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Can You Take Appetite Suppressants While Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more
Are there any fat burners or appetite suppressants you could take if you are on paxil (paroxetine)?
Are there appetite suppressants? I take seroquel (quetiapine) its the only stronger medicine that helps me sleep but I gain weight I lost 54 pounds on suppressant
Appetite suppression: Yes, there are appetite suppressants that can be prescribed -- but can also aggravate other symptoms. I believe you wrote about having been on adipex previously. Other possible helps could be topomax and metformin -- not really "appetite suppressants" but may help with weight gain. Best of all is for you to increase activity and review your foods carefully with a nutritionist. Be well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: People with high blood pressure should not take chemical appetite suppressants. Also, check with your doctor to make sure the active ingredients don't interact with any medications you are on. There is little evidence that appetite ssupressants help with weight loss. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What are appetite suppressants are there? My doctor prescribed me adipex I take it with exercise are there others besides adipex?
Drugs & breastfeedin: Please be careful about taking any medications when breastfeeding as most of them are secreted into breast milk and can adversely affect your baby. Please consult your OB or the baby's pediatrician before you take that appetite pill to confirm its safety for the baby. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Can one take weight loss medications such as phenrx. Pm which are appetite suppressants and antidepressants togather. ..as I suffer from migraines?
Not a great idea-NO!: Contact your doctor first before doing any type of combination medication regimen. You may experience additive side effects from combining them together, and or a drug-drug interaction. You need to explore the migraine issue further, and not take phentermine RX at the same time. ...Read more
Losing so much while breastfeeding. Can I take appetite stimulant to increase my calorie intake? I have very little appetite. Please help.
PeanutButterPowerBar: Well, think of it this way, you'll take the appetite stimulant and then some of it will get into your breast milk and the baby will get some of it & will then want to take more milk. So where does that get you? Taking an inappropriate drug at the wrong time and then sharing it with the wrong person. And both of you eating more. Better to find food with high calories you can eat in small amounts ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In many ways: There are many appetite suppressants on the market all working in different ways..... The classic appetite suppressant is in the stimulant class and works to increase energy and promote satiety so that you think about food less and when you eat food you are satisfied sooner....This is the class that Phentermine falls in. Another appetite suppressant works on filling the stomach or delaying. .... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Any chemical that you take into your body that produces a change in the way your body functions (for good or for ill) is, be definition, a drug. Government regulations may group things into "drug" and "non-drug" categories for regulatory purposes but they are still drugs. Herbal and dietary supplements can have a huge impact on the drugs your doc is prescribing so please tell them everything! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No and yes: No drugs but eat the right foods like fruits and vegetables. ...Read more
Two problems here: You're describing two problems--stress & binge eating. Appetite suppressants will likely address neither however. Explore stress management options through your work, patient education centers, &/or local counselors. Exercise rather than reach for food, & keep on-hand only healthy choices if you must snack. Chewing gum, a big glass of water, carrots & celery sticks may help curb your appetite. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Absolutely work: Meds must be used in combo and result in >10% wt loss in majority of patients who I prescribe them in. But, wt often returns when meds are stopped. Like BP meds, they may be needed indefinately. ...Read more
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