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Pentermine & Topamax



Phentermine and Topiramate combination is used together to help you lose weight.


GOAL
Weight Management


PRODUCTS
Phentermine


DOWNTIME
None


COST
$299 initial and $75/month



Awadhesh Gupta, MD, Board Certified

PRFM midtown NYC

Dr. Gupta is a Board-Certified Internal Medicine Physician, licensed in New York, experienced in Internal Medicine office and hospital work, and with over ten years of experience in cosmetic procedures and weight loss medicine. His professional aesthetics skills include the performance of Botox, Fillers, and PRFM injections, Vampire Face Lifts, Breast Lifts, and the use of different cosmetic lasers.



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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

CAN I LOSE WEIGHT WITH PRESCRIPTION DRUGS?
Clinical studies have shown that people who take Topamax for weight loss lose about 11 pounds in comparison to placebo groups. At the same time, similar studies have shown that nearly 6 out of 10 people who took Plenity lost at least 5% of their body weight. Their average weight loss was 10% (about 22 pounds). The weight loss effect of these medications increase with both duration of treatment and dosage, when taken for at least four months.
ARE THERE ANY SIDE EFFECTS TO PHENTERMINE?
Although Phentermine is an off-label to help someone lose weight, it’s important to note that the drug can cause serious side effects, including chest pain, stomach pain, dizziness and seizures. Therefore you should never take it as a substitute for creating a balanced weight loss plan. It is crucial to consult with a doctor and assess if it is the right treatment choice for you.
AM I A GOOD CANDIDATE FOR PHENTERMINE-TOPIRAMATE?
As with any other prescription weight-loss medication, Phentermine / Topamax was designed to be used as part of a broader weight-loss plan. It is recommeded for those who are obese, and who have failed to lose enough weight with diet and exercise alone. It is not indicated for those who just want to lose a few pounds.
HOW FAST DOES PHENTERMINE WORK FOR WEIGHT LOSS?
As it goes with most weight loss medications, it can take some time to see more full effects from taking Phentermine. And the results pace it really comes down to each patient's metabolism and individual response to medication. Some patients won’t notice a difference until they've taken the drug for at least four months, while others start to lose weight in their first month of taking it. Despite that, weight loss results from topiramate are proven to increase over time for all patients.
IS ADIPEX THE SAME AS PHENTERMINE?
Phentermine is a generic name, while Adipex is a brand name. Adipex has a set dosage of its active ingredient phentermine HCl. Both the generic and the brand versions are safe and effective, but generics tend to cost less than brand-name drugs.
HOW CAN I GET PRESCRIPTIONS FOR PHENTERMINE/TOPAMAX IN MIDTOWN NYC?
At StudioMD Medical Aesthetics & Wellness Centers we know that choosing any weight loss treatment can be a daunting process, which is why we go that extra mile to ensure our patients are cared for every step of the way. please come in for a complimentary consultation at our Midtown location to assess your unique needs and set up a treatment plan that works for you and your weight loss journey.
IS PHENTERMINE FOR WEIGHT LOSS FDA APPROVED?
Phentermine is approved by the US FDA as an anti-obesity drug only for short term, up to 12 weeks. On the other hand, the FDA has also approved the brand-named combination medication, Phentermine/Topiramate-CR (Qsymia), in 2012. And Qsymia is approved for long-term use up to a year or more.
WHO WILL EVALUATE ME AND PRESCRIBE THE PHENTERMINE FOR WEIGHT LOSS?
Dr. Ahwadesh Gupta is a Board-Certified Internal Medicine Physician, licensed in New York, experienced in Internal Medicine office and hospital work, and with over ten years of experience in cosmetic procedures and weight loss medicine. His professional aesthetics skills include the performance of Botox, Fillers, and PRFM injections, Vampire Face Lifts, Breast Lifts, and the use of different cosmetic lasers. At StudioMD Midtown, Dr Gupta will see you for your Phentermine prescription, as well as investigate, with a holistic take, what other treatments and medicamentos available best serve your wellness goals.