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List of Medications for Weight Loss

Weight loss medications are generally prescribed in specific situations when other weight loss methods (such as lifestyle changes and diet modifications) have not been successful or for individuals with certain medical conditions.

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It is essential to consult a qualified healthcare professional before considering any weight loss medications, as they can have potential side effects and interactions with other medications.

Here are some common weight loss medications, along with their general effectiveness and pros and cons:

Orlistat (Alli, Xenical):

Phentermine (Adipex-P, Suprenza):

Liraglutide (Saxenda):

Buproprion-Naltrexone (Contrave):

Consult with Your Doctor

Please note, weight loss medications are not a magic solution and should be used in conjunction with lifestyle changes, including a healthy diet and regular exercise. Always consult a healthcare professional to determine the best approach for your individual needs and health status.  

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