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Step 4: A Little Assistance Goes a Long Way!
We recommend healthy eating, physical activity, and behavioral modifications be included in every weight loss management plan. However, we understand that many people continue to struggle with their weight loss, in spite of these lifestyle changes. Therefore, as an adjunctive treatment we utilize medications to help you achieve your weight loss goals.
Prescription weight loss medications are targeted to support:
Appetite and Mood Centers of the Brain*
Satiety and Healthy Glycemic Control*
Carbohydrate and Lipid Metabolism*
Thermogenesis and Energy Expenditure*
Phentermine, Diethylpropion, Benzphetamine, Phendimetrazine
Stimulants are prescription medications used with a reduced-calorie or carbohydrate diet and proper exercise to help you lose weight. It is prescribed for overweight and obese adults to help control appetite. It decreases the appetite and increases the feeling of fullness.
Calculate your BMI
Many, but not all, weight loss medications require you to have a body mass index (BMI) of 27 kg/m2 or higher. Use the calculator to see if you qualify for certain medications. Click on the chart to enter your height and weight.
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