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Drug slang A regional euphemism for amphetamine
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 pill

Drug 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.

Patient discussion about diet pill

Q. do any diet pills work

A. There is orlistat that prevents absorbing fat from the diet, sibutramine that reduces appetite that are currently approved by the FDA. (see http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/medmaster/a601244.html and http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/medmaster/a601110.html)

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!

A. Go far away from fast food and high calories food. Just eat less carbohydrate, cut down on the late night eating, take loads of vegetables. Take fruits especially when you feel like snacking on something. Start exercising and drink plenty of water each day. You will get the desired result ?

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?

A. try hiit training, high intensity interval training. consume all natural foods.

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