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Weight Loss Pills Facts The Drug Manufacturer Don't Want You To Know

Aug 14, 2008
If you are someone thinking about using diet pills to help control your weight, you may be reassured by the manufacturers claim that they only contain natural substances. avoid cutting back on your calorie intake and more importantly, have you had this approved by your doctor. However you intend to approach this; with your doctors knowledge and approval or not, pay good heed to the warnings on the side of the packaging for potential side-effects which ca even be life threatening if ignored.

There are also warnings on how you should take diet pills and mixing them in drinks or crushed up in food are two ways that shouldn't be attempted; the best advice being to swallow them in one with a full glass of water. Because diet pills have a diuretic effect, meaning you go to the toile more often, it is easy to become dehydrated so it is necessary to drink more water, as many as eight glasses per day.

Sometimes the obvious should not be overlooked and in this case it is sticking to the recommended dosage per day as the possibility of danger from the side effects increases and it is not likely the diet pills will be any more. Whilst you are taking these pills, regular checks of your heart rate is important as it should be on or below eight six beats per minute but if it rises to over 90, which you will know because you are keeping a check then you should cease taking the weight loss pills.

Like any other form of medication, diet pills will only work properly if the instructions are followed but don't forget your doctor or dietician will probably have more experience and will be able to guide you more fully. As some of these diet pills contain the appetite suppressant phenylpropanolamine, medical guidance would be worthwhile as there are reports which conflict about how long these pills can be taken for before they pose a health risk.

There are only two types of pill in as much that certain types are available by prescription only or those that are available over the counter. The difference is that prescribed weight loss pills are governed by the Federal Drug Administration because the use of these pills is monitored and can only be advertised using strict regulations.

Even eight loss pills that are approved for long term use like Xenical can have unwanted side effects like oily fecal discharges and diarrhea. Over the counter diet pills are categorized as food products and as such, not regulated; this is why it is often better to just have a reduced fat diet plan organized.

Your local pharmacist me be able to help you find a diet pill that can help as many of the others previously mentioned are not even tested by government agencies so can be potentially lethal in the wrong situation. There are many family medical history occasions where these supplements should never be taken so anyone with prostrate, thyroid, heart, blood pressure, seizures, strokes or mental illness should avoid them at all costs including anyone on cold medication.

If you are trying to get pregnant, suspect or know that you are, they must also be avoided. Anyone with an allergy to the food dye tartrazine or to sulfites should also stay away from using diet pills as well under the under 18s and those over sixty especially if they require the use of stimulants to replace exercise. As you can see, there are many occasions where it is unsafe to take these pills so be wise about their use.
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