A 30-year-old member asked:
Do any appetite suppressants really work or are they a waste of money?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Addiction Medicine 35 years experience
Absolutely work: Meds must be used in combo and result in >10% wt loss in majority of patients who i prescribe them in. But, wt often returns when meds are stopped. Like BP meds, they may be needed indefinately.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
How do appetite suppressants really work?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Specializes in Family Medicine
They don't: Most products promoted as appetite suppressants are not effective. One drug is approved by the fda as an appetite suppressant. It is phentermine, and its mechanism of action is unknown.
6.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 10, 2014
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