Weight loss medicines are prescription drugs that are usually used as an alternative treatment for individuals who struggle to lose weight through traditional methods. The inability to shed the pounds by dieting or exercise may prove harmful in the long run, especially for those who have health problems because of their weight. Your medical history and body mass index will be taken into consideration before any weight loss medicine is prescribed to you.
This is a common weight loss pill and is available globally; it is also approved by the Food and Drug Authority (FDA).
The drug works by reducing your appetite, which in turn reduces cravings which means you will be eating less. This is accomplished by releasing a chemical into the brain to control the appetite, which helps to control binge eating or overeating during meals.
Composed of natural ingredients using a non-drug formula, there are no documented harmful side effects and is generally regarded as a safe drug for long-term use. The drug is the only fat burner containing Xanitrol™, a patented compound made up of bio-actives from the extracts of common food sources. Burning stored body fat, while preventing excessive storage of fat, it also helps to reduce stress caused by dieting while maintaining healthy blood sugar levels.*
The ingredient Xanitrol™ can be found in Zenoctil™ and is a compound of essential bio-actives sourced naturally. The product of decades of research and development, the natural ingredients used specifically helps to burn fat synergistically as well as blocking fat. In short, the compound Xanitrol™ is used to promote fat loss.
Used for weight management, Liposinol™ is a range of fat binding products which help to treat as well as to prevent obesity. It is made with Litramine®, a natural fiber complex that binds some of your dietary fats. Fully derived from the natural, dehydrated leaves of a cactus, it is not considered a drug. It is used as a weight management medicine due to its ability to chemically bind fats without the need for pharmacological actions, and since there are no known harmful side effects associated with its use.
A combination of oral weight loss medicines with a healthy diet and exercise may help patients to maintain their weight loss. Other benefits of oral weight loss medication are:
Obesity is defined as having a BMI of 30 or greater. While an individual is considered overweight when their BMI lies between 25 to 30. Being overweight or obese may increase the risk of health problems. Both overweight and obese is a chronic health condition that causes people struggling with their weight. Weight-loss medicines can be considered for some patients who have not attained a healthy weight with lifestyle changes alone, especially when they still have central obesity-related risk factors.
Most of the oral weight loss medications are not recommended for pregnant women, women who try to conceive and breastfeeding to avoid any risk of birth defects or cause any complications to your baby.
If you are taking Duromine weight loss medicines, do avoid alcohol intake as it may increase the effect of alcohol.
Possible side effects vary by medication and how it acts on your body. Most side effects are mild and most often improve if you continue to take the medication. Rarely, serious side effects can occur. Patients may experience sleeplessness, irregular or fast heartbeat, taste disturbance, and headache during early consumptions where it may slowly become better from time to time.
Premier Clinic oral weight loss medication varies depending on which program you sign up to. It is depending on your body weight and also doctor diagnosis. The medication ranges from RM 250 to RM 440 monthly which are consuming 30 tablets of medication to be consumed daily for 30 days.
The products will be different from each other depending on their tablet’s strength. In order for you to have this medication, complete consultation with our doctors is recommended to avoid any complication during the program. Our oral weight loss medication is only available with a prescription by the doctors.
Losing weight or fat aren’t easy to deal with. Even though you are on weight loss medication, without a proper treatment plan and lifestyle you may regain the weight back or even worse. However, they can be a tool to help you adopt the lifestyle changes you need to lose weight and improve your health. Most of the FDA approved oral weight loss medication is available via prescription from the doctor.
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How long you will need the weight loss medication depends on whether the drug helps you to lose weight without complication or not. If you lose enough weight to improve your health and aren’t having serious side effects, your doctor may suggest that you stay on the medication indefinitely. However, if your weight doesn’t lose at least 5 % of your body weight after 12 weeks on the full dose of your medication, you should refer back to your doctor. Your doctor may advise on a different treatment plan.
You probably regain some weight after you stop taking slimming pills. However, if you are developing and maintaining healthy eating habits together with the help of physical activity, you may regain less weight or keep it off.
If taking weight loss pills helps you to lose at least 5% of your body weight within a few months without side effects, you will likely want to continue it. However, bare in minds medication and drugs are no substitution for lifestyle changes. This type of medication should be just one part of a lifelong plan that includes a healthy diet, regular exercise, adequate sleep and stress reduction.