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prescription weight loss pills for women over 40

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
43 years experience Endocrinology
Not a good idea: It is harder for diabetics taking Insulin to lose weight. But current weight loss drugs are not very good; lots of side effects. If you are doing wh ... Read More
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Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Nor Really: I as a rule do not prescribe weight loss pils as my experience over the years has been rather disappointing & these have lot of side effects&a ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Not all physicians: Prescribe them. You would need to see a physician who prescribes them. The doctor would need to see if you have a medical indication for the medicatio ... Read More
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
No Diet Pills: I would worry that any physician who would prescribe 'diet' pills for you did not have your health or your best interests at heart. There are no known ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Can ask one's GP: Many diet pills just decrease one's appetite a bit (pills are often related to stimulants). A person's desire to eat can be much stronger that a diet ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
HCG injection: With a 500 calorie diet is what I do offer in my office to my patienst, i did the diet myself , 1 yr ago and lost 24lbs in 28 days and have kept the w ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Foreman
28 years experience Bariatrics
None: The best way to lose weight is eating a healthy, low-glycemic index (lean protein sources and colorful/green vegetables, avoiding starches and beverag ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
39 years experience General Surgery
Given : Given you age and bmi, i suggest that you can better manage your weight through careful diet and activity. Currently, there are only limited options ... Read More
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Dr. Joy Jackson
19 years experience Family Medicine
Your : Your primary care provider will decide if you are a candidate for a weight loss pill. The one I am familiar with, and have prescribed in the past is o ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Can't rely on a pill: Over-the-counter diet pills decrease one's appetite a bit (they are related to stimulants). A person's desire to eat can be much stronger that a diet ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Wt loss pills: As of 3/24/12, there are only two drugs approved by the fda for weight loss. They are not the best. There are pros and cons with them: Phentermine a ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
48 years experience Family Medicine
No quick fix here...: Sorry to let you down, but your best bet is a diet high in vegetables, fruit, whole grains, and low fat sources of protein. Exercise is critical to ma ... Read More

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