Diet / Weight Loss

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Diet / Weight Loss Overview

Dieting is the practice of eating food in a regulated and supervised fashion to decrease, maintain, or increase body weight. In other words, it is conscious control or restriction of the diet. A restricted diet is often used by those who are overweight or obese, sometimes in combination with physical exercise, to reduce body weight. Some people follow a diet to gain weight (usually in the form of muscle). Diets can also be used to maintain a stable body weight and improve health. In particula...

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Adipex in Michigan
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Will any doctors prescribe the adipex longer than 3 months time in Michigan? I have read that in some states doctors will only prescribe for 90 days and then just cut you off. Is this true for Michigan or is it more related to the particular doctor who is prescribing the medication? Thank you kindly for any feedback!!
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Losing Weight - nur isterate
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I have gaining weight while using Nur isterate - i am eating healthy but not losing any weight - what can I use to help losing weight ## I have gaining weight while using Nur isterate - i am eating healthy but not losing any weight ## Hy 24 started use dop am gain to mch ay wait to lose.ay started nur 1 month nw bt lm nt menstruating.what must l do to lose ## I've been on nur Isterate for 3years and am losing weight...
Updated 13 hours ago.
Contrave and alcohol consumption
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I have filled my prescription of Contrive but have not yet started taking it. I read all the possible side effects and am weary about taking in and wanting to continue to socially drink (glass of wine, socially drink on weekends) ## @pnj, According to's drug interaction checker, there ARE potentially dangerous interactions between Contrave and Alcohol. These statements go on to note the following: Consuming alcohol with Bupropion (one of the active ingredients in Contrave) may lead to an increased risk of seizures, decreased tolerance to alcohol, muscle spasms, confusion, and changes in cognitive awareness. For those reasons mentioned above, I would not encourage anyone to take the two together or even within the same day. Hope this helps! ## OK, I read the notice about alco...
Updated 16 hours ago in Contrave.
Contrave and High Fat Foods
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I ate a high fat meal (stuffed baked potato) tonight and am wondering when it is safe to take my evening dose of Contrave. All the warnings say is do not take with a high fat meal. Well, how long do you have to wait? There is no information on that! Has anyone heard? ## Hello, MrsMeck! How are you? Have you tried asking your doctor? Unfortunately, I'm only finding the same thing you are, not to take it with a high fat meal, but no specific time frame. Taking it with a high fat meal creates the risk of seizures. Other typical side effects, as listed by the FDA, may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, nervousness and anorexia. Does anyone know more? ## I spoke to a consultant at Takeda today and they recommended that I call my dr. But the problem would be that the doctor wou...
Updated 1 day ago in Contrave.
Killer Headaches
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I'm on Contrave almost 3 mos and lost 29 lbs...that's the great part, but lately I am getting the worst headaches, usually over one eye . Lately I've been getting 3 headaches a week and all I could do is lay in bed. Sometimes ice on my head feels better or even the pressure from the pillow being on my head to block out the light helps. I went to my prescribing doctor and she said headaches are a side effect. Other than a headaches my only other side effect is dry mouth. My doctor said the headache should go away as this does happen to a few patients on this meds. Advil migraine doesn't seem to help so I really don't know what else I could take with contrave. If I wasn't on contrave this kind of headache would definitely be gone with a Vicodin! But I know I cannot ta
Updated 1 day ago in Contrave.
wanting to quit taking contrave
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I need to know how to stop taking contrave. Can I just quit cold turkey or do I wean off? If I wean off how do I do it? ## Hello, Janice! How are you? How long have you been taking it? Why do you want to stop it? The FDA lists Contrave as being used to aid in weight loss and its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, nervousness, insomnia and anorexia. Have you consulted your doctor? It does require slow tapering for some people. ## I was looking up how to wean myself off of Contrave and found this comment on here. I've been taking Confrave for about a month or so. I just started the 2 pills in the morning and 2 pills at night dose Sunday (today is Friday). I've felt horrible all week since increasing it. Hot flashes in my face, horrible nausea, glands some...
Updated 2 days ago in Contrave.
periods missed
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hiiieee,i am not getting periods from past two months,i checked pregnancy test its what to do next??i am getting irritated.pls do help. can anyone suggest me medicine which is commonly seen in medical shop?? ## hy i am not getting period from past two month after taking ipill of having unprotected intercourse on the 7th day of menstruation..what to do ??plz advice..m so tensed.... ## Hi...I'm unmarried and 22 years old. Not getting periods from past two month. Got over weight too.plz say me the solution without side affect n reason if possible.because always delayed periods. ## missed period for ten days.want to know the name of medicine for regular period ## i 20yr old i meed my period last 2 month .i check by kit is show negitive . i am not marregd so what can i do ## ...
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Contrave Permanently Affected Palate
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I tried Contrave approx. 3 months ago for one week. I experienced terrible side effects; extreme nausea, inability to eat anything other than saltine crackers, terrible dry mouth. I couldn't keep anything down for over a week after stopping. Now that I am off, it is like my taste buds have totally changed. I used to love chicken, fish, steak - now I eat only a few bites before I am completely turned off by it. I cannot even smell tuna without my stomach turning (something I used to eat before without issue.) Unfortunately, I still like bread and pasta as much as I always have - it would have been nice to hate those too. I feel like I am turning into a vegetarian. Has anyone else that has taken the drug noticed a change in their palate? I want to know if it will ever go away. ## I to...
Updated 3 days ago in Contrave.
What are the directons in taking the diet pill Acxion Fentermina?
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What are the directions in taking the diet tablets Acxion Fentermina? Has anyone else been takings these tablets? If so have you lost a pretty good amount of weight? ## Take 1 in the morning when you wake up! ## I take one a day in the morning eat a small snack to control energy ## Yes, these tablets are normally prescribed once a day and have been successful in helping many people with weight loss. This is an appetite suppressant. Common side effects may include: nausea, insomnia, headache and irritability. You can read more here: Did you have any other questions? ## The directions are in spanish, but if you do not read spanish it says to take it 30-60 minutes before eating (breakfast and lunch) and do not take after 6:00 pm ## Is there any medications that u cant take with axion? Or i...
Updated 3 days ago.
how long does contrave remain in your system
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I took contrave for four days. How long will it last in my system? I cant take the nauseous feelings. ## Hello, Meka! How are you feeling? It shouldn't take more than a few days. Did you experience any other side effects, which the FDA lists as possibly including headache, nervousness, and insomnia?
Updated 3 days ago in Contrave.

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