amphetamine

Amphetamine

What is an Amphetamine? First of all, an Amphetamine is a stimulant that is used to treat medical conditions such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Narcolepsy, depression and obesity. Some examples of Amphetamines are Adderall, Dexedrine, Benzedrine, Dextrostat, ProCentra, Vyvanse and Desoxyn. Since this drug is a stimulant, it affects the central nervous system. Amphetamines help boost concentration, reduce fatigue and suppress appetite. This prescription drug will also increase heart rate and elevate blood pressure. Therefore Amphetamines may not be suitable for some people with certain health conditions. How Do You Take an Amphetamine for Weight Loss? Well, an

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Anorex-SR

Anorex-SR

What is Anorex-SR? The generic name for Anorex-SR is Phendimetrazine Tartrate and it is classified as a sympathomimetic amine. Other brand names for this drug include Melfiat, Adipost and Bontril PDM. It is similar to an amphetamine, and it must be acquired through a licensed physician. Anorex-SR is sometimes prescribed as a short-term medication to treat obesity. Unfortunately obesity increases the risk for health problems such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, heart attack and stroke. This weight loss medication is prescribed with a healthy diet and exercise program. What Does Anorex-SR Actually Do? Since Anorex-SR is

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Appecon

Appecon

What is Appecon? Also known as Phendimetrazine Tartrate, Appecon is a prescription weight loss medication. Other brand names for this diet drug include Bontril Slow Release, Adipost and Melfiat. Appecon is a stimulant that works in a similar manner to an amphetamine. Basically this medication stimulates the brain and nerves, which elevates blood pressure and heart rate. Appecon is prescribed as a short-term weight loss medication, and must be taken in conjunction with a doctor-approved exercise program and reduced-calorie diet. Generally Appecon is prescribed to adults who are considered obese, which means their body mass index (BMI) is 30 or

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Atti-plex

Atti-Plex

What is Atti-Plex P? Commonly known as Phentermine or Phentermine HCL (Hydrochloride), Atti-Plex P is a weight loss medication used to treat obesity. Other common brand names for this diet drug are Suprenza, Pro-Fast, Phentride, Phentercot, Ionamin, Fastin and Adipex. Typically Atti-Plex P is prescribed to individuals with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or greater, or those with health conditions related to obesity, which include high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease. Atti-Plex P is considered a sympathomimetic amine, and it can come in tablet or capsule form. How Does Atti-Plex P Help With Weight Loss? Although it

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belviq

Belviq

What is Belviq? There are dozens of prescription weight loss medications that are used for the treatment of obesity and obesity-related health problems. One such drug is Belviq, which is also known by its generic name, Lorcaserin. Belviq essentially affects certain chemicals in the brain, and this helps reduce appetite. This drug is considered a serotonin receptor agonist. Note that Belviq is typically only prescribed to women an men with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or greater, or those suffering from weight-related health issues. How Do You Take Belviq? First of all, Belviq is prescribed by a licensed

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benzocaine

Benzocaine

What is Benzocaine? You may recognize Benzocaine as a topical anesthetic that is used for numbing pain. After all, this is what it is commonly used for. It can be used for swimmer’s ear or middle ear inflammation, and is often used as a topical treatment on skin irritations, sunburns, hemorrhoids and toothaches. Also known as Benzocaine Otic, this medication has been around since 1890. In 1937, Ayds weight loss candy was released, and it contained the key ingredient Benzocaine. This weight loss candy was quite popular in the 1970s and 1980s. However, this diet candy was discontinued in the

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bontril PDM

Bontril PDM

What is Bontril PDM? First off, the generic version of Bontril PDM is Phendimetrazine Tartrate, which is similar to an amphetamine. This stimulant is often used to treat people who are considered obese (body mass index is 30 or greater) or those with health problems linked to obesity, which can include high blood pressure, diabetes and heart disease. Bontril PDM is available through prescription only, and it is taken in conjunction with certain behavior changes. These changes include a reduced-calorie diet and exercise plan. Bontril PDM is classified as a sympathomimetic amine. How Does Bontril PDM Work? This weight loss

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bontril-slow-release

Bontril Slow Release

What is Bontril Slow Release? Also called PhendimetrazineTartrate, Bontril Slow Release is a prescription weight loss medication that is prescribed with a reduced-calorie diet and doctor-approved exercise. Other brand names for Phendimetrazine Tartrate include Melfiat and Adipost. This diet drug is only prescribed to individuals who are diagnosed as obese (have a BMI of 30 or greater) or those with weight-related health problems. Bontril Slow Release is a short-term treatment for obesity and it cannot be used by women who are pregnant or nursing a child. How Does Bontril Slow Release Help With Weight Loss? Well, it is actually unclear

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Contrave

Contrave

What is Contrave? Firstly, Contrave is essentially a combination of Bupropion and Naltrexone. Bupropion is a prescription drug that may help suppress appetite, and it’s also used as an antidepressant. As for Naltrexone, this is a medication that functions as an opiate antagonist (decreases the desire to take opiates) and may help reduce food cravings and curb hunger. Contrave was approved for weight loss purposes in September of 2014, and it is prescribed to adults with a body mass index of 30 or greater. Those with a BMI of 27 or higher can also take Contrave if they have a

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Dexfenfluramine

Dexfenfluramine

What is Dexfenfluramine HCL? Many weight loss drugs come and go. One that you may be familiar with is Dexfenfluramine HCL. This weight loss medication was used in the 1990s to treat obesity, but was pulled from the market in 1997, due to harsh side effects. It was also known as Redux. Dexfenfluramine HCL is considered a serotonergic anorectic, and it basically works by boosting the amount of extracellular serotonin found in the brain. This diet drug is similar to an amphetamine, but it does not have the same stimulant effects. Does Dexfenfluramine HCL Really Work? According to some clinical

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