Who can take phentermine?

Phentermine is a prescription weight loss medication for patients with a BMI ≥30, or a BMI ≥27 in the presence of other weight-related conditions (like type 2 diabetes or high cholesterol). 

It is NOT recommended for people with current or past heart problems, uncontrolled high blood pressure, addiction, agitation, hyperthyroidism, glaucoma or MAOI use. Given that this a prescription medication, you can only buy phentermine after a doctor has examined you and decided that this medication is a safe and appropriate choice for you.

Click here to read more about what your doctor needs to know, who should NOT take phentermine and other phentermine precautions.