Adipex and diabetic?

Stephanie K asked:


If you are diabetic and have high blood pressure what would happen if you take the diet pill called Adipex??

Is it safe?

2 Responses to “Adipex and diabetic?”

  1. Cinderella says:

    You really need to consult your physican. I do not believe that it is safe at all. Adipex (Phentermine) can raise BP.

  2. slichick says:

    Who should not take Adipex?
    • You cannot take Adipex if you
    · have heart disease or high blood pressure;
    · have arteriosclerosis (hardening of the arteries);
    · have glaucoma;
    · have taken a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) such as isocarboxazid (Marplan), tranylcypromine (Parnate), or phenelzine (Nardil) in the last 14 days; or
    · have a history of drug or alcohol abuse.
    • Before taking this medication, tell your doctor if you have
    · problems with your thyroid,
    · an anxiety disorder,
    · epilepsy or another seizure disorder, or
    · diabetes.