Adipex-P (phentermine) is a prescription medicine similar to an amphetamine. Phentermine stimulates the central nervous system (nerves and brain), which increases your heart rate and blood pressure and decreases your appetite.
Adipex-P is an appetite suppressant that affects the central nervous system.
Adipex-P is used together with diet and exercise to treat obesity.
Do not use Adipex-P if you are pregnant or breast-feeding a baby.
You should not use Adipex-P if you have glaucoma, overactive thyroid, severe heart problems, uncontrolled high blood pressure, advanced coronary artery disease, extreme agitation, or a history of drug abuse.
Lab work is required prior to visit and before medication is prescribed. Lab work should include a CBC, Complete Metabolic Panel, TSH and FLP. Any of these labs performed within the past year will be acceptable.
CONTRAVE (naltrexone HCl/bupropion HCl) is an FDA-approved weight loss medicine that may help adults struggling with obesity (BMI of 30 or greater). CONTRAVE should be used along with diet and exercise.
SAXENDA (liraglutide injection) 3mg is an injectable prescription that may help some adults with excess weight (BMI 27 or greater) to lose weight and keep the weight off. 3mg is an injectable prescription medicine that may help some adults with excess we
Insurance coverage for medical weight loss requires a diagnosis of obesity including at least one weight-related medical condition such as Diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol.