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the effects of diet pills on anesthesia

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
DIET PILLS: Your md will stop other rx about 3 days before surgery unless vital rx like hpn drugs.
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me help you: One week before the surgery, some other surgeon like you to stop 2 weeks fear of any complications.
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Dr. Richard Pollard
30 years experience Anesthesiology
4 days: The drug should be gone from your body in between three to four days. Make sure you tell your anesthesiologist that you have taken this medication bef ... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ann Agnew
Dr. Ann Agnew answered
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Wait a little longer: OIt depends on the diet pills but usually the symptoms should get better within 1-2 weeks of being off the pills. There have been some reports of hea ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Diet pills are not : The solution. They can cause serious side effects. Calories burned must exceed calories consumed to lose weight. Healthy nutrition with limits on ca ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Well....: since the chemicals in them are very similar to ritalin (methylphenidate) and other ADHD medications.... not generally all that bad. BUT needs to be c ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Real: This is a very pricey mix of things; psyllium will bulk your stools and senna is a laxative. Claims for acai haven't stood up to examination and i dou ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Diet pills +alcohol: Absolutely yes. Careful as this is a dangerous mix.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
There is absolutely: NO scientific information that hoodia helps lose weight, except in your wallet. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
35 years experience Wound care
Diet pills: There are a constant stream of medications that come to market, both via prescription and over the counter that are promoted to be the biggest, latest ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
Sure. But wise? No!: Look it up, e.g. Search google "isotretinoin 40mg nih". Next, do safe & effective diet pills exist? No! by law, dshea 1994, see fda.Gov, for dietary s ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Mitchell
23 years experience Bariatrics
How old are you?: Is your bmi 30 or above and if you've been unsuccessful with diet and exercise alone, it would be reasonable to add appetite suppressants to a physici ... Read More
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