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What is fasting?

Fasting requires that you abstain from food for one to five days. Water, tea, and broth are sometimes involved in fasting but only sparingly. Fasting can take place for religious reasons, for medical reasons, or for reasons of weight loss. It is often used as a tool to get rid of toxins in the body.

Fastin (phentermine hydrochloride) is a prescription-only appetite suppressant pill used for a few weeks as part of medically supervised weight loss plans. It works by “telling” your brain that your appetite has been sated. Fastin is the brand name for a phentermine hydrochloride pill from GlaxoSmithKline that has been discontinued in the United States. Other prescription-only forms of phentermine hydrochloride are currently available as generics or as Adipex-P. If you are attempting to lose weight, your doctor can no longer prescribe Fastin, but will be able to tell you if another form of phentermine hydrochloride is right for you.

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