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A 60-year-old female asked:

Is there a pill that will help you lose weight and give you energy and burn fat?. every week on doctor oz, there seems to be a new miracle pills.

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 50 years experience
Only one approved!: Phentermine is a moderate stimulant and also an anorexant. This currently the only drug approved. New new delayed-release topomax/Phentermine drug does not do this and contains a much lower dose of phenetermine!
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 40 years experience
Avoid miracle pills: Use tried & true techniques for weight loss: healthful diet (lean protein, good fats, low gycemic carbs, fruits & veggies, whole grains, low-fat dairy. Avoid sugary foods & drinks; avoid chemical sweeteners (equal, etc; stevia ok). Avoid fast foods. Exercise 30 min a day. Control size of portions. Choose diet u can follow for life.
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Last updated Jun 30, 2014


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