Can I take phentermine 4 weeks after TT and lipo?

I was taking them 3 weeks before surgery, I still have a few left. When can I start taking them again?

Doctor Answers 4

Can I take phentermine 4 weeks after TT and lipo

Thank you for your question.  I would wait at least 8-12 weeks before starting a weight loss supplement.   Ask your surgeon for his recommendations when to restart.  

Dallas Plastic Surgeon
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Wait for 3 months

I would wait until everything is healed before you start altering your body chemistry with a medication such as phenetermine.  Before 3 months, it is not in your best interest.

Gary Lawton, MD, FACS
San Antonio Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 136 reviews

Resuming medications

Its best to ask your plastic surgeon about his/her recommendations.  I generally would tell you to wait a few weeks before resuming those meds.  Best wishes.

C. Bob Basu, MD, FACS
Houston Plastic Surgeon
4.7 out of 5 stars 212 reviews

Phentermine after tummy tuck

 In our practice, patients can return to any preoperative medications after 3-4 weeks, but each surgeon has their own routine so it is best to ask him/her directly. Best wishes.
Below is a fully healed tummy tuck.

Francisco Canales, MD
Santa Rosa Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 35 reviews

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