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Is it safe to tale allie weight loss medication with prevastatin?

Is it safe to tale allie weight loss medication with prevastatin?

Take with caution: Some studies have reported increase in pravastatin concentration if taken with Alli (orlistat) thus may result in increased GI side effects (abdominal pain, gas, fecal urgency, oily spotting), muscle pain. Report any joint/muscle/back pain, dark urine, upper belly pain, unusual weakness/tiredness, yellowing of eyes /skin. To reduce GI issues reduce fat intake (follow a healthy diet). ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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 adepex or certain diet pills and weight loss medication show up as methamphetimenes in certain kinds of urine drug tests.

Can adepex or certain diet pills and weight loss medication show up as methamphetimenes in certain kinds of urine drug tests.

Please clarify: Nope. Not in general. But, you did not give the specifics about what you mean by diet pills or weight loss medications. Also, doctors here on health tap are universally supportive of patients being in recovery. If one is using diet pills as a substitute for stimulants this does not sound like true or authentic recovery and we would want you to get to that serene place if you can. ...Read more

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My doctor is recommending weight loss medication before any tests. What should I be tested for before i'd anything before i choose that as a option?

My doctor is recommending weight loss medication before any tests. What should I be tested for before i'd anything before  i choose that as a option?

Possibly thyroid: Perhaps your doctor did not find any symptoms to tip off a medical cause for your weight gain, but generally i test for. Diabetes ( hba1c) , hypothyroid (free t3, (liothyronine) free t4, reverse t3, (liothyronine) tsh) and adrenal stress (saliva adrenal stress test with samples @ 8am, noon, 3 pm and bedtime) any of which can cause weight gain or make weight loss more difficult. ...Read more

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Will a doctor not Subscribe weight loss medication until I stop breastfeeding?

Will a doctor not Subscribe weight loss medication until I stop breastfeeding?

No: Medications need to be limited when you are breastfeeding as well as when you are pregnant. While you are breastfeeding, weight loss medications should not be prescribed. ...Read more

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What the best weight loss drug to buy at the GNC store thats close to the phen - fhen?

What the best weight loss drug to buy at the GNC store thats close to the phen - fhen?

Nothing: However, Phentermine is available by prescrition and medications similar to Fenfluramine are in the pipeline. In gnc there is nada. In th vitamin shoppe you might want to try n-acetyl-cysteine. This takes advantage of a little known trick in stabilizing glutamate in the brain and reducing food cravings. ...Read more

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What is a good weight loss drug OTC that can be taken with enbrel (etanercept)?

What is a good weight loss drug OTC that can be taken with enbrel (etanercept)?

Very few OTC drugs!: There are few otc weight loss drugs that work for any duration without tolerance, and rapid weight gain ocurring with cessation. Good nutritional support is your best bet, combined with exercise. That having been said, ephedrine, guarance, phenylpropanolamine, caffeine, provided you do not od on these, can be taken with enbrel (etanercept). ...Read more

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Can there be any doctor prescribed weight loss drug that you don't gain weight after you stop?

Can there be any doctor prescribed weight loss drug that you don't gain weight after you stop?

Nope!: The only thing that works long term is learning how to eat and exercise properly to burn off more calories than you take in. That's the only way to learn how to eat and exercise for the rest of your life. It's also cheaper and safer. ...Read more

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Is Lipozene a good weight loss drug to try? Im obese, have a ton of problems and need something to help

Is Lipozene a good weight loss drug to try? Im obese, have a ton of problems and need something to help

Weight Meds: So many people are desperate for help - little has been done for them, they will try anything.First of all there is no miracle drug to take for weight loss.I wish there was, but there are so many factors.You are not the primary reason that you are obese yes, i mean that. I believe we need more rx meds for wt. Control.Specialists who treat obesity called bariatricians can help you.Don't give up! ...Read more

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Can i take lipo 6 (weight loss drug) and lamotrigine 100mg (anti epictical) together?Is there any intractions?

Can i take lipo 6 (weight loss drug) and lamotrigine 100mg (anti epictical) together?Is there any intractions?

Avoid stimulants: I am not familiar with this drug, but if it is a stimulant as most weight loss drugs are, it could trigger a manic episode if you tooke them, even if you are taking lamotrigine. ...Read more

Dr. Sewa Legha
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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