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Doctor insights on: List Of Prescription Appetite Suppressants

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List of safe and effective appetite suppressants OTC or prescribed.?

List of safe and effective appetite suppressants OTC or prescribed.?

Safe ones?: Well, "safe" is a matter of opinion.
1. Phentermine is given and is cheap (15.00 at costco pharmacy). It is a schedule 2 drug and needs to be monitored monthly. Usually good for 3-4 months only.
2. Topamax (topiramate) is another one. Lots of side effects though.
3. Any stimulant (adderall, concerta, ritalin....) causes appetite suppression.

Diet and exercise are still the hallmarks of weight control. ...Read more

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How do appetite suppressants really work?

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 more

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Is it true that appetite suppressants are drugs?

Is it true that appetite suppressants are drugs?

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 more

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Are there foods that act as appetite suppressants?

Are there foods that act as appetite suppressants?

Fiber, fiber, fiber: Eating a high fiber diet: more than 30 g per day will help suppress appetite. ...Read more

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Should I use cough drops as appetite suppressants?

Should I use cough drops as appetite suppressants?

No..: Cough drops are not a healthy way to suppress your appetite. To manage your appetite in a healthy way, check out this list of the top 10 natural appetite suppressants:http://failedpilot. Com/589/natural-appetite-suppressant/. Good luck! ...Read more

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Any good appetite suppressants out there for seniors?

Yes but: There are 5-10 different meds that suppress appetite. Many have side effects that make them inappropriate for certain people no matter what their age. You need you a doc familiar with the full gambut of treatment. I am treating several patients more than 70. ...Read more

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Affordable appetite suppressants that work for stress eating?

Affordable appetite suppressants that work for stress eating?

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 more

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Expert opinions? Which diet pills (appetite suppressants) work the best?

Expert opinions? Which diet pills (appetite suppressants) work the best?

All have dangers: Appetite suppressants are chemicals that cause complex changes in your body's functions. Ultimately they are not good for you. The better way to reach a healthy weight is to maximize nutrition (real food), sleep well, and get moderate exercise. That approach will take longer but you'll be healthier and have results that will last a lifetime. The paleo approach is one of the better ways to go. ...Read more

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Are there any over-the-counter appetite suppressants I can buy in the uk?

Ask a pharmacist: Ask your druggist there. You should be able to find various herbal diet pills.
Before you take them, be sure that your blood pressure, your thyroid function and your ekg are normal.
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Are appetite suppressants effective?

Appetite suppressant: Appetite suppressants can help to reduce hunger to some degree. I would not rely on this as the major method of weight loss. Healthy food choices and exercise are the best ways to control weight. The most effective "pill" was fen-phen, and although it worked, it caused serious health risks. So, if you can, try to avoid diet pills altogether. ...Read more

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What are some appetite suppressants?

Several: Most common and longest record of safety is phentermine. It has been on the market for over 50 years. ...Read more

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What are natural appetite suppressants?

What are natural appetite suppressants?

Water, veggies: Water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you don't feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read more

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What are the best appetite suppressants?

What are the best appetite suppressants?

Appetite suppressant: Appetite suppressants can help to reduce hunger to some degree. I would not rely on this as the major method of weight loss. Healthy food choices and exercise are the best ways to control weight. The most effective "pill" was fen-phen, and although it worked, it caused serious health risks. So, if you can, try to avoid diet pills altogether. ...Read more

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What are some good natural appetite suppressants?

What are some good natural appetite suppressants?

Apples and More: Natural appetite suppressants: 1. Apples (fiber and pectin) 2. Vegetables (green leafy best). 3. Almonds. 4. Spices (hot sauce, ginger, cinnamon) 5. Omega 3 fatty acids found in lean seafood reduces leptin. 6 probiotics can help also. Also avoid foods that stimulate hunger: carbs and sugars! Simple, right. ...Read more

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What sort of problem requires appetite suppressants?

Appetite meds: If you can't lose weight and have tried exercise you might be a candidate for a trial of appetite suppressants. They work especially well for those who need to lose about 20-50 pounds. Seek out knowledgeable experienced physicians regarding the use of these
meds. Your success depends on the physician and program. ...Read more

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What are some good inexpensive appetite suppressants?

See below: Please see your physician. Buying appetite suppressant's over-the-counter is not the wisest thing to do. Your doctor can prescribe a correct amount of appetite suppressant. If you need them. Many people do not need appetite suppressant, they need to learn how to eat correctly for themselves. There is extra information available to you at www. Weighstation. Net our newsletters will help. ...Read more

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Are there any appetite suppressants that actually work?

Only when you take: Them. So, typcially for amphetamine (includes phentermine), you can lose up to 10%. It comes right back. This is because the underlying habits/triggers/patterns are only suppressed and not dealt with
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details what to do about it. ...Read more

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What are some examples of legal and illegal appetite suppressants?

Prescription: Appetite suppressants prescribed by your doctor are legal. Appetite suppressants sold otc as supplements are legal but dangerous. Appetite suppressants bought over the internet could be anything including illegal substances or bogus medicine. Any street drug that affects appetite is illegal. ...Read more

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I seem to have an insatiable appetite. Are there any appetite suppressants that are healthy and really work?

Insatiable?: Beside the other recommendations, I would like to add the following: when patients have that behavior, could be related to depression, psychosis, personalities disorders, compulsive, etc, please check with your primary and he can determine any referral to psychology or psychiatric for complete evaluation or treat., if it indicated. ...Read more

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Are appetite suppressants helpful for losing weight?

Are appetite suppressants helpful for losing weight?

Yes: But they are usually unsafe or can have detrimental side effects on the cardiovascular system. ...Read more

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Will an appetite suppressants show up in a drug test?

Will an appetite suppressants show up in a drug test?

Perhaps: Different appetite suppressants have various chemical structures- some of which may show up as an amphetamine like drugs at least on an initial screening. However, the true nature of the drug should be clarifie once there is confirmation with gas chromatography mass spectrometry. ...Read more

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Can you really take appetite suppressants with ssris?

Yes: However any ssri has a potential to cause weight gain, wellbutrin (bupropion) or viiibryd may be better alternatives for people who are focused in keeping weight off. ...Read more

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How can I maintain weight lost after using appetite suppressants?

Life style: The appetite suppressants help get you to a better life style of eating. The point is to learn those life style changes while on the diet medication, so when it's finished, you're left with good eating habits, nutrition, poor control and new habits of daily living. ...Read more

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What are the good appetite suppressants the don't contain caffeine?

What are the good appetite suppressants the don't contain caffeine?

Foods: Water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you don't feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read more

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What are some effective herbal appetite suppressants I can buy otc?

What are some effective herbal appetite suppressants I can buy otc?

None: There is no regulation for herbal supplements, and I have personally seen heart, liver, kidney, and other issues from supplements that really work and cause real problems. ...Read more

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What are some appetite suppressants? Are they available over the counter?

See below: There are lots of over-the-counter weight loss remedies. Most of them are not very good. The best way to lose weight is first contact your physician and have an examination and describe to him or her, your concerns with weight gain. Finding why you have gained weight is just as important as how you lose it. For some insight. You can go to www. Weigh station. Net and read our newsletters. ...Read more

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Is it safe to jog 30 minutes, 3 days a week while taking appetite suppressants? I am a 50 year old female. I am taking appetite suppressants for a short time to lose about 20 pounds. Is it ok to jog 30 minutes, 3 days a week while taking them?

Yes: Yes as long as you have been evaluated by your prescribing doctor and he monitors your blood pressure and heart rate. It is often best to ease into exercise if you have been inactive. Start walking first. There is no need to jog which puts more stress on your joints, a problem if you are still quite heavy. And do some weight/muscle toning too. Both types of exercise are important to reduce loss of muscle as you lose weight and exercise seems to help keep the weight off. Exercise is encouraged with your dietary efforts even while on appetite suppressants like phentermine. ...Read more