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What are the best diet pills I can take?

What are the best diet pills I can take?

Weight loss: There are no "good" diet pills but Phentermine can be used safely in the initial phases of weight loss . 37.5 mg daily and you must see your doctor for a prescription. ...Read more

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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


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What are the best sleeping pills to take?

What are the best sleeping pills to take?

Commentary: I personally do not like most prescription sleeping pills due to tolerance, next day hung-over sensations and grogginess, and sleep walking risk. But OTC Melatonin seems safe and effective in many. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What kinds of diet pills is safe that I can take with pots I want to lose 20 in two week what the best way?

What kinds of diet pills is safe that I can take with pots I want to lose 20 in two week what the best way?

None: There really in no safe way to lose 20 #s in 2 weeks. Goal is to lose 2 # a week via a healthy diet and exercise. Weight Watchers is a pretty good program. ...Read more

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What is the best iron pill to take when you are pregnant?

What is the best iron pill to take when you are pregnant?

No best iron pill: There is no best iron pill to take in or outside of pregnancy. They can all cause an upset stomach to a more or lesser degree. To get the appropriate amount of iron, tablets can be crushed and taken on several occasions over the course of the day. ...Read more

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Can you tell me exactly when is the best time to take my thyroid medicines and my vitamins?

Can you tell me exactly when is the best time to take my thyroid medicines and my vitamins?

Ask your doctor: This is a very important question to ask your doctor, because different docs have slightly different ideas on this. Ideally, thyroid hormone should be taken on an empty stomach - at least 2 hours after and 1 hour before eating, and at least 1-2 hours away from any source of iron or calcium. That can be hard and cause ppl to miss pills. Some docs are more flexible on these guidelines than others. ...Read more

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What diet pill can I take to lose weight quite off the waist! any diet pills i can take for that?

What diet pill can I take to lose weight quite off the waist! any diet pills i can take for that?

Waist fat: If you have fat especially around your waist, it's a cue to look at the kind of food you're eating. You may be eating more processed foods and sugars than your body is good with, or drinking more alcohol too. There are no pills for spot reduction around the waist. Instead you need an entire food and exercise program to make overall changes in your body. Sorry! nutritionists & trainers can help. ...Read more

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What diet pills do you suggest and are they safe to take with birth control? I wanna lose weight, but i also what to stay safe.

What diet pills do you suggest and are they safe to take with birth control? I wanna lose weight, but i also what to stay safe.

Pills not the answer: No diet pill is the answer you must make a lifestyle change.Stop soda , carbs and sugar cardio exercise 15 to 30 minutes to start.You need to be supervised by a md.See www.Weighstation.Net for more information.Check out faq's and newsletter for help. Start now! ...Read more

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What are the best prenatals to take? Do i need a prescription?

What are the best prenatals to take? Do i need a prescription?

Prenatal vitamins: Whether or not a prescription is needed for a prenatal vitamin depends upon how much Folic Acid is in the tablet. Over the counter tabs have less than prescription brands. It is not unreasonable to start the otc brand and when you are evaluated by your obstetrician, the decision as to whether or not you need the higher dose of folate (folic acid) based on you blood studies can be made. ...Read more

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What is a safe diet pill to take when you are on BP pills?

What is a safe diet pill to take when you are on BP pills?

None: Do this instead of diet pills: simple sugars and processed carbs should be avoided or limited. This includes any flour product as the fine grind makes absorption quick, and spikes your blood sugar which increases Insulin and promotes weight gain. Good fats such as olive oil and coconut oil are fine in sensible amounts. Eat a rainbow of organic vegetables and just enough protein. ...Read more

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Birth control pills question. How long it will take to be effective? What is the proper dosage and how many packs do I need for my gf.

Birth control pills question. How long it will take to be effective? What is the proper dosage and how many packs do I need for my gf.

1 week: If taken correctly and started at the right time, birth control pills will be effective after 1 week of use, but i usually tell patients 2 weeks to be safe. You will need 1 pack for each month. ...Read more

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What are the best vitamins to take?

What are the best vitamins to take?

Vitamin insurance: A good multivitamin is a type of insurance for what you may miss in diet. This is important because the quality of food is deteriorating due to soil being depleted of minerals, toxins, etc. Starting at your age is a good idea. Please get a good quality vitamin, not the common brands over the counter. Many have just enough in them to be legal. 100% of an ingredient is often not enough. ...Read more

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What are the best supplements to take?

What are the best supplements to take?

Be smart here...: FDA doesn't regulate supplements & can't remove potentially dangerous ones from the market. In 2012, the Inspector General reported of 127 products, 20% made claims about treating diseases (which is allowed only for prescription drugs) & 7% didn't include the required FDA disclaimer. Avoid those with suspicious claims, be wary of products labeled in other languages. Look for the "USP" purity seal. ...Read more

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What name of supplements can you take to get pregnant?

What name of supplements can you take to get pregnant?

Over the counter: Over the counter multivitamins are adequate. Whatever fits your budget and palate should be your go to brand. Dont have to be fancy or expensive in buying multivitamins. Your diet is enriched in USA and should cover all the important nutrients ...Read more

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What are the advantages when taking a B12 supplement? What foods do I get B12 from naturally?

What are the advantages when taking a B12 supplement? What foods do I get B12 from naturally?

B12: B12 can be energizing for some people and is only in animal products. Vegetarians should consider supplementation. ...Read more

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What do you think is the most effective exercise, diet and supplements to take to reduce stomach fat?

What do you think is the most effective exercise, diet and supplements to take to reduce stomach fat?

Cardio Mix: You cannot target the abdomen specifically for weight loss - if you have adipose tissue that you'd like to lose, then consider an increase in cardio and a balanced diet. However, do not always do the same exercise or you will increase your risks for stress injuries. Mix things up with walking, running, biking, swimming, or circuit training. Ultimately you need to burn more than you consume. ...Read more

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Are there any pills or medication I can take that would give me the best results in getting pregnet?

Are there any pills or medication I can take that would give me the best results in getting pregnet?

Royal Jelly: I know of no evidence that royal jelly helps with human conception. It is made in the glands of worker bees (female), and is feed to bee larval to help them develop. Queen bee larva a given higher doses, and it helps them develop them into fertile females or queen bees. ...Read more

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What to if I am taking levothroxine medicine.What are the best foods to cure hypothyroidism?

What to if I am taking levothroxine medicine.What are the best foods to cure hypothyroidism?

Stay on medication: Hypothyroidism is due to underproduction of thyroid hormone by the thryoid gland. The most common reason the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone (in the us) is due to autoimmune destruction of the gland. In this case levothyroxine is the medication of choice. Thyroid hormone does have a significant impact upon metabolism so it is very important to stay on a well balanced diet. ...Read more

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Can i take diet pills while depo? What is the safest diet pill to take?

Can i take diet pills while depo? What is the safest diet pill to take?

There are NO: "safe" diet pills. All prescription diet pills have risks of adverse side effects. The otc nonprescription "diet" pills will only decrease the weight of your wallet and may contain hazardous ingredients that are unknown because they are not tested or regulated. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or internet scams. ...Read more

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What is the best probiotic to take if you have ibs? (Safest and most effective)

What is the best probiotic to take if you have ibs? (Safest and most effective)

Probiotics: The jury is still out whether Probiotics really helps IBS or is it placebo. Let's see if it hold up to further studies and scrutiny ...Read more

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What are the best diet pills I can take?

Weight loss: There are no "good" diet pills but Phentermine can be used safely in the initial phases of weight loss . 37.5 mg daily and you must see your doctor for a prescription. ...Read more

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What is the best diet pills to take at 16years old?

Stay away from them!: Get off the couch and exercise, control your carbohydrate and calorie intake and avoid potentially harmful diet pills. ...Read more

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What kinds of diet pills is safe that I can take with pots I want to lose 20 in two week what the best way?

None: There really in no safe way to lose 20 #s in 2 weeks. Goal is to lose 2 # a week via a healthy diet and exercise. Weight Watchers is a pretty good program. ...Read more

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What kind of diet pills are the best to take having RA nd fibromylagia? I tried everything on eating less nd exercise. I need to loose wieght.

What kind of diet pills are the best to take having RA nd fibromylagia? I tried everything on eating less nd exercise. I need to loose wieght.

See dietitian: If you haven't been able to lose weight by changing your diet and exercising then it might be helpful to see a dietitian. Most people have a hard time making long-term changes in their diet and continuing to exercise. It usually helps to have a supportive professional guide you along the way. Ask your doctor for a referral. ...Read more

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What are the best diet pills can be used for energy and appetite suppression?

What are the best diet pills can be used for energy and appetite suppression?

None. eat healthy: Water, organic vegetable broth, green leafy vegetables, natural pickles, apples are great to fill you up so you dont feel hungry and they are very low in calories. ...Read more

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Please recommend the best diet pills that actually work?

Please recommend the best diet pills that actually work?

Recommend: exercise and healthy food selections. 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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Please recommend the best diet pills for fast weight loss!?

Please recommend the best diet pills for fast weight loss!?

Fast is not best: 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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Can you tell me what is the best diet pills for fast weight loss!?

Can you tell me what is the best diet pills for fast weight loss!?

Diet pills have cons: Eat healthfully. Try to eat at least 5 servings of vegetables & 4 of fruit per day. Increase nutritional fiber. Avoid refined sugar & junk carbohydrates. Avoid alcohol, sweetened juices, soda & caffeinated beverages. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio & weight training. ...Read more

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Whats the best way to start my diet without taking and diet pills?

Whats the best way to start my diet without taking and diet pills?

Starting: I often tell my patients to "journal" their activity and food intake. Then, if you know that you start an eating "fest' post dinner while watching tv-very typical. You change your location in the pm. Ideally, a fitness club. Other options get together with other weight-challenged friends and bring the kids --do an evening activity. "change your eating routine and location." a start. ...Read more

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What diet pills worked the best for you to lose weight?

What diet pills worked the best for you to lose weight?

Diet pills: Hi, rx diet pills are not the first steps in managing weight loss, neither is bariatric surgery. I believe you know to monitor your food intake by writing a journal, increasing activity levels etc.In my experience, at this time, phentermine, has the best success. This medication should only be prescribed by a physician who specializes in wt loss and monitors patients at least monthly. See asbp web. ...Read more

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Expert opinions? Which diet pills (appetite suppressants) work the best?

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Expert opinions? Which diet pills (appetite suppressants) work the best?

All have dangers: Appetite suppressants are chemicals that cause complex changes in your body's functions. Ultimately they are not good for you. The better way to reach a healthy weight is to maximize nutrition (real food), sleep well, and get moderate exercise. That approach will take longer but you'll be healthier and have results that will last a lifetime. The paleo approach is one of the better ways to go. ...Read more

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What is the best weight loss pill? Took diet pills in the 70s--are they still avaliable?

What is the best weight loss pill? Took diet pills in the 70s--are they still avaliable?

Phentermine/topamax: The most effective weight loss pill is combination drug therapy using appetite suppressants and anti seizure medication such as topamax (topiramate). There are multiple variations including anti diabetic and anti depressant medications that can be added when needed. We have used above combination therapy for almost 2 decades. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of love handles? Exercises, food you can eat, diet pills?

What is the best way to get rid of love handles? Exercises, food you can eat, diet pills?

Reduce trunk fat: Exercise twice daily; minimize sugars, breads, pizza, pasta; avoid saturated fats; very lean meats are good; egg white is good; no snacks after 8 pm; exercise before breakfast; include sit ups, pilates; diet pills are troublesome - don't --- get calorie counter - keep a diary ...Read more

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I want to lose lbs. Im 5'7 & before im 160 and i went up to 190. What is the best and safe for diet pills and im taking prenatal vitamins.

I want to lose lbs. Im 5'7 & before im 160 and i went up to 190. What is the best and safe for diet pills and im taking prenatal vitamins.

To Lose Weight: Let Wise Woman within you ask: • Reasons for gain in weight- o Unhealthy Diet o Lack of exercise o Stresses in Life? • How Diet pills will make you lose weight • Side effects of Diet pills • Balanced Diet with nutrients and antioxidants 1500 Cal/day • Become Captain over your eating behavior, NOT Victim • See Psychiatrist for Therapy to understand- IT is NOT WHAT you eat It is What is Eating ...Read more

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What are some over-the-counter diet pills i can take I have did diets n weight lost programs?

What are some over-the-counter diet pills i can take I have did diets n weight lost programs?

NONE WORK: No over the counter pill sold as fat burner or weight loss pill does not work only way to loose weight is eating less and properly and exercising. ...Read more

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What diet pill can I take to lose weight quite off the waist! any diet pills i can take for that?

Waist fat: If you have fat especially around your waist, it's a cue to look at the kind of food you're eating. You may be eating more processed foods and sugars than your body is good with, or drinking more alcohol too. There are no pills for spot reduction around the waist. Instead you need an entire food and exercise program to make overall changes in your body. Sorry! nutritionists & trainers can help. ...Read more

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Hi I have been diagnosed with overactive thyroid & been put on both neomercazole & levothyroxine. Is there any diet pills i can take .

Hi I have been diagnosed with overactive thyroid & been put on both neomercazole  & levothyroxine. Is there any diet pills i can take .

No: There are no diet pills to treat overactive thyroid. Usually, when the thyroid is overactive, an anti-thyroid medication is used to slow down thyroid function. Although some physicians add levothyroxine once thyroid hormone levels are well controlled, most endocrinologist would wean teh anti-thyroid drug to a small dose before adding levothyroxine. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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Best diet pills for womens?

Best diet pills for womens?

None: The only way to lose weight, keep it off, and stay healthy is to approach it sensibly. Eat more vegetables, fruits, grains, eggs, lean meats (in that order). Eat smaller amounts of the dense calorie-rich foods. Most people can eat as many vegetables as they want. Exercise- start slow if you're not used to it. See your doctor to make sure there isn't any medical problem complicating the process. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take diet pills?

Is it ok to take diet pills?

Can be risky: There are a large number of diet pills that have been marketed and not all are fda approved. Some have been takne off the market, many can cause headaches, jittenrness, sleep difficulties or agitation. As with prescription meds all have risks and side effects, some of which might be more of a problem depending on an individuals history. This is something to discuss with primary care doc. ...Read more

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Is lipro diet pills safe to take?

Is lipro diet pills safe to take?

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

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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more