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Is there any over-the-counter appetite suppressants that aren't stimulants?

Is there any over-the-counter appetite suppressants that aren't stimulants?

Weak agent: N-acetyl cysteine has helped some of my patients with cravings. I may reduce glutamate release caused by food triggers and thereby reduce compulsive food cravings. ...Read more

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What are examples of over-the-counter stimulants?

What are examples of over-the-counter stimulants?

Many kinds: Stimulants are drugs that activate physiological processes by acting on neurotransmitters. Caffeine based products liked Vivarin (caffeine) are an example. Decongestants containing pseudoephedrine & phenylephrine also have stimulant effects. All stimulants are dangerous when taken to excess & should only be used as directed. Consult your primary care doctor if you feel you feel chronically tired or drowsy. ...Read more

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Which over-the-counter stimulant helps with fuller erections?

Which over-the-counter  stimulant helps with fuller erections?

No medication: helps w/ fuller erections. A vascular leak can cause erections problems. Please see your doc so he/she can rule out medical conditions, measure hormone levels, etc. When all is done, please don't measure your self-worth by sexual response. ...Read more

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Is it ok to continue taking metformin even if i don't have polycystic ovaries anymore? Is it true it counters the effect of OTC pills (weight gain)

Is it ok to continue taking metformin even if i don't have polycystic ovaries anymore? Is it true it counters the effect of OTC pills (weight gain)

Yes: If you have Insulin resistance or even diabetes metformin is fine to take. Some people have lost weight on metformin, perhaps due to GI side effects. I haven't heard that it can interfere with diet pills but those can be dangerous on their own. ...Read more

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

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. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can someone recommend an over-the-counter appetite suppressant that is safe and effective? Thank you.

Please realize: There really isn't any great over the counter supplement for appetite suppression. In fact, even the prescription medications s aren't that great. You are better off focusing on meaningful lifestyle changes like remaining pphysically active and optimizing your diet (usually means portion control and avoiding foods that are calorically dense but nutritionally poor). ...Read more

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Are there over-the-counter supplements to help improve appetite? Thanks in advance..

Are there over-the-counter supplements to help improve appetite?
Thanks in advance..

Appetite stimulants: can be dangerous. Please undertake an appetite improvement program w/the supervision of your doctor. He/she can check for hormone imbalances and monitor you. How is your exercise level and do you sleep well? All factors need to be considered. Peace and good health. ...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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What can I take over-the-counter that will increase my appetite.? I want to be able to gain weight and then maintain that weight.

Get a food plan: From your doc or a nutritionist. Protein can add muscle weight and reduce fat. Above all, be careful of developing an eating disorder. It can take your life. Love yourself more than the number on the scale. Peace and good health. ...Read more