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Efficacy of phentromene in adults with ADD - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Is phentromene an effective drug to treat ADD in adults
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is the ADD diagnosed?
User :   Yes as a child but I currently do not take any meds for the diagnosis. I recently took phentromene for weight loss. I took the drug for 1 month and I had increased energy, I was able to drink less caffine and I felt better overall.
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Phentromene is a diet pill
User :   yes
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that is prescribe for weight loss
User :   yes but from what i have been reading it is sometimes used as a treatment but I had never heard of this before until I started reading this on the web.
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were you taking any other medications for ADD while on phentromene?
User :   no
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User :   the last time i took any meds for ADD I was 10
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phentromene is mainly used for weight loss.
Doctor :   its treatment in ADD is not proven

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and is controvertial
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