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Dr. Heidi Fowler
1,931 doctors shared insights

Losing Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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Can i take weight loss meds with zegerid? I need an appetite suppressant or something but not sure which meds i can take with the zegerid

Can i take weight loss meds with zegerid? I need an appetite suppressant or something but not sure which meds i can take with the zegerid

Needs monitoring: You need monitoring when taking antacids/ppi like zegerid with common prescription appetite suppressants because they can increase the level of the suppressant. I'm not a fan of appetite suppressants though. They don't work long term & obesity is a chronic condition. If you don't master the habits for healthy weight, you're going to gain it back. If you master them, you don't need meds. ...Read more

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What is the safest appetite suppressant or weight loss aid that I should request from a doctor?

What is the safest appetite suppressant or weight loss aid that I should request from a doctor?

Pill not too helpful: Diet pills decrease appetite a bit (they are related to stimulants). Other pills block fat digestion. One's desire to eat can be much stronger that a diet pill's power to decrease his appetite, so he will likely continue to eat too many calories. Also, diet pills don't increase one's desire to exercise. If something as simple as a diet pill was effective, we would not have so much obesity today. ...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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I Have really been trying to lose weight. I have been walking/cardio.are there any appetite suppressant that I could take over the counter? desperate

I Have really been trying to lose weight. I have been walking/cardio.are there any appetite suppressant that I could take over the counter? desperate

Appetite: It is best to change your way of eating to a healthy diet instead of appetite suppressant. Since that would be a temporary effect and not a long term weight loss management. Have low calorie foods on hand such as cut up vegetables so you can satisfy your hunger in a healthy way . Good luck ! ...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...: ...A picture of your mother-in-law in a bikini. All seriousness aside, appetite suppressants work temporarily, if at all. Eat less carbs, exercise more. That's what works. ...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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What anti-depressant also has an appetite suppressant in it?

What anti-depressant also has an appetite suppressant in it?

See below: Though not approved as an appetite suppressant, buproprion will work as one in addition to being an anti depressant. ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


Dr. Stuart Wasser
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Appetite Suppressant (Definition)

Appetite suppressants are a kind ...Read more