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What dite pills can I take to lose weight?

What dite pills can I take to lose weight?

I would avoid them: Other than alli, which most patient don't like because of side effects (greasy stool), these agents are generally not approved for long term use because of unknown safety. And in my experience, everyone who takes them and then stops gains the weight right back. They are just not a good solution in the long run. I would make common sense changes in diet and exercise to safely lose weight. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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How can I lose weight without taking pills?

How can I lose weight without taking pills?

Eat less ; exercise: The key to losing weight is not pills or a temporary diet but permanent changes in diet. Sugars ; simple carbs from grains esp. Cause weight gain. It's also wise to avoid fried foods. I like dr. Furhman's diet: http://bit.Ly/1dhw9ht dr. Weil has useful info: http://huff.To/19ygs8y ; http://bit.Ly/1btzrp7 exercise is also important! it's also best to choose organic foods: http://bit.Ly/1dhw9ht. ...Read more

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What help me to lose weight with out pills?

What help me to lose weight with out pills?

Weight loss: There is no one plan fits all. In general eat less and exercise more. Many structured plans can work ie weight watchers, 17 day diet, low carb. All have been successful for many. In addition to diet changes adding daily exercise, like walking, will aid in natural wieght loss. ...Read more

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What are good pills to help you lose weight?

What are good pills to help you lose weight?

Weight loss meds: I'd avoid relying on "natural" weight loss supplements that you get without prescription. Qsymia is a new pill that's a combo of 2 older meds - topamax and phentermine. Qsymia can cause birth defects so we use extreme caution with women. Belviq (lorcaserin) is another new one. However, whether they're good for situation, depends on your current bmi and co-existing conditions (diabetes, high blood pressure). ...Read more

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How to lose weight fast? What pills are effected?

How to lose weight fast? What pills are effected?

↓Food,EspSugar/Carbs: Smart-alec? But accurate; ever seen people not fed who end up overweight, e.g. Concentration camps or starving? 1. Best cut carbs & quantity. Study nusi.Org, videos: "sugar: the bitter truth" & “how the government makes you fat” 2. Rx agents on us market with track record of excellent safety & wt loss: victoza+/-symlin, fda approved for diabetes tx (not wt loss per se). Otc: problems& ? Benefit. ...Read more

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Are there any pills that make you lose weight fast?

Are there any pills that make you lose weight fast?

Weight loss meds: I can’t personally make recommendations for weight loss products but the following are FDA approved: Alli, Xenical (orlistat),Meridia (sibutramine), Adipex-P (phentermine) and Sanorex (mazindol). ...Read more

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What are some pills that make you lose weight fast?

Weight loss: The following are FDA approved: Alli, Xenical (orlistat),Meridia (sibutramine), Adipex-P (phentermine) and Sanorex (mazindol). However, I recommend exercise and food control with healthy diet if you want to lose weight. ...Read more

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What kind of pills can I take to make me lose weight?

What kind of pills can I take to make me lose weight?

Not best option ...: Medication currently available to aid with weight loss is only slightly effective: one type works to suppress appetite using amphetamine-type drugs which can be habit forming; needs careful monitoring by doc. Another type inhibits fat absorption often causing GI side effects. Best method is tried and true: figure out needed calories per day, reduce by 300-500/day, exercise 45 min/day. Good luck! ...Read more

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Are there any pills I can take to help me lose weight?

Are there any pills I can take to help me lose weight?

No.: No pills are effective over the long term. Cutting down on fatty foods, snack foods, and refined carbohydrates, and reducing portion sizes, along with regular exercise is the best way to reduce weight. Aim for 2 pounds a week, which is more likely to stay off than if you lose it faster. ...Read more

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I want to go off pill and lose weight or should I stay on pill?

I want to go off pill and lose weight or should I stay on pill?

I don't know you: or your needs. This might be better to discuss with your own personal physician. Take care. ...Read more