At the same time, weight loss ranges from 5 to 15% of the initial in 60% of patients. Patients who’s taking adipex in combination with a hypocaloric diet achieve more significant weight loss compared to patients who are only on a hypocaloric diet. Weight loss with phentermine-based drugs is usually more than 0.5 kg per week compared to placebo.

The main mechanism of action of phentermine in the treatment of obesity is to reduce the perception of hunger, which is a cognitive process mediated primarily by several nuclei of the hypothalamus. Outside the brain, phentermine releases norepinephrine and adrenaline, causing fat cells to break down stored fat.

How to use Adipex?

Adipex is used for a short period of time for weight loss when exercise and calorie reduction are insufficient, and in addition to exercise and calorie reduction.

Adipex is available in the form of tablets for oral administration; the usual daily dosage is 15 to 30 mg.  Before ordering adipex in our pharmacy, you should consult with your doctor to clarify the need for the drug and the treatment regimen.

What contraindications Adipex has?

The use of adipex and drugs based on phentermine is contraindicated in people with a history of drug addiction, as well as in patients with allergies to sympathomimetic amine drugs and the ones who are taking monoamine oxidase inhibitors. Phentermine-based drugs are also contraindicated for people with cardiovascular disease and hyperthyroidism.

Among the side effects from taking Adipex are often noted heart palpitations, tachycardia, and high blood pressure. Rare cases of stroke, angina, and cardiac arrest have also been reported. One of the common problems when taking Adipex is tolerance and possible drug dependence, which is why taking drugs based on phentermine should be limited to a few weeks. A complete list of contraindications and possible side effects can be found in the official instructions attached to the Adipex drug when ordering from our pharmacy.

Adipex is an effective anti-obesity agent. However, it has a number of serious contraindications and side effects, which should be taken into account when taking the medicine.