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I have a prescription phentermine pills, and I had a 12

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Hi I have a prescription phentermine pills , and I had a 12 weeks abortion 3 days ago ... Can I start taking again the phentermine ?
an also taking levothyroxin
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr. Muneeb Ali replied 5 months ago.


Thank you for this question. While it is technically safe to use phentermine after abortions and there is no known drug interaction between it and levothyroxine. I would recommend that you wait atleast a week or two before you start to use it so you start to get your strength back. But technically speaking you can certainly start to use phentermine if your doctor has signed off on its use. Phentermine should ONLY be used under the supervision of your own doctor and not on your own, so if he prescribed you these drugs and has approved your use of them, then you can but it is better to wait atleast a week before you start them. You need to have your appetite intact to overcome the trauma caused by the abortion.

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