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Medication Identification:

Hydrochlorothiazide 25mg
Potassium 10mEq
Chromium Picolinate 200mcg

Medication Instructions:

All four medications for the diet program are taken once daily and are best taken together. They are all taken together daily, twelve hours BEFORE bedtime. For example, if you go to bed at 10OM, then you would take all of your medications at 10AM. If you go to bed at 11PM, then you would take all of your medications at 11AM and so on.

You are to take all of your medications twelve hours BEFORE bedtime because the medication only lasts for twelve hours. You do not want to take the medication too early because it can wear off too early. You also do not want to take it too late because it can make it difficult to fall asleep. Twelve hours before bed has been show to be the best time to take the medication.

Common Side Effects:

Common Side effects of phentermine 37.5mg (appetite suppressant) include dry mouth and constipation. These are normal side effects and can be relieved with an increase in water intake. You can cut the phentermine tablet in half and only take a half of the tablet daily. This will lesson the dry mouth, constipation, jitteriness, increase in heart rate, and feelings of anxiety that some people experience. These symptoms be worsened with the use of other stimulants such as coffee, nicotine, energy drinks, and pre workout supplements that increase energy. Please avoid using these products when taking the phentermine tablet. If these symptoms  continue and do not get better please call our office.

Common Side effects of hydrochlorothiazide 25mg (water pills) are ones of LOW potassium include: headache, dizziness, fatigue, and mule cramps of muscle aches.
To ensure that you do not experience these symptoms, make sure that you 
ALWAYS take your potassium 10mEq. You may also start eating a banana daily since these are very high in potassium. If you experience these symptoms even with taking the potassium and adding a banana to your diet please call our office.
If you feel you are experiencing any side effects of any questions related to the weight loss program, please do not hesitate to call our office.


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