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Take Garcinia Cambogia
Why would you?: Why would you? This product will not in any way lead you to real or lasting weight loss. It is just another product in a long line of products that promise weight loss but fail to deliver. ...Read more
Diet pills: Why would you be taking a product that is a fraud? This product does not offer any real or lasting weight loss. There is no real proof of any effect for weight loss in the world with this product. ...Read more
Forgive me: The same length of time it will take you to lose the 100 pounds by diet and exercise without taking that stuff. Those folks have no reason to to tell the truth. We do. Kelly, it's time you have a talk with your physician about weight loss -- especially for a young woman like yourself, either a major lifestyle modification or bariatric surgery is your route to the body that you want. Good luck. ...Read more
Unsafe: Garcinia cambojia in itself is not a safe supplement to take long term. There are no studies to vouch for its long term safety. I would avoid taking it with sertralime. No data on whether the two can interact. ...Read more
Yes.: Garcinia cambogia is a plant derived supplement that is used for weight loss and can be safely taken with anti-anxiety medication. ...Read more
See a good doctor: Please be careful...GARCINIA CAMBODIA IS TOTALLY UNPROVEN. Diet and weight loss should be done the good old fashion way. Exercise and moderate your diet. In regards to the prolactinoma is a tumor of the pituitary gland in the brain. Prolactin levels are followed. bromocriptine can be used. One has nothing to do with the other I'm afraid. ...Read more
Is it safe to take Garcinia Cambogia Wow and Garcinia Cambogia Cleanse, which are recommended by Dr. Oz.?
Safe but worthless: These preparations have no proven value. Just because Dr. Oz recommends something does not imply effectiveness. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more
Why: Why are you taking the supplement, as the only thing that will lose weight is your wallet. Don't put things in your body when you don't know what they are, what they will do, or any potential harm they could cause. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. Make sure you're on brand name replacement and at the correct dose. ...Read more
Most likely: No herb drug interactions have been reported so far, but it has not been systematically studied, then again neither have celery, cabbage, salt, and pepper :). ...Read more
Yes: Mechanism of action is different and will be a combined benefit to achieve goal of weight loss and cholesterol reduction. ...Read more
Yes: There are no significant reactions between these compounds. ...Read more
NO, don't use: Garcinia cambogia is in most weight loss supplements, and can cause liver failure.It was also used in Hydroxycut which was taken off the market as people died from using it. I see a handful of patients per month with abnormal liver tests after using this medicine. I would NOT recommend it. There is no "magic pill" for weight loss. Diet and exercise remain the #1 way to lose weight and keep it off ...Read more
Don't waste your $: There may be interactions with psych meds that modulate serotonin e.g. Prozac, Zoloft, (sertraline) etc. But evidence is sparse & comes from mouse studies. But I'd avoid it because it's mostly WORTHLESS. A careful review of favorable medical reports of GC found that THEY were mostly worthless. Think critically. Be skeptical. Arm yourself with REAL KNOWLEDGE. Don't be an easy mark for the snake-oil salesmen. ...Read more
Unknown: As is true with most supplements, there are no good studies that these supplements do anything beneficial for you. They are not regulated by the fda, instead treated as "food supplements". Most of these are thought not to be harmful, but there are no studies to support this. You should not take any supplement at the same time as the levothyroxine, or else absorption of the med could be affected. ...Read more
Vitamins, supplement: There are many variables in this question. A sophisticated answer would need the dosage of and frequency of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) and Garcinia., confirm Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) is being used as prescribed. Honestly, there is no answer given the FDA in the US does not regulate herbal products. I practice caution for this reason. Caution to anyone on a stimulant trying to add a weight loss supplement. Please discuss w/ your Dr. ...Read more
Safe, may not help:
Garcinia Camboigia is generally safe & should be OK with endometriosis, but many research studies show it has little if any benefit- see http://authoritynutrition. Com/garcinia-cambogia-extract/
& the link there for a"proven way to lose weight."
There is no substitute for changing your diet to lose weight, though this supplement is more likely to be helpful than Garcinia: http://tinyurl. Com/q46f4l5 ...Read more
I'm desperate to lose weight can I take Garcinia cambogia while taking 150mg of thyroxin per day?
Is it safe for a person who has had the sleeve procedure done 7 months ago to take garcinia cambogia?
Yes: It won't interfere. Not convinced it will do any good either. ...Read more
I take garcinia cambogia 3x a day and it's makes me SO constipated. What can I take with garcinia cambogia to make me not so constipated?
Stop Garcinia: Stop this ineffective and expensive product. It will not in any way lead to any real or lasting weight loss. I promise. ...Read more
I've been taking eltroxin 50mg for several years now and I wish to take garcinia cambogia. Wanted to know whether I can while on eltroxin or not.
Garcinia Cambogia: If you want to take garcinia cambogia for weight loss you would be better off speaking w/your doctor about a food and exercise plan that is tailor made to you and safe. Please ask him/her about a low carb higher protein food plan. If part of the reason for taking zoloft is weight this will address it better. Please don't take GC w/zoloft w/out speaking to doc. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Don't use them: Garcinia cambogia is in most weight loss supplements, and can cause liver failure.It was also used in Hydroxycut which was taken off the market as people died from using it. I see a handful of patients per month with abnormal liver tests after using this medicine. I would NOT recommend it. There is no "magic pill" for weight loss. Diet and exercise remain the #1 way to lose weight and keep it off ...Read more