There are five FDA-approved drugs that are prescribed for weight loss. These include orlistat, phentermine/topiramate, lorcaserin, bupropion/naltrexone and liraglutide. The medicines are safe and can be had for long-term use. However, you should stop taking them when you’re no longer reaping the benefits or experiencing side effects. In this connection, you can consider taking the FDA-approved appetite suppressant drugs as well. However, they are recommended for short-term use only, maximum up to 12 weeks. I suggest you consult your doctor regarding your weight problem. He/she is the best person to decide if you need any medicine. In case you do, the medicine along with its dosage will be recommended by the doctor.
Me middle aged man, 52 in years, and very very fat. My bmi crosses 39 now. I want to loossse weight but not successful. Doctor says I could have serious health issues if I dnt get okay in weight fast. Do u think weight loss medications will be okay for me? Please give names.
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