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Diet Pills While Nursing A Toddler
Stacker 2 diet: Pills are herbal supplements containing a combination of herbs and caffeine.The high dose of caffeine boosts energy but in many results in shakiness/jitteriness. There is no documented effectiveness for weight loss. With a recommended dose of 3 pills daily after meals I would surmise that the effects wane after 6-8 hours. I would wait 8 hours before nursing again. I'd probably pass on these pills:) ...Read more
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
Discourage nursing: Your toddler should be eating all foods by this age divert his attention from nursing by offering his favorite food. You may not be producing much breast milk by decreasing nursing frequency, the production will go down. You won't get mastitis but may be little congestion of breast for a short while. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Several possibilitie: Possibilities include:1) persisting stimulation (tell your partner to leave them alone) 2) certain hormones: the mini-pill, progesterone-only birth control or depo-provera. Switch birth control 3) stimulation from clothing, use a nursing pad under the bra 4) you can have an excess of certain hormones such as prolactin. That can be evaluated by your doctor with specific blood tests. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pregnant & was rx'd progesterone to prevent miscarriage. I am still nursing my toddler. Safe to take this? My doctor's policy is: no to anything listed as "prob safe" even tho plasma levels are low.
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably not: It is not a good idea to take anything with "health claims" or "medical claims" that is not an fda approved drug, because non-approved drugs and treatments may or may not have correct ingredients, and may or may not have pure ingredients. Also, the advertised effects may or may not occur in humans, plus the side effects are usually uncertain and unadvertised. It's safest to avoid marketing hype. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do not waste your $: Do not waste your time with "weight loss supplements". Green coffee beans, raspberry ketones, hoodia. Are just the latest in a long line of overhyped fads. If you want to achieve weight loss, reduce your carbs to a bare minimum, drink only water, eat lots of low starch veggies and increase your activity levels. ...Read more
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
Yes: Fda approved diet pills are only prescribed under your doctor's care and for short times only. Tenuate and Phentermine are the safest, but have certain contraindications. If you think you need a diet pill you likely need a good weight loss physician to prescribe a program for you. Most people fail in dieting because they're not being well supervised and get discouraged. ...Read more
A good diet is much better than diet pills.
I suggest you go online to "NuVal". This provides a long list of good, not so good, and bad eating habits.
There are 100 items listed with a score of 100 being best and a score of zero being worst.
I think you might change your diet somewhat after seeing this and you won't need diet pills. ...Read more
No magic pills but..: I do not know any pills that will magically make pounds melt away without a healthy diet & exercise, but supplements may help if combined with diet & exercise. See http://www. Lef. Org/magazine/mag2011/jul2011_shed-pounds-by-inhibiting-cellular-fat-storage_01.Htm, also consider saffron, green coffee extract & fucothin. See http://www. Drfuhrman. Com/weightloss/default. Aspx for a good diet to follow. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
It Depends on pill: There are several types of wt loss pills and the adverse effects are different. For example: xenical/ali is a fat blocker and and od probably won't cause much problem if you don't eat very fatty foods. Phentermine od can be serious: cardiac arrhythmias/heart attacks etc. Belviq--a new one and I don't know the answer. Consult doc asap if u or someone u know od'd. Good luck. ...Read more
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