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Can a person with prediabetes take diet pills?

BMI >27: The current recommendation for weight loss medications (diet pills) in patients with impaired glucose tolerance (pre diabetes) is if the ratio of your weight in kg to the square of your height in meters is greater than 27kg/m2. ...Read more

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Diet Pills (Definition)

Anorectic agents generally known as diet pills are medications which decrease or inhibit appetite and aid in the reduction of food intake, therefore aiding weightmloss. Most currently FDA-approved appetite medications are dispensed by prescription due to potential side effects and contraindications. Diet pills alone are seldom successful in deriving long-term weight reduction. They should only be taken under the direct supervision of a physician specifically trained in their use as a part of a multi-modal treatment program including diet, exercise, ...Read more


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Is lipro diet pills safe to take?

Is lipro diet pills safe to take?

NO: The main concern with these diet pills is that they are closely related to lida daidaihua slimming pills that have been found to be tainted with prescription drugs. For this reason, taking lipro diet pills may pose serious health risks and is not recommended as a safe weight loss supplement. ...Read more

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Could i take diet pills while taking herbalife?

Could i take diet pills while taking herbalife?

Diet pills: Diet pills are not the answer - it what you take in your diet that matters I presume you want to lose weight and find the right diet for you. There are many dietitians who can help you through this without pills. You should also go on-line to "NuVal" and learn a lot about what food are good for you and which are not. I think you will be surprised but learn a lot from that program. ...Read more

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Docs, could 14 year olds take diet pills?

Docs, could 14 year olds take diet pills?

Diet Pills: are not the answer for weight loss in a young teen. If the 14 year old is significantly over-weight - obtain input from pediatrician & consider working with a nutritionist. ...Read more

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Can i take diet pills without a gallblader?

Can i take diet pills without a gallblader?

Yes: Probably so, although taking diet pills is not a wise thing. Better to try metabolic balance diet plan. ...Read more

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Is raspberry Kenton diet pills safe to take?

Is raspberry Kenton diet pills safe to take?

Considered to be: it is considered to be safe, however check with your doctor, talk about your health and medications you are on. ...Read more

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Loosing weight..Is it ok to take diet pills like orlustat?

Loosing weight..Is it ok to take diet pills like orlustat?

Water & diet pill: My philosophy is that the best way to lose weight is not by dieting or a pill, but by changing your lifestyle to a healthier one. You don't need a drastic diet. Make small changes. Eat the right portions, eat 3-5 small meals a day, cut back on carbs and sugars, increase lean protein/veggie/fruit/water intake, & start doing some cardiovascular exercise. Diet pills are not the answer. ...Read more

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Can i take diet pills while depo? What is the safest diet pill to take?

Can i take diet pills while depo? What is the safest diet pill to take?

There are NO: "safe" diet pills. All prescription diet pills have risks of adverse side effects. The otc nonprescription "diet" pills will only decrease the weight of your wallet and may contain hazardous ingredients that are unknown because they are not tested or regulated. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. ...Read more

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What are some over-the-counter diet pills i can take I have did diets n weight lost programs?

What are some over-the-counter diet pills i can take I have did diets n weight lost programs?

NONE WORK: No over the counter pill sold as fat burner or weight loss pill does not work only way to loose weight is eating less and properly and exercising. ...Read more

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What kinds of diet pills is safe that I can take with pots I want to lose 20 in two week what the best way?

What kinds of diet pills is safe that I can take with pots I want to lose 20 in two week what the best way?

None: There really in no safe way to lose 20 #s in 2 weeks. Goal is to lose 2 # a week via a healthy diet and exercise. Weight Watchers is a pretty good program. ...Read more

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Can a 12 take diet pills she has no medical problems she had ashama when she was a child , she weight about 195lbs

Can a 12 take diet pills she has no medical problems she had ashama when she was a child , she weight about 195lbs

Should not take: A teenager, regardless of allergy, should not be on diet pills. She should be on a reasonable diet, preferably with the the help of a pediatric dietician, regular aerobic exercise (including dance, martial arts), eliminating soda pop, fried food, sweets and tv time. If necessary, a family dietary program may be necessary. If asthma interferes with exercise, she needs to see an asthma specialist. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take diet pills that are expired? They are apparently 100% natural so would it be safe to take them?

Is it safe to take diet pills that are expired? They are apparently 100% natural so would it be safe to take them?

Expired Medication: Should not take. Can be harmful or more likely ineffective. Should also consult with your doctor before taking any diet supplement. Many can have adverse side-effects. ...Read more

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I'm only 5'8 and 200 lbs. I'm wondering if I should take diet pills. What are the short term and long term side effects?

Diet pills are not : The solution. They can cause serious side effects. Calories burned must exceed calories consumed to lose weight. Healthy nutrition with limits on calories & physical activities are the solution. Good luck. ...Read more

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I would like to lose fat but i just seem to stay chubby. I don't want to take diet pills. I want to do it right. Any tips?

I would like to lose fat but i just seem to stay chubby. I don't want to take diet pills. I want to do it right. Any tips?

Diet/exercise plan: A diet is just a plan for eating, it doesn't have to be a weight loss diet. The best documented diet is probably the mediterranean diet, i would use it and limit to less than 1800cal/day. Aerobic exercise at least 30min. A day and make these a lifelong habit. Don't smoke and take care of any disease risk factors with your doc. Establish the routine, its better rushing. ...Read more

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Can you take a.C.E. Diet pill and propornanolol at the same time I am taking propornanol can I take a.C.E. Diet pills with this?

Can you take a.C.E. Diet pill and propornanolol at the same time I am taking propornanol can I take a.C.E. Diet pills with this?

Check w/ur DR. 1st!: I haven't heard of propornanol. If you are referring to Propranolol (inderal) which is used to treat angina, high blood pressure & other heart conditions, i recommend you check with your dr. Before you use any otc diet product. Many of these products have high levels of caffeine which can raise blood pressure & heart rate. Bravo for wanting to manage your weight, though! ...Read more

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Although not fda approved are any of the OTC diet pills any good? Is there one you suggest that won't give you jitters. What would you say to take?

Although not fda approved are any of the OTC diet pills any good? Is there one you suggest that won't give you jitters. What would you say to take?

Diet pill: This is a repeat of what I have said before. My philosophy is that the best way to lose weight is not by dieting or a pill, but by changing your lifestyle to a healthier one. You don't need a drastic diet. Make small changes. Eat the right portions, eat 3-5 small meals a day, cut back on carbs and sugars, increase lean protein/veggie/fruit/water intake, ; start doing some cardiovascular exercise. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the effects of diet pills to wear off? Coworker took them for a few months, started having palps,quit taking them 3 days ago

How long does it take for the effects of diet pills to wear off? Coworker took them for a few months, started having palps,quit taking them 3 days ago

Wait a little longer: OIt depends on the diet pills but usually the symptoms should get better within 1-2 weeks of being off the pills. There have been some reports of heart valve problems caused by certain prescription diet pills like Fen-Fen. if the symptoms persist after one month then they need to see their doctor ...Read more

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Is it ok to take diet pills?

Is it ok to take diet pills?

Can be risky: There are a large number of diet pills that have been marketed and not all are fda approved. Some have been takne off the market, many can cause headaches, jittenrness, sleep difficulties or agitation. As with prescription meds all have risks and side effects, some of which might be more of a problem depending on an individuals history. This is something to discuss with primary care doc. ...Read more

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What fats does diet pills take out ?

What fats does diet pills take out ?

Which diet pills?: Most diet pills don't "take out" fat but rather affect your satiety or sensation of fullness. Some might "increase" your metabolism (at risk of making your heart pound & you feel jittery). Only orlistat (Xenical) decreases your absorption of dietary fat. However, you then run risk of oily stool (leakage). Good nutrition & regular exercise are key to health, not necessarily pills. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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Prediabetes (Definition)

A condition where you are at high risk for developing diabetes. It is caused by an impaired ...Read more