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Dr. Stuart Wasser
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Appetite Suppressant (Overview)

Appetite suppressants are a kind of stimulant (psychiatric drug).


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I need to know what's an appetite suppressant that I can take at night without getting insomnia from it?

I need to know what's an appetite suppressant that I can take at night without getting insomnia from it?

Auricular acupunctur: I am not providing a direct answer to your question — am offering a different solution. Consider weekly ear (auricular) acupuncture combined with decreased carbs, mindful eating and exercise. It provides superior appetite supression. It doesn't cause insomnia. ...Read more

Dr. Stuart Wasser
96 doctors shared insights

Appetite Suppressant (Overview)

Appetite suppressants are a kind of stimulant (psychiatric drug).


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What is the best natural appetite suppressant?

What is the best natural appetite suppressant?

DRINK WATER: Drinking water before you eat has been shown to suppress appetite. Also, whenever you feel like snacking try hydrating with a low calorie beverage because 'mild hunger pains' may actually be a signal that you need to drink fluids. ...Read more

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Is it true that the use of appetite suppressants is beneficial to lose a small amount of weight?

Absolutely: To get an optimal effect at least two complementary agents need to be combined. ...Read more

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Can anyone suggest an effective appetite suppressant?

Can anyone suggest an effective appetite suppressant?

Appetite suppressant: Phentermine (brand name adipex-p) is the safest 1st ever fda approved appetite suppressant which has been approved for safe use since the 1950s. However, it is no magic bullet! This is only an aid that will improve a comprehensive weight loss program built on a foundation of making permanent lifestyle changes. Nobody will diet forever, thus increasing your exercise level is most important! ...Read more

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Expert opinions? Which diet pills (appetite suppressants) work the best?

Expert opinions? Which diet pills (appetite suppressants) work the best?

All have dangers: Appetite suppressants are chemicals that cause complex changes in your body's functions. Ultimately they are not good for you. The better way to reach a healthy weight is to maximize nutrition (real food), sleep well, and get moderate exercise. That approach will take longer but you'll be healthier and have results that will last a lifetime. The paleo approach is one of the better ways to go. ...Read more

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How can I get an appetite suppressant with a kick like the one Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) gives you, without a prescription for adhd?

How can I get an appetite suppressant with a kick like the one Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) gives you, without a prescription for adhd?

A "kick" ?: Medications like Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) are not available without prescriptions. There are medically supervised weight loss plans though -- these may include medications to help suppress appetite. You could consider enrolling in one and being seen there. ...Read more

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Is there a safe appetite suppressant / diet pill I can take while on medication for a slow thyroid?

Is there a safe appetite suppressant / diet pill I can take while on medication for a slow thyroid?

No: No medication is 100%safe — unfortunately there is no magic bullet for weight loss. You should discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can sibutramine (appetite suppressant) and xenical (weight loss pill) safely be taken at the same time?

Can sibutramine (appetite suppressant) and xenical (weight loss pill) safely be taken at the same time?

No interactions: There are no significant interactions reported when combining Meridia and xenical. However, each medication brings its own side effect profile along for the ride and there is not much evidence that the combining the two adds much in the way of efficacy. ...Read more

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Hypoglycemia being the most intelligent answer to my issues, I see how ritalin (methylphenidate) acting as an appetite suppressant can be more dangerous for me, correct?

Hypoglycemia being the most intelligent answer to my issues, I see how ritalin (methylphenidate) acting as an appetite suppressant can be more dangerous for me, correct?

Many issues: Going on here. Using Ritalin (methylphenidate) as an appetite suppressant can get you into big trouble with addiction rebound fatigue, ; hypoglycemia. It also causes insomnia. Get mthfr 677 ; 1298 genotype testing. Treatment can help you with your weight loss goals, make your anti-depressant work better, decrease anxiety and help sleep. Also, gives energy during the day that is natural instead of not real. ...Read more

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Does ritalin (methylphenidate) take a while to have an appetite suppressant effect?

Does ritalin (methylphenidate) take a while to have an appetite suppressant effect?

No: This is generally an immediate side effect than can be minimized by taking it after a good breakfast and fitting it to match your needs. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take an appetite suppressant while on anti-depressants? I am on lamictin and cymbalta (duloxetine)

Ask U pharmacit: Over the counter medication can interact with patient's regular med. U need to ask u pharmacist. ...Read more

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What is a strong appetite suppressant?

There are drugs: Such as amphetamine family or there are non-drug.
In the non-drug issue there is avoiding the triggers of overeating, there is substituting different things for the triggers that are not food and there is putting the appetite into a larger context such as writing your own diet book
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0692496157/
is a way to write your own diet book. ...Read more

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What is the best appetite suppressant?

Depends: Depends on the patient. The most widely used is pent ermine, which has been used safely for over 50 years. It's now being used in combination w other modern medicines. Remember there's no magic pill. ...Read more

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Is there a healthy appetite suppressant?

Is there a healthy appetite suppressant?

See below : If they lead to weight loss, all appetite suppressants will likely leave you healthier after you use them. ...Read more

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What is the best natural appetite suppressant?

DRINK WATER: Drinking water before you eat has been shown to suppress appetite. Also, whenever you feel like snacking try hydrating with a low calorie beverage because 'mild hunger pains' may actually be a signal that you need to drink fluids. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me a good OTC appetite suppressant?

Can anyone tell me a good OTC appetite suppressant?

Look at...: Look at A picture of your mother-in-law in a bikini. All seriousness aside, appetite suppressants work temporarily, if at all. Eat fewer carbs, exercise more. That's what works. ...Read more

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What is the best legal appetite suppressant in cali?

California?: Assuming we are not talking about a land from an indiana jones movie, then you want to use a combo of meds. Topiramate and Phentermine leads to >10% weight loss at one year in a majority of persons begun on it. ...Read more

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Can anyone suggest an effective appetite suppressant?

Appetite suppressant: Phentermine (brand name adipex-p) is the safest 1st ever fda approved appetite suppressant which has been approved for safe use since the 1950s. However, it is no magic bullet! This is only an aid that will improve a comprehensive weight loss program built on a foundation of making permanent lifestyle changes. Nobody will diet forever, thus increasing your exercise level is most important! ...Read more

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Appetite suppressant or is exercise a better solution?

Appetite suppressant or is exercise a better solution?

Neither.: Appetite suppressants are a temporary and dangerous weight loss cop-out. Exercise is part of a good plan for weight loss, but it won't work by itself. You need a good, healthy low-carb diet, plus a good, sensible exercise program. Fewer calories in... More calories out... It's really not rocket science! ...Read more

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Please tell me what appetite suppressant drops are best?

Appetite drops: Most are worthless. So work on better ways to lose weight. Like eat less, exercise more. Simple in concept, difficult in execution. Would get myfitnesspal app and track calories to see where they are coming from and how much you burn with exercise. ...Read more

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Can i possibly get prescribed an appetite suppressant, how can I know?

See below: Contact your physician if you need an appetite suppressant. First, you must find out why you would need one. And if there are other things that is causing your weight gain. Appetite suppressant are not a panacea. They do have side effects. Learning to eat correctly for yourself makes all the difference. I hope this helps ...Read more

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Is glutamine an appetite suppressant?

See below: Glutamine is the most abundant free amino acid in the body. Amino acids are the building blocks of protein. Glutamine is produced in the muscles and is distributed by the blood to the organs that need it. Glutamine might help gut function, the immune system, and other essential processes in the body, especially in times of stress. It is also important for providing "fuel" (nitrogen and carbon) to many cells in the body. Glutamine is needed to make other chemicals in the body such as other amino acids and glucose (sugar). ...Read more

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Looking for an appetite suppressant without caff?

Looking for an appetite suppressant without caff?

Satiating foods: To feel full is to feel satiated. The key to appetite suppression is to have the sense of fullness which suppresses hunger. Foods thought to have special satiating qualities include: almonds, apples, eggs, oatmeal, vegetable juice/V8, green leafy vegetables/salad, flax seeds, and....water! Spices can be satiating: hot sauce, cinnamon, wasabi, cayenne, ginger or a treat: dark chocolate! ...Read more

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Hi docs! Wondering what appetite suppressant drops are best?

They are not proven: To do anything. Furthermore, even if they DID work, they wouldn't be changing the underlying situation and when they were stopped, the obesity would come right back. Better is realizing the cues/triggers/emotions/habits/situations that trigger eating
http://www.amazon.com/dp/0692496157/ ...Read more