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Diuretic Pills: Diuretics are used for high blood pressure. Any other use is dangerous, unhealthy, and will never ---and I mean never--lead to weight loss. Please do not follow in the path of women who get obsessed with these pills thinking that some day they will lead to weight loss and it never ever does. ...Read more
NO: The main concern with these diet pills is that they are closely related to lida daidaihua slimming pills that have been found to be tainted with prescription drugs. For this reason, taking lipro diet pills may pose serious health risks and is not recommended as a safe weight loss supplement. ...Read more
Is the skinny fiber pills safe to take? I'm taking citalpram and I'm not sure if it's safe to take together.
Medication Question: Yes. Of course.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Safe but not effective.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes but monitor: All medications have side effects and many people can tolerate certain medications. Nevertheless, if you can tolerate the meds in the short term, there is no evidence of long term problems. That includes stimulant medication which has been found to have no effect on blood pressure and minimal effects on heart rate in persons who can take them, there are no reports of addiction with phentermine. ...Read more
Who cares?: Green coffee bean extract and rasberry ketones are of no value for any know medical condition. They will not help you lose weight, except in your wallet. Save your money and spend it on good food and exercise. Don't get your medical knowledge from friends, tv, the internet, or dr. Oz - he's rarely correct. ...Read more
Scam: The vast majority of "enzyme pills" are bogus. This scam is especially popular in eastern europe. Enzyme replacement is very helpful for folks with pancreatic diseases such as chronic pancreatitis and cystic fibrosis. They're only placebos if you've got normal pancreatic function. ...Read more
Is Hydroxicut safe? Are any weight loss pills safe to take with IBS (C)? Would any of those pills raise Liver Enzymes? Hurt the liver, other?
We can't endorse: These weight loss or convenience meds, as there are potential side effects that you must discuss with your doctor, especially if you have IBS. Your diet is going to be paramount for your wellbeing and state of health. So, work on a plan with your PCP to investigate what is causing your IBS (possible food allergies causing local inflammation.) Stay away from GMO's, sugars, wheat, corn, dairy impt! ...Read more
Remember: First you have to figure why your weight is suboptimal. The key to treat an issue like this - really any issue in life- is to first figure out the root cause. It allows for more guided, specific treatments. ...Read more