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Not much, but...: Why are you taking it? It will help you to lose weight, on the order of 2-3kg of weight loss, and it will help to lower your cholesterol by blocking dietary fat absorption. However, most of its effect is in teaching patients what to not eat. When you eat a food high in fat, it will definitely remind you to avoid it, by giving you oily, explosive diarrhea and flatulence. ...Read more
Generic, Canada: Trusopt is the brand name for a combination of timolol and dorzolamide, two effective anti-glaucoma drops. It is now available in generic form which your ophthalmolgist (you are seeing an ophthalmologist? Right?) can prescribe. Cheaper sources exist in the grey market from canada. ...Read more
Only from a doctor: A medical abortion or an induced miscarriage can occur with either the use of mifepristone or misoprostol however both have unacceptably high failure rates on their own. They should be used together either simultaneously if miso given vaginally or 24h apart if miso given bucchally. It is effective up to 10wks but never 100% effective. That's why GYN/MD follow up is critical. Do not try on your own ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diet: There is no miracle in diet meds. All have side effects. Consult dr. Have cholesterol checked with focus on triglycerides as well as pre diabetes. Calories in calories out. Only structured life style over years can help. Consulting nutritionist after medical evaluation is wise decision consider understanding carbohydrates, fats, choose wisely. Colored berries as anti oxidants, etc. ...Read more
Pharmacy: Most national chain pharmacies, such as cvs or walgreens, will carry the oraquick. ...Read more
Can sibutramine (appetite suppressant) and xenical (weight loss pill) safely be taken at the same time?
"Meds": Please start on the web and learn everything you can about these products before you decide which one(s) are OK and safe! When you have settled this go to your pharmacy and see what the total costs of these meds would be. Very few people need all of the above without a very clear medical indication. ...Read more
Yes, it can work: A meta-analysis of 22 studies trials showed that average weight loss was about 20lb over the course of a year. However, the weight came back after stopping the medication. It's not great to take the med long term (unpleasant side effects), so it'll really take a good diet and exercise regimen to keep the weight off. Good luck! ...Read more
You can't/shouldn't: I suppose you could buy Cialis or any other drug for that matter from online presence of brick & mortar pharmacies. But if you want prescription drug for cheap off Internet, I'd be leery, especially if they're not based in States. There's no guarantee that you're getting what you paid for. Be even more suspicious of Internet pharmacies that offer to sell prescription drugs w/o prescription! ...Read more
Actually good: Since fatty meals will make the side effects of orlistat worse (abd pain/cramp, fatty stool, flatulence, nausea/vomittinf), slim fast is quite slim and thus will be better than a double mac with cheese! xenical really works by teaching how to eat--less fatty/greasy foods. If trouble, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Yes.: Yes, but the alpha-2 fat burner is of little value! ...Read more
Can I easily lose 50 lbs with fastin (phentermine) xr? If so then how soon?
Is it safe to purchase fastin (phentermine) xr over the counter?
Need more info: If you want to lose weight in a healthy way, you should see your family physician for a physical. Then have the physician refer you to a dietitian. It's a waste of your money to try to lose weight on your own with an OTC preparation. Losing weight is serious business and you need accurate and safe advice to do it without harming your health. Don't believe the claims of a lot of OTC "medications". ...Read more