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What pill could make you lose weight, but not so much you look like a tweeker?

What pill could make you lose weight, but not so much you look like a tweeker?

Don't look to pills: As the answer. A healthier lifestyle is the best ; safest way to lose weight. Recommend that calories burned exceed calories in. Drinking at least 8 8 ounce glasses per day is important for both hydration and weight control. Try to get in whole foods (fiber) as well as 5 servings of vegetables and 4 servings of fruit per day. Physical activity is essential. Aim for at least 30 minutes of aerobic. ...Read more

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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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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 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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Is there a pill i can take to help me lose weight? Or makes my metabolism faster?

Is there a pill i can take to help me lose weight? Or  makes my metabolism faster?

There are RX Pills: There are prescription pills available for weight loss if lifestyle modification do not work.The pills are Belviq which was approved by fda as an addition to reduced calorie diet in adults with bmi over 27to30 and over qsymia which is combination of topiramate and Phentermine for same indication as belviq discuss with your doctor if you are a candidate for either of these pills with diet;exercise. ...Read more

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Is there any safe pills on the market that will make you lose weight? Or does only perscribed diet pills work and the safest?

Is there any safe pills on the market that will make you lose weight? Or does only perscribed diet pills work and the safest?

Pills not the answer: Diet pills are not the answer.Learning to eat for you is the answer.Decrease carbs, increase protein, stop soda and sugar.See your md for help. Why we get fat a great book by gary taubes will give you good information.Also see our web page www.Weighstation.Net for more information. ...Read more

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My son is taking ativan .5 mg. Works ok but makes him lose weight. 25lbs in 6 1/2 months. This makes his anxiety go up. What other pill works like ati?

My son is taking ativan .5 mg. Works ok but makes him lose weight. 25lbs in 6 1/2 months. This makes his anxiety go up. What other pill works like ati?

Chronic use Ativan: While this is a very common story, it is not good medicine to be on daily or chronic use of benzodiazepines. Ativan is in this class of drugs. It sounds like he is having negative effects from this and he should, in my opinion, stop the medication and get to his psychiatrist...Or choose a new mental health provider to discuss safer and more effective drugs to prevent anxiety ...Read more

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Does the raspberry ketone pills really make u lose weight and is it safe?

Does the raspberry ketone pills really make u lose weight and is it safe?

Unproven remedy: It probably does nothing. Do yourself a favor and get with your personal physician and/or a physician who's open to holistic medicine / supplements and talk about what will really work -- it'll be mostly about lifestyle, fitness, and even getting over the idea that health comes from a pill bottle. I'm very glad you want to lose weight. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can I get prescription diet pills from a doctor? I have tried everything to lose weight exercise , eating right ect nothing works i don't plan on stopping the healthy way of doing things i just need something that will boost up the process or make me

Weight loss: Simple math. If you eat less than you use up you will lose weight. Eat three meals a day, leaving the table satisfied but not stuffed. Eliminate all snacks between meals and soft drinks, minimalize alcohol consumption and exercise regularly. If you still do not lose weight, reduce further the amount you are eating or increase your exercise regimen. Math. ...Read more

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