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What to do if I have seizures and im overweight where can I find safe weight loss pills?

What to do if I have seizures and im overweight where can I find safe weight loss pills?

Seizures: I would speak with your neurologist and see if there are any weight loss pills that are available that are not contraindicated for the medications that you are taking. ...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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Are weight loss pills safe to take?

Are weight loss pills safe to take?

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

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How safe is it to take weight loss pills?

How safe is it to take weight loss pills?

Probably not: Weight loss pills do not work. At best they might help a very short-term weight loss, but are full of potential annoying, dangerous, or life-threatening side effects interactions. There've never been proven to help sustain weight loss and i recommend avoiding them. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to take green coffee bean extract with "30 day diet" brand weight loss pills? I'm losing weight on it, but wondering if this is safe.

Is it dangerous to take green coffee bean extract with "30 day diet" brand weight loss pills? I'm losing weight on it, but wondering if this is safe.

No, but it makes: No sense to take either -- as neither one has any proven clinical value. The only thing that will shrink is your wallet, plus who knowns what's in the pills or how they could potentially harm you. Don't get your medical information from tv, friends ir internet scam sites. ...Read more

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Is taking weight loss pills with isoniazid generally considered safe?

Is taking weight loss pills with isoniazid generally considered safe?

It's not safe: To take weight loss pills under any circumstances. First, they won't help you long term. Second, they could be harmful. Third, the only thing that will lose weight is your wallet. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take weight loss pills while taking anti depressants if i want to lose weight?

Is it safe to take weight loss pills while taking anti depressants if i want to lose weight?

Not enough info.: Don't know which antidepressants you are taking & which weight loss pills you are referring to. It is good to avoid polypharmacy when possible. Often the best way to lose weight is the old fashioned way - exercise, health eating and moderation of caloric intake. Weight loss pills may have significant side effects. ...Read more

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I bought a product yacon syrup and weight loss pills. It is a dr. Oz commercialized product. Is it safe to use?

I bought a product  yacon syrup and weight loss pills.  It is  a  dr. Oz  commercialized product.  Is it safe to use?

Safe for Dr. Oz: Safe (and very good!) for dr. Oz, but not for you. Every weight loss program must be individualized; there is no single remedy that is good for everybody. Weight management is primarily in your head, not in your stomach; people often use food to gain gratification, not to satisfy hunger; and this is wrong. ...Read more

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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?

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

Dr. Peter Ihle
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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


Diet Pills (Definition)

Anorectic agents generally known as diet pills are medications which decrease or inhibit appetite and aid in the reduction of food intake, therefore aiding weightmloss. Most currently FDA-approved appetite medications are dispensed by prescription due to potential side effects and contraindications. Diet pills alone are seldom successful in deriving long-term weight reduction. They should only be taken under the direct supervision of a physician specifically trained in their use as a part of a multi-modal treatment program including diet, exercise, ...Read more