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what dite pills can i take to lose weight?

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Dr. Paul Hartlaub
33 years experience Preventive Medicine
I would avoid them: Other than alli, which most patient don't like because of side effects (greasy stool), these agents are generally not approved for long term use because of unknown safety. And in my experience, everyone who takes them and then stops gains the weight right back. They are just not a good solution in the long run. I would make common sense changes in diet and exercise to safely lose weight.
Answered on Oct 27, 2012
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