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Will diet pills affect the effectiveness of birth control?

Will diet pills affect the effectiveness of birth control?

BCP effectiveness: No, if your take your birth control pills correctly, they should not affect the efficacy of the medication. I am referrring to diet pills that are prescribed by a physician who is knowlegeable and trained in the treatment of medical weight loss. A good web site to check is the asbp--american society of bariatric physicians. ...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


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Do diet pills affect the effectiveness of birth control pills? I am contemplating taking hydroxycut max for women to help jumpstart my metabolism along with exercise and eating right but I wanted to make sure that it would not negatively affect my birth c

Do diet pills affect the effectiveness of birth control pills? I am contemplating taking hydroxycut max for women to help jumpstart my metabolism along with exercise and eating right but I wanted to make sure that it would not negatively affect my birth c

As: As far as I am aware diet pills do not interact with birth control pills, however you may wish to ask your gynecologist for another opinion. It sounds like you are on the right track with exercise and eating right. You may want to try this first before starting a diet pill. By eating five to six small meals a day you can jump start your metabolism. Also consider seeing a nutritionist for a dietary consultation.
Best of luck. ...Read more

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Great diet pills that don't interact with birth control?

Great diet pills that don't interact with birth control?

Diet & Exercise: As you might imagine, most physicians don't recommend diet pills. There are prescription diet pills and they should be given under a physicians supervision. OTC diet pills are not safe and I don't recommend them. In terms of interactions, you'd have to state the name of pill and the name of your birth control to answer effectively ...Read more

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Do diet pills affect birth control?

Do diet pills affect birth control?

Not likely: There are generally not interactions between bc pills and bc (do you mean pills?), but the dr who is prescribing you diet pills can best answer that question and shoul know you're also on bc pills. ...Read more

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Do diet pills interfere with birth control?

Do diet pills interfere with birth control?

Most do not: Most diet pills do not interfere with birth control pills except high dose topomax >200mg/d. ...Read more

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Do ACE diet pills interfere with birth control?

Do ACE diet pills interfere with birth control?

No: Don't know what ace diet pills are, but in general, diet pills don't interact with birth control. You should discuss the use of diet pills with your doctor. ...Read more

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Help please! Could diet pills affect birth control?

Help please! Could diet pills affect birth control?

Diet pills: There is little need for diet pills. There is need for a good diet and also for exercise. Weight loss should not be done at breakneck speed - 1/2 to 1 lb a week is enough for most folks. Those who lose weight quickly tend to gain it back quickly - not all but many!

Please go on-line to :NuVal" and find out what foods are good, not so good, or bad! ...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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Are birth control pills still effective if a woman is also taking diet pills?

Are birth control pills still effective if a woman is also taking diet pills?

Check with pharmacy: You do not indicate which bc pills or diet pills you are taking, but any friendly pharmacist will have drug interactions available on his computer and can advise you about potential interference. Suspect that there will not be any problem. ...Read more

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Are there any medications other than antibiotics that affect birth control? Cold medications, diet pills?

Are there any medications other than antibiotics that affect birth control? Cold medications, diet pills?

YES: Anti seizure medications like topamax (topiramate).Phenobarbitol, carbamezaprin
anti fungal meds likegriseofulvin, nystatin
anti anxiety meds like benzodiazepines
hiv meds
antirepressants like prozac.Celexa, zoloft. ...Read more

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If I have a mirana and my diet pills say may interfere with birth control and I take them every day, do I use condoms every time?

If I have a mirana and my diet pills say may interfere with birth control and I take them every day, do I use condoms every time?

No need: To use a condom with an iud. This mechanism works even without the hormones, which work locally in the uterus and are not subject to increased metabolism, good luck. ...Read more

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Will nuphedrine diet pills interfere with minastrin 24 fe birth control pills? Or should they be taken at different times?

Will nuphedrine diet pills interfere with minastrin 24 fe birth control pills? Or should they be taken at different times?

Who knows?: The makers of NuPhedrine state that it contains: Advantra-Z®, Slimaluma® and Hoodia. God only knows what these substances are. ...Read more

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Hello, I am currently taking birth control pills called reclipsen, and plan on taking diet pills called oxy elite pro. Will the diet pills interfere w?

Hello, I am currently taking birth control pills called reclipsen, and plan on taking diet pills called oxy elite pro. Will the diet pills interfere w?

See yourMD: I do not think so. But diet pills are not the answer for weigh loss learning to eat correctly is the answer. Check with your md for approval...See www. Weighstation. Net for some helpful suggestions. ...Read more

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Does the Green Tea Super Diet Pills affect Microlite Birth Control Pills?

Does the Green Tea Super Diet Pills affect Microlite Birth Control Pills?

There should be no: Interactions as they are mostly just caffeine. However, those type of diet pills can be dangerous in and of themselves. ...Read more

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What diet pills can you take with birth control pills? Green coffee pills is what I have, what things can lower your fertility if you have too much

Avoid diet pills: It is good that you are trying to lose weight, but diet pills usually not a good idea. To avoid pregnancy, use contraceptive all the time, every time.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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What diet pills are you able to take on a low dosage birth control pill? Are caffeine ones not recommended? Can caffeine bring fertility issues?

What diet pills are you able to take on a low dosage birth control pill? Are caffeine ones not recommended? Can caffeine bring fertility issues?

Diet pills: I don't recommend diet pills at all - they have unpleasant side effects and may help you lose weight temporarily but you don't want to depend on them to maintain weight loss. Consider limiting the times and places you can eat, and spending some time on small portions of exercise every day. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can I take hydroxystm diet pills with lo loestrin fe birth control pills? Thanks in advance.

Can I take hydroxystm diet pills with lo loestrin fe birth control pills? Thanks in advance.

Well..: Considering the hydroxystim diet pills do very little, it won't have much of an effect there also. Also at age 50 contraception generally not an issue.
for real effects on weight loss, changes in behavior are needed (eating less; exercising more) a book that deals with the psychological barriers to do this effectively is here
http://www. Amazon. Com/dp/0692496157/ ...Read more

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Extremely heavy cramping and bleeding during period and my period is lasting longer. Why? I just started taking birth control and now diet pills

Extremely heavy cramping and bleeding during period and my period is lasting longer. Why? I just started taking birth control and now diet pills

Side effects: Your periods could be different due to the birth control pills and/or the diet pills, or may not be related to either. It is usually a good idea not to start more than one new medication at a time, because if something unusual like this happens, it is more difficult to determine what is going on. You may want to consider holding the diet pills and see how your next couple of periods with BCP. ...Read more

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Will the diet pill cts 360 decrease the effectiveness of my low-ogestrel birth control?

Will the diet pill cts 360 decrease the effectiveness of my low-ogestrel birth control?

No way to tell: Unfortunately, dietary supplements are regulated as foods (as opposed to drugs). As such, they are not required to undergo the same testing (or prove their claims to be true). Also, since no third party testing of their product is required - the ingredients listed don't even have to match what is in the bottle. Wish I had a better answer. .. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can apex (diet pill) weaken birth control?

Can apex (diet pill) weaken birth control?

Not likely: It has not really been looked at, but it is very unlikely that any diet pill would adversely impact the efficacy of oral contraceptives. For more info www. Askyourgynecologist. Org. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Heller
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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


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Contraception (Definition)

Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...Read more