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Is there any side effects of adipex ?

I started taking adipex about 3 weeks ago and now my chest is starting to hurt and worsens when I take a deep breath . I am 37 y/o female and consider myself to be healthy. I am 5 3 and weigh 129 lbs.
Asked On : Wed, 27 Jul 2011
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
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The active ingrediet of this drug is Phentermine. It is known to cause many side effects, the most dangerous of all being pulmonary artery hypertension and high chance of pulmonary embolism which can cause chest pain, shortness of breath and sudden death. You must understand many women have died because of pulmonary embolism of taking this drug. You should go to the ER immediately if you have these symptoms as it can be dangerous for your health if you delay.
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General Surgeon Dr. Swapnendu Sekhar Ghosh's  Response
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it is not clear why you started on adipex
the complain now you are having is the out come of the adipex side effects stop the medicine
take regular exercises and healthy balanced diet to keep your weight under control
fasting will aggravate your condition
take regular meals
inon spicy foods will help you you are having gastritis ,oesopahagitis and need medical management
consult physician
take mucaine gel 4 to 5 times before and after meals
peptard d 1 cap daily
get examined and follow advice
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