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Can I take mazitang diet pills while takeing Zoloft (sertraline)?

Can I take mazitang diet pills while takeing Zoloft (sertraline)?

Diet pill scam: Why would you take this? What is in it? Someone claims to mix up herbs, make crazy claims, and sell it over the internet. This could be from china, and full of toxins. This is at best a scam, and at worst dangerous. Check out http://www. Dietpillswatchdog. Com/meizitang-botanical-slimming-soft-gel/
i have no idea how it would interact with zoloft, (sertraline) and I would not recommend trying it out. ...Read more

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 it a bad idea to take diet pills with my Depakote and Zoloft (sertraline) prescriptions?

Is it a bad idea to take diet pills with my Depakote and Zoloft (sertraline) prescriptions?

Not on your own!: Diet pill should only be taken with the knowledge and consent of your prescribing physician. Diet pills with stimulant properties can destabilize your mood. Others can have interactions with prescribed medications. If you're having concerns with your weight, let your physician know so the two of you can work on this together. ...Read more

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Can I take Zoloft (sertraline) and welbutrin with diet pills? Such as xenadrine or hydroxycut? I need to lose 50 lbs. Zoloft (sertraline) has made me gain a lot of weight. But I need it for OCD and depression.

Can I take Zoloft (sertraline) and welbutrin with diet pills? Such as xenadrine or hydroxycut? I need to lose 50 lbs. Zoloft (sertraline) has made me gain a lot of weight. But I need it for OCD and depression.

Other diet options: Exercise and a healthy weight loss diet. In my practice I generally prescribe Diethylpropion er 75 mg around 2pm. I prescribe it because of the success I've had with it in patients on psychotropics. Other options include low dose topamax, (topiramate) but make sure you are aware of all the side effects. Green coffee bean extract can help as can ashwaghanda or garcinia cambogia. ...Read more

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Can I take a diet pill while on zoloft should I be ok?

Can I take a diet pill while on zoloft should I be ok?

Depends what pill: One need to know the composition of the diet pill to tell you if it is dangerous drug and drug interaction of your diet pill with Zoloft ...Read more

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I take sertraline can I take the diet pill a.C.E? Will they counteract.

I take sertraline can I take the diet pill a.C.E? Will they counteract.

Usually ok: Usually diet pills do contain stimulants. Depends on what you are taking zoloft (sertraline) for. Discuss this with your prescribing physician. There is no interaction between the two, however the stimulant effects in diet pills can increase anxiety or panic attacks because they increase heart rate. They do not interact however. ...Read more

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Why can't people with hypothyroidism take diet pills?

See details: How about starting an exercise and strength training program along with a low carbohydrate, low calorie diet? Diet pills have significant risks and should be avoided. ...Read more

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What diet pills are safest to take that won't mess with trying to become pregnant in the future?

What diet pills are safest to take that won't mess with trying to become pregnant in the future?

None: Lose weight first, then try to become pregnant. Being overweight is a risk for pregnant women. Try a safe approach to dieting, moderated by your healthcare provider. Lose the weight recommended to get to your ideal weight, then try to conceive. (consider weightwatchers, nutrisystems, etc). ...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?

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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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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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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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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Can I take Prozac (fluoxetine) with a.C.E. Diet pills?

Can I take Prozac (fluoxetine) with a.C.E. Diet pills?

Yes: There is no problem taking any ssri antidepressant with the diet pills. These appear to contain caffeine and cocoa, which can increase anxiety. But they do not react with medicines like prozac (fluoxetine). If you take Prozac (fluoxetine) for anxiety, though, be aware of the amount of caffeine you use. ...Read more

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Can you take jadera diet pills while on metformin ER 500mg??

Can you take jadera diet pills while on metformin ER 500mg??

Sibutramine effects: Despite being advertised as a "natural supplement", the effective ingredient in Jadera is sibutramine. This is a weight loss drug that was taken of the market in the U.S. in 2010 because of side effects: it raises blood pressure, increases heart rate, and is hazardous to anyone with risk of heart disease or stroke. It also cannot be used with certain psychiatric drugs. Metformin is not an issue ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Alli diet pills when trying to have a baby?

Is it safe to take Alli diet pills when trying to have a baby?

Yes: Alli (orlistat) is a weight-loss aid that binds fat in the intestine. It is not absorbed into the bloodstream, so it stays in the GI tract, carrying fat out with stool. Weight loss is not wise during pregnancy, so discontinue the Alli once you know you're pregnant. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take any diet pills while on celexa (citalopram)?

Is it safe to take any diet pills while on celexa (citalopram)?

Check with your doc: It is important not to mix medications without, checking first about any interactions. Also, what sort of diet pills do you want to take? Most OTC diet pills are expensive and ultimately ineffective. Think about, whether they are worth any risks they may carry relative to treating your depression/anxiety. ...Read more

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Is it okay if I take diet pills with cipralex? Or is it dangerous?

Is it okay if I take diet pills with cipralex? Or is it dangerous?

Cipralex: Cipralex is an ssri and should not be taken in conjunction with MAO inhibitors. The problem with diet pills is that you never really know what is in it. There is no magic diet pill, and I certainly wouldn't recommend any diet pill to any patient. Add in the fact that you take cipralex and I would really suggest avoiding diet pills or herbal supplements to be on the safe side. ...Read more

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How long after taking magnesium citrate can you start to take diet pills?

Never: There is no indication for diet pills. They do not work very well, and may not be safe. There are better ways to lose weight than diet pills. ...Read more

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Can a12 year old take diet pills she dosent have a heart condision just fat

Can a12 year old take diet pills she dosent have a heart condision just fat

Not good idea: Why cant a 12 year old learn to make good choices such as eating healthy, with filling foods high in nutrients such as fruits and vegetables, instead of a diet pill. A diet pill doesn't teach anyone anything about good choices and healthy eating. There are side effects as well to these medicines such as raising your blood pressure. Its not recommended ...Read more

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Can a12 year old take diet pills she dosent have a heart condision just fat

Can a12 year old take diet pills she dosent have a heart condision just fat

195lbs: 195lbs is heavy for a female of any age and I'm glad that you are interested in addressing the problem. Diet pills often do not work, nor are they safe - especially for a child. If she is having difficulty with her weight, you should schedule an appointment with her doctor to discuss. A healthy diet with plenty of fruits, vegetables, whole grains and skim milk along with daily exercise is the best way for anyone to achieve and maintain a healthy weight. Eliminating fast food, soda, juice, fried foods and sweets is important, too. Studies show that children are most successful with weight loss when the whole family participates in following a healthy lifestyle together. ...Read more

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Why were women allowed to smoke and take diet pills when pregnant in the past?

Why were women allowed to smoke and take diet pills when pregnant in the past?

Unknown risk then: In the past exceesive weight gain was much more a concern for cosmetic and health reasons during pregnancy. Some women smoked or continued to and took diet pills to control weight gain during pregnancy. It is now confirme, after study, to be dangerous to the baby and long term to the mother. Many doctors always thought so. Now that obesity is a major problem, proper diet and exercise are best. ...Read more

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I'm 4 months ppu I just healed three weeks ago I'm not breastfeeding can I take diet pills?

I'm 4 months ppu I just healed three weeks ago I'm not breastfeeding can I take diet pills?

NO: You should consult your doctor about safety of such mediations...there are many different kinds. I would question the need for the medications as appossed to proper diet and exercise.
Hope this approach help you better in the long run, with no side effects. ...Read more

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What to do if I am drinking Nopalina to loose weight but I also I want to take diet pills too.?

What to do if I am drinking Nopalina to loose weight but I also I want to take diet pills too.?

Diet pills: You are in general much better off with a prudent controlled calorie Mediterranean diet and a regular exercise program than diet pills or fad products like nopalina. ...Read more

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I'm breastfeeding but only at night because of my work, can I take a diet pills even if I breastfeed at night?

I'm breastfeeding but only at night because of my work, can I take a diet pills even if I breastfeed at night?

No diet pills: I wouldn't. Diet pills can dehydrate you and in order to breast feed you should be drinking more fluids breast feeding alone may help you lose weight. ...Read more

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My daughter she 7 years old, she's overweight is it ok if she take any natural diet pills. I cook healthy food for her but she eat allot, I want to?

My daughter she 7 years old, she's overweight is it ok if she take any natural diet pills. I cook healthy food for her but she eat allot, I want to?

Effective parenting: Please get some guidance about managing what you allow your daughter to eat. Being a mother is very difficult but the rewards for doing a good job are the best life offers. Every doctor here will agree that health should come first from lifestyle and building habits rather than out of a pill bottle. Please do the work that a mother must do. ...Read more

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Takin B12 and lipo shots lost 45 lbs since feb. Can I stop taking the diet pills and just take the shots will I still lose weight with diet and excers?

Takin B12 and lipo shots lost 45 lbs since feb. Can I stop taking the diet pills and just take the shots will I still lose weight with diet and excers?

Yes you can: Long term weight loss is seldom achieved with diet pills or "shots." it requires primarily behavior modification, including improved nutrition, caloric restriction, regular adequate exercise, behavioral therapy and elimination of other physiological barriers/obstacles that include hormonal imbalance and gut dysbiosis and food sensitivities. ...Read more

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Are there any OTC diet pills that I can take. That doesn't have hormones and can be taken with tamoxifen and lipitor (atorvastatin)?

Diet pills safe: Orlistat (xenical) is otc diet pill that prevents dietary fat absorption to help weight loss. You can take 60mg PO three times aday with each fat containing meal. Side effects are flatulence and diarrhea.

In addtion moderate physical activity and calorie restriction is advised. ...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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Sertraline (Definition)

Also called zoloft, (sertraline) is one of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, with antidepressant/anti-anxiety actions. May cause headaches, nausea & ...Read more