Monday, April 21, 2014

Medications

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A number of medications exist that are used for weight loss purposes.  These drugs are prescribed by a doctor only when appropriate, and they should be used after non-drug options have been exhausted.  Drugs can assist with weight loss by blocking the absorption of some fats, balancing brain chemicals to increase metabolism or suppressing appetite in patients.

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Phat in My 40's, Health Guide, answered Is It Safe To Take Phentermine While… Hi pink,   I do not know the answer to your question and none of…

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Phat in My 40's, Health Guide, answered Can I take antihistimines while taking… Hi DJ, This is an excellent question for your pharmacist.  You…

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My Bariatric Life, Health Guide, answered I took a diet pill that I got from a… PS I have had side effects from a diet pill that I purchased from an online…

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