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Vox populi An agent that either decreases appetite or increases basal metabolic rate—e.g., amphetamines—by prescription and OTC diet aids—e.g., phenylpropanolamine, ephedrine, and caffeine; in high doses, diet pills may cause marked agitation, hypertension, seizures, or, rarely, death due to cerebral haemorrhage
diet pillDrug slang A euphemism for an amphetamine Vox populi An agent that either ↓ appetite or ↑ basal metabolic rate–eg, amphetamines–by prescription and OTC diet aids–eg phenylpropanolamine, ephedrine, caffeine; in high doses, DPs may cause marked agitation, HTN, seizures, rarely death due to cerebral hemorrhage. See Artificial sweeteners, Diet, Phenolpropanolamine, Starch blocker, Sugar blocker.
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Q. do any diet pills work
There also surgeries for weight loss called "bariatric surgeries" (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bariatric_surgery).
However, the first step before the use of drugs or surgery is simply diet and physical exercise - these are the mainstay of weight loss. Drugs are usually an adjunct to it.
Q. I'm not so comfortable with diet pills I’m a teenage boy. I am desperate to lose my weight. I'm not so comfortable with diet pills and I don’t want to give a try also with that. Hope you have ideas!
Q. I must lose at least 15 pounds in two weeks without diet pills. I’m Tom 23/m. I must lose at least 15 pounds in two weeks without diet pills. How can I?