Do weight loss pills work?

No quick fix. The best program for weight loss focuses on education and provides ongoing support. Go to www.Drnewton.Tsfl.Com and spend some time looking a the take shape for life program. You can send me an email from there if you are interested in learning more about the program. I can coach you through the program.

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Do weight loss pills work in general?

Can't rely on a pill. Over-the-counter diet pills decrease one's appetite a bit (they are related to stimulants). A person's desire to eat can be much stronger that a diet pill's power to decrease his appetite, so he will likely continue to eat too many calories. Also, diet pills don't increase one's desire to exercise. If something as simple as a diet pill actually worked, we would not have so much obesity in America. Read more...
Three FDA approved. fat blockers (xenical), amphetamine, and serotonin drugs change appetite. And in all, when you stop them, the weight comes back because they do not change behavior. eat less, exercise more. the psychological barriers to that closely fit with all other compulsive behaviors. http://www.amazon.com/dp/0692496157/ details (in a highly tongue in cheek way) the science and practical ways to change. Read more...

How exactly do weight loss pills work?

It varies. Most weight loss pills over the counter have substances in them that are a type of naturally occurring caffeine to give your body an energy boost. Some people consider this a slight increase in metabolism. Also, they often have some type of appetite suppressant or water pill. There are various types and i recommend you ask your physician prior to taking one. Read more...
Three FDA approved. fat blockers (xenical), amphetamine, and serotonin drugs change appetite. And in all, when you stop them, the weight comes back because they do not change behavior. eat less, exercise more. the psychological barriers to that closely fit with all other compulsive behaviors. http://www.amazon.com/dp/0692496157/ details (in a highly tongue in cheek way) the science and practical ways to change. Read more...

Do weight loss pills actually work?

Temporary with risks. Weight loss pills are a short term solution with risks. There are multiple types of pills - ones that suppress appetite, ones that block absorption of foods into body. Talk to your doctor for the specifics. However, the best solution is to change dietary habits. Track everything you eat, limit your portion sizes, cut back on added sugars and fats and begin an activity. See choosemyplate.Gov. Read more...
FDA approval. The 4 drugs currently approved for weight loss by the fda have been shown to be effective over placebo in clinical trials. Phentermine (short term), orlistat, Qsymia and belviq (lorcaserin). No medication is without risks. Once you stop the drug, the weight will come back to baseline thus use them in adjunct to a sound diet and exercise program. Use them under supervision by a physician. Good luck. Read more...

Do hydroxycut weight loss pills actually work?

Only if. Only if you're trying to lose weight in your wallet. Why would you take something when you don't know what's in it or whether it'll harm you -- particularly when it won't help you. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. Invest in healthy nutrition, weight loss, diet, etc. Read more...
No. It is mostly wrong to think that eating anything can lower weight. And, the exception, dinitrophenol, is instructive. By de linking calorie burning from doing anything useful it burns up fat but causes fever, electrolyte abnormalities and often death http://www.amazon.com/dp/0692496157/ has some useful diet advice and info and is a humor book. Read more...

How does weight loss pills work and do they have long term side effects?

Short term. Weight loss pills, such as phentermine, can be used only for a short period of time, e.g. A few weeks. They decrease appetite and work well short term. However, they should only be used in conjunction with a good diet and exercise program. The drug HCG also can work to reduce appetite in a different fashion. It changes your metabolism and is very safe and effective when supervised by a doctor. Read more...
Sadly, they don't. Weight loss pills are of 3 types: "speed"-like drugs (rx e.g. Meridia; prior otc e.g. Ephedrine), blocking agents (e.g. Alli) and bad/miscellaneous agents (e.g. Thyroid, diuretics). Problems: if from the 'net, you have no idea of actual contents. Alli (orlistat) works in exchange for 'anal leakage' of unabsorbed grease-yuk! weight may drop but with kcal in > kcal out, weight always rises. Read more...

Any good weight loss pills or drinks that actually work?

Weight loss drugs. There are numerous weight loss supplements on the market. However, most physicians and dieticians would recommend healthy eating and exercise over taking any type of pill (many of which are not regulated by the fda). Weight loss comes from eating healthy and exercising. There is no pill that will act as a substitute for this (safely). Fen-phen worked great but look at the damage that caused. Read more...
Three FDA approved. fat blockers (xenical), amphetamine, and serotonin drugs. And in all, when you stop them, the weight comes back because they do not change behavior. eat less, exercise more. the psychological barriers to that closely fit with all other compulsive behaviors. http://www.amazon.com/dp/0692496157/ details (in a highly tongue in cheek way) the science and practical ways to change. Read more...

Does phen375 weight loss pills really work to lose weight fast?

Dangerous. Phentermine is a stimulant like methamphetamine. It is addictive, cause irritability, anxiety, sweating, tremor, insomnia and dry mouth. More importantly it increases blood pressure and heart rate. A similar drug called Meridia was withdrawn by the fda after it was shown to cause heart attack and strokes. Unfortunately, the modest weight loss with Phentermine and tenuate is not worth the risks. Read more...

Are there any weight loss pills that actually work fairly quickly?

No quick fix. The best program for weight loss focuses on education and provides ongoing support. Go to www.Drnewton.Tsfl.Com and spend some time looking a the take shape for life program. You can send me an email from there if you are interested in learning more about the program. I can coach you through the program. Read more...

Scientists have discovered any weight loss pills that work?

A few. There are a few drugs that can help with weight loss, if diet and exercise have failed. In order of increasing efficacy: 1. Glucophade (metformin) 2. Alli (orlistat) 3. Phentermine 3. Belviq (lorcaserin) 5. Victoza (liraglutide) and bydureon 6. Topamax (topiramate) 7. Qsymia (phentermine and topiramate) (topiramate + phentermine) unfortunately, side effects tend to increase in proportion to weight loss efficacy. Read more...
Yes. We do have a few that have varying degrees of success. See a doctor who is proficient in weight management. Read more...