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What is the best weight loss pill?

What is the best weight loss pill?

Choices: As of 4/11/12, the only two drugs currently approved for weight loss in the us is orlistat and phentermine. There are pros and cons for both drugs. I would focus on lifestyle changes first before thinking about these choices. They won't do much unless you also work on your diet and exercise regimen. ...Read more

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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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Can you tell me what is the best weight loss pill no exercise?

Can you tell me what is the best weight loss pill no exercise?

Weight Loss: 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 is the best weight loss pill or diet out there to help lose weight fast?

What is the best weight loss pill or diet out there to help lose weight fast?

Weight Loss: The mediterranean diet is regarded by the world health organization as the most effective diet for weight management and health. The closer you stay to a plant based diet the better in all regards. ...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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To help out with my pp depression. What is the best weight loss pill to could you help me?

To help out with my pp depression. What is the best weight loss pill to could you help me?

D/w provider: Your psychiatrist knows your medications and knows you the best. It is prudent to discuss this with your prescribing provider to ensure there are no medication interactions. Auricular acupuncture is very efffective and safe for weight loss. ...Read more

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What is the best weight loss pills? I need results fat!

What is the best weight loss pills? I need results fat!

No quick fix here...: Sorry to let you down, but your best bet is a diet high in vegetables, fruit, whole grains, and low fat sources of protein. Exercise is critical to maintaining weight loss. Looking for a quick answer will get you only short-term results. Good luck. Lgromko md. ...Read more

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Really need to lose weight but limited exercise wise due to ailments, what's the best weight loss pill to help start me off?

Really need to lose weight but limited exercise wise due to ailments, what's the best weight loss pill to help start me off?

Review with doc: Based on your ailments you have and your overall health a professional could better help you come up with the best weight loss plan for you. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is the best prescription weight loss pill?

Can you tell me what is the best prescription weight loss pill?

Options: 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 is the best prescription weight loss pill that also give you heaps more energy?

What is the best prescription weight loss pill that also give you heaps more energy?

Avoid, avoid, avoid: You are playing with fire by taking such supplements. They offer no long term benefits and may actually prove harmful to your health. There are no genuine shortcuts to healthy weight loss. Avoid such pills. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Scholand
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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