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A 25-year-old male asked:

what is a safe weight loss medication to take with nardil lithium and seroquel ?

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Dr. Andries Nienaber
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Drug interaction: Many psychiatric drug may alter the way your heart muscle contracts and relaxes. We call it QT prolongation. Many weight loss drugs can do the same. Concurrent use of these drugs can therefore push your heart out of rhythm. Before taking any weight loss drugs consult with your GP or Psychologist to do a ECG and then decide on changes to your prescription.
Dr. Kalyani Perumal
Nephrology and Dialysis 29 years experience
Seek medical advice: There is no safe weight loss medicine. Pls talk to your doc before starting any medicine

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