I'm having breast reduction surgery in six days I made a mistake and took my adipex pill

will I be OK for surgery I have been off for a week in a half.

Doctor Answers 1

Phentermine (Phen or Adipex) and Surgery

{{ voteCount >= 0 ? '+' + (voteCount + 1) : (voteCount + 1) }}
There have been numerous reports of deaths during surgery due to rapid heart rate and spikes in blood pressure in people taking Phentermine (Phen or Adipex). Most anesthesiologist ld would want you off this drug anywhere from 6-10 days. 

I urge to contact your surgeon immediately and not withhold this information. Doing so may cost you your life. 

Peter Aldea MD
Memphis, TN

Memphis Plastic Surgeon

These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.