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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

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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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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?

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

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