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Brkylen

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Hi everyone,

Just wondering if anyone has experienced a difference when using Duromine vs generic phentermine?

I was prescribed 15mg by my doctor (generic phentermine) which has worked well but became less effective over time. I purchased some brand name 30mg Phentermine from a seller on here and after taking a pill today I found it less effective than the 15mg I've been taking. No dry mouth, still had an appetite even though this is the first time I've taken 30mg.

What could be the reason for this? Any tips appreciated!

Thanks,
Brooke
 
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Hi everyone,

Just wondering if anyone has experienced a difference when using Duromine vs generic phentermine?

I was prescribed 15mg by my doctor (generic phentermine) which has worked well but became less effective over time. I purchased some brand name 30mg Phentermine from a seller on here and after taking a pill today I found it less effective than the 15mg I've been taking. No dry mouth, still had an appetite even though this is the first time I've taken 30mg.

What could be the reason for this? Any tips appreciated!

Thanks,
Brooke
Hi Brooke,

We're all different, so what works for one person may not work for another person. o_O
However, in your case, I think that there may be two reasons why Duromine 30 mg is ineffective for you now.

Firstly, your body may need some time to get adjusted to the new dose.
Or, you might develop a tolerance to the medicine if you take it for an extended period or several times per year.
 
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Brkylen

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Hi Brooke,

We're all different, so what works for one person may not work for another person. o_O
However, in your case, I think that there may be two reasons why Duromine 30 mg is ineffective for you now.

Firstly, your body may need some time to get adjusted to the new dose.
Or, you might develop a tolerance to the medicine if you take it for an extended period or several times per year.
Thanks April,

I've only been on duromine for 3 weeks so it's not a tolerance. It's a difference between the two pills. The brand name I bought from a seller on here and the generic prescription if from the pharmacy. I notice a MARKED difference when I take 30mg of the generic prescription pills to when I take one of the brand name pills I received. The brand name pills seem far less effective, so I was just interested to see if anyone else had a similar experience..

Brooke
 
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Bethany

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Hi everyone,

Just wondering if anyone has experienced a difference when using Duromine vs generic phentermine?

I was prescribed 15mg by my doctor (generic phentermine) which has worked well but became less effective over time. I purchased some brand name 30mg Phentermine from a seller on here and after taking a pill today I found it less effective than the 15mg I've been taking. No dry mouth, still had an appetite even though this is the first time I've taken 30mg.

What could be the reason for this? Any tips appreciated!

Thanks,
Brooke
Hi Brooke,
I built up a tolerance in only a few weeks :( regardless of taking 30mg or 40mg it just didn’t seem to work anymore. I started taking it 5 days on and 2 days off. And at one point I had a whole week break too. It seems to help. I haven’t tried alternate day yet but have heard that works well too
 
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Brkylen

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Hi Brooke,
I built up a tolerance in only a few weeks :( regardless of taking 30mg or 40mg it just didn’t seem to work anymore. I started taking it 5 days on and 2 days off. And at one point I had a whole week break too. It seems to help. I haven’t tried alternate day yet but have heard that works well too
Hi Bethany!

Thanks for your reply. I've been having weekends off and taking during the week. It works really well for me! My point was that the generic vs name brand Duromine seemed to affect me differently, with the generic still working well and the Duromine brand being less effective.
 
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Hi Bethany!

Thanks for your reply. I've been having weekends off and taking during the week. It works really well for me! My point was that the generic vs name brand Duromine seemed to affect me differently, with the generic still working well and the Duromine brand being less effective.
Ah! I have noticed some differences between brands also. I first bought metermine from a user on the forum and it worked great to start with but lost its effectiveness over time. I still had all the side effects, heart racing, but starving! I recently managed to get some phentermine GH (generic) and I feel it’s working a lot better- the side effects are less extreme and it’s controlling my hunger a lot better. I did some googling and found that meter/duro are released in your body a different way than the generic phentermine GH. I’m now saving my remaining metermine for when I start doing alternate days or for after a long break.
Not sure if that was helpful at all but that has been my experience so far- however have only been on the generic brand for 1 week
 
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Ah! I have noticed some differences between brands also. I first bought metermine from a user on the forum and it worked great to start with but lost its effectiveness over time. I still had all the side effects, heart racing, but starving! I recently managed to get some phentermine GH (generic) and I feel it’s working a lot better- the side effects are less extreme and it’s controlling my hunger a lot better. I did some googling and found that meter/duro are released in your body a different way than the generic phentermine GH. I’m now saving my remaining metermine for when I start doing alternate days or for after a long break.
Not sure if that was helpful at all but that has been my experience so far- however have only been on the generic brand for 1 week
Thank you Bethany!! That is exactly what I was looking for!