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Meridia Dosage - Phentermine Uses

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  • Meridia Dosage
    If you are using Meridia to lose weight or maintain it, the usual starting dose is 10 mg once daily. This eMedTV page explains some of the factors that may affect your Meridia dosage and offers tips on how to effectively take the medication.
  • Meridia Drug Information
    Meridia is a prescription weight loss medication. This selection from the eMedTV Web library provides an overview of important drug information on Meridia, including potential side effects and what to tell your doctor before using this product.
  • Meridia Drug Interactions
    This eMedTV resource explains how to avoid certain Meridia drug interactions. This article provides a detailed list of drugs that can cause interactions with Meridia and describes the complications these interactions can cause.
  • Meridia For Weight Loss
    Meridia is a prescription medicine used for weight loss. Meridia information discussed on this eMedTV page includes its possible side effects, interactions, and warnings.
  • Meridia Oral
    As this eMedTV Web article discusses, oral Meridia capsules may be prescribed to adults who want to lose weight. This page also describes how this weight loss medication works, lists possible side effects, and covers general dosing guidelines.
  • Meridia Over the Counter (OTC)
    There is no over-the-counter (OTC) Meridia available; it is only available with a prescription. This eMedTV Web site explains why it is important to have a prescription for this medication, along with your doctor's approval and supervision.
  • Meridia Overdose
    There are several factors that may affect a Meridia overdose, such as how much of the drug was taken. This eMedTV segment explains these factors in more detail and describes possible symptoms of a Meridia overdose and potential treatment options.
  • Meridia Risks
    Some of the potential risks with using Meridia may include insomnia, constipation, and dry mouth. This eMedTV article deals with other problems that may occur with this drug, including side effects that require immediate medical care.
  • Meridia Side Effects
    Although most people do not experience any problems while taking Meridia, side effects are possible. This eMedTV Web page lists common side effects seen with the drug, rare side effects, and side effects that may require immediate medical care.
  • Meridia Uses
    Meridia uses include helping people to lose weight and keeping it from returning. This portion of the eMedTV library explains in detail how the medication works and who it is designed for. This article also discusses off-label uses of the drug.
  • Meridia Warnings and Precautions
    Understanding Meridia warnings and precautions can help ensure a safe, successful treatment process. This eMedTV page provides some of the risks of using Meridia, explains who should avoid the drug, and describes what to discuss with your doctor.
  • Meridia Weight Loss Medication Information
    This eMedTV Web article takes a look at important information on Meridia, a weight loss medication available by prescription. This page also explains why Meridia may not be suitable for some people and outlines possible side effects of the drug.
  • Oats
    Oats are high in soluble fiber and are relatively low on the glycemic index, especially if you choose the "old-fashioned" unsweetened varieties instead of the quick ones. Studies have shown that people who eat more soluble fiber tend to have less "visceral" belly fat -- that deep, hard-to-lose belly fat that is especially dangerous to your health. Also, studies have shown that low-glycemic-index foods, which encourage stable blood sugar, also help to reduce belly fat.
  • Obesity and Diabetes
    This eMedTV page explains that people with a BMI of 40 or higher have seven times the risk of developing diabetes, compared to people who are at a healthy weight. This page explores the link between diabetes and obesity in detail, with tips on prevention.
  • Obesity and Exercise
    It is important for people who are overweight to incorporate exercise into their daily lifestyle. This eMedTV resource explores exercise and obesity, explaining ways of starting an exercise program and offering tips on staying active.
  • Obesity Calculator
    You can measure body fat using a calculator, which computes body mass index (BMI). This eMedTV page offers an obesity calculator that allows you to enter your weight and height to measure your BMI and explains how to interpret the results.
  • Obesity Chart
    Calculating a person's body mass index (BMI) is an accurate way to measure body fat. This eMedTV segment explains how to calculate your BMI, provides an obesity chart for children and adults, and discusses how to interpret the results.
  • Obesity Epidemic
    Is obesity an epidemic in the United States? This eMedTV segment gives a brief description of what obesity is, who is affected, and how common it is. This article also includes a link to more in-depth information on obesity.
  • Obesity Help
    When trying to determine your options for getting obesity help, you should start by talking to your doctor. This eMedTV page takes an in-depth look at when it may be time to lose weight and offers tips on what to look for in a weight loss program.
  • Obesity Prevention
    Obesity prevention is often a matter of lifestyle choices. This selection from the eMedTV Web site explains that balancing the amount of "calories-in" versus "calories-out," along with regular physical activity, are effective ways to combat obesity.
  • Obesity Problems
    As this eMedTV article explains, obesity can cause several health-related problems, such as certain cancers, sleep apnea, and strokes. This page discusses these and other problems, and explains how often they occur in people who are obese.
  • Obesity Statistics
    There are more than 160 million adult Americans (66.3 percent) who are considered overweight or obese. This eMedTV page takes a detailed look at several obesity statistics, including how often obesity causes health problems and who is most affected.
  • Obesity Surgery
    This eMedTV article explains that obesity surgery may be an option for people who have failed at nonsurgical approaches to weight loss, or for those who have health conditions due to obesity. This page also describes the various surgeries available.
  • Ordering Adipex Without a Prescription
    If you order Adipex without a prescription, you can be prosecuted under federal and most state laws. This eMedTV Web article explains that while it is possible to get the drug without a prescription, doing so is illegal and potentially dangerous.
  • Ordering Xenical Without a Prescription
    As this eMedTV page explains, although many people may be interested in ordering Xenical without a prescription, the drug is available by prescription only. However, an over-the-counter version of Xenical is now available (sold by the name Alli).
  • Orlastat
    Orlistat (Xenical, Alli) can help people lose weight as well as keep the weight off. This eMedTV page offers a brief overview of the drug, which is available with and without a prescription. Orlastat is a common misspelling of orlistat.
  • Orlistat
    Orlistat is often used as an aid to weight loss in conjunction with dietary changes. This eMedTV segment offers a detailed overview of the drug, explaining how it works, when and how it should be taken, possible side effects, and dosing guidelines.
  • Orlistat (Alli, Xenical) Information
    This eMedTV Web resource offers important information on orlistat (Alli, Xenical), a weight loss medication available with or without a prescription. This page also covers how this medicine works, general precautions, and potential side effects.
  • Orlistat -- Medication for Weight Loss
    This eMedTV segment takes a look at using the medication Orlistat for weight loss. It briefly explains how this product works and how to ensure the effectiveness of each dose. A link to more information on uses for Orlistat is also included.
  • Orlistat 120 mg Capsules
    As this eMedTV Web article explains, using orlistat 120 mg capsules three times daily may help people lose weight. This page offers some tips on using this medication and further describes some general dosing guidelines to be aware of.
  • Orlistat 60 mg Capsules
    As this eMedTV Web segment explains, orlistat 60 mg capsules used three times a day can help with weight loss. This article further discusses dosing guidelines and describes some tips for when and how to use this weight loss medicine.
  • Orlistat Capsules
    As this eMedTV page discusses, orlistat is a prescription and non-prescription medicine used to help with weight loss. This page offers more detail on these capsules, including how orlistat works, potential side effects, and available strengths.
  • Orlistat Dosing
    Although everyone takes the same dose of orlistat, there are things you can do to ensure effective results. This eMedTV article offers helpful tips on orlistat dosing, including when and how to take the drug to get the most out of it.
  • Orlistat Over the Counter
    Both over-the-counter and prescription orlistat are available for weight loss. This page from the eMedTV Web site offers an overview of this medication, including its uses, how the drug works, and possible side effects, with a link to more information.
  • Orlistat Side Effects
    While most people have no problems with orlistat, it is possible for side effects to occur. This eMedTV article lists common side effects seen with orlistat, rare side effects, and side effects that may require prompt medical attention.
  • Orlistat Without a Prescription
    This eMedTV page discusses how you can buy orlistat without a prescription. The nonprescription version is sold under the name Alli and is used for helping people lose weight. This page also covers how the drug works and possible side effects.
  • Pheentermine
    Phentermine is a medication that can be prescribed to help with weight loss. This eMedTV resource describes how phentermine works and explains what to be aware of before using this product. Pheentermine is a common misspelling of phentermine.
  • Phenetermine
    Phentermine, a prescription drug, is used for helping with weight loss. This eMedTV segment describes how phentermine works and explains what side effects may occur with the use of this medicine. Phenetermine is a common misspelling of phentermine.
  • Phenetramine
    Phentramine is a non-prescription supplement commonly used as a weight loss aid. This eMedTV article explores the effects of this product and explains what you should be aware of before using it. Phenetramine is a common misspelling of Phentramine.
  • Phentamine
    Phentermine is a prescription medicine that is used for weight loss. This eMedTV Web page describes this medication in more detail, explains who should avoid it, and provides a link to more information. Phentamine is a common misspelling of phentermine.
  • Phentarmine
    Phentermine is a prescription weight loss drug approved for short-term use only. This eMedTV article explores the effectiveness of phentermine, and explains how and when to take this product. Phentarmine is a common misspelling of phentermine.
  • Phenteramine
    Phentermine is a prescription weight-loss medication. This eMedTV Web page further describes phentermine, lists side effects that may occur, and links to more detailed information about the drug. Phenteramine is a common misspelling of phentermine.
  • Phenteremine
    Taking the prescription drug phentermine along with following an appropriate diet can help with weight loss. This eMedTV page explains what to discuss with your doctor before using this product. Phenteremine is a common misspelling of phentermine.
  • Phenterimine
    Phentermine is a weight loss medicine that is available by prescription only. This eMedTV Web page explains when and how to take phentermine and lists possible side effects of the drug. Phenterimine is a common misspelling of phentermine.
  • Phentermene
    Healthcare providers can prescribe phentermine as a short-term weight-loss medication. This eMedTV resource describes phentermine in more detail and explains what side effects have been reported. Phentermene is a common misspelling of phentermine.
  • Phentermiine
    Phentermine products are used to help with weight loss. This page from the eMedTV library describes the effects of this medication and explains when and how to take it. Phentermiine is a common misspelling of phentermine.
  • Phentermine
    Phentermine is a prescription drug that is licensed as a short-term weight loss treatment. This eMedTV page lists the various phentermine products available, describes how the medicine works, and explains what you should know before taking the drug.
  • Phentermine 15 mg Capsules
    Among the various forms and strengths of phentermine, 15 mg capsules are the lowest available strength. This eMedTV segment lists the other forms and strengths available for this medication and offers phentermine dosing guidelines for weight loss.
  • Phentermine 30 mg Capsules
    There are two types of phentermine 30 mg capsules; one is equivalent to Fastin, while the other is not. This eMedTV segment offers information on how dosing works for phentermine and explores the potential dangers of long-term use of this drug.
  • Phentermine 37.5 mg Capsules
    Phentermine comes in both tablet and capsule form, and is available in a number of strengths. As this eMedTV Web page explains, for the capsule form of phentermine, 37.5 mg capsules, 30 mg capsules, and 15 mg capsules are available.
  • Phentermine and Breastfeeding
    Before taking phentermine, breastfeeding women should talk to their doctors about possible risks. As this eMedTV page explains, phentermine is similar to amphetamines (which pass through breast milk and can have negative effects on nursing infants).
  • Phentermine and Dry Mouth
    Dry mouth is a side effect that has been reported with phentermine. This portion of the eMedTV library provides a more in-depth look at phentermine and dry mouth, and also includes a list of suggestions for dry mouth relief.
  • Phentermine and High Blood Pressure
    There is a known link between phentermine and high blood pressure. As this article from the eMedTV article library, you should not take phentermine if you have moderate to severe high blood pressure, as the drug can make this condition worse.
  • Phentermine and Insomnia
    It is possible to experience insomnia while taking phentermine. As this eMedTV resource explains, if you are taking phentermine and insomnia occurs, you may want to try taking the drug early in the day and improving your sleep habits.
  • Phentermine and Pregnancy
    Phentermine is not recommended for use in pregnant women. This page on the eMedTV site contains more information about pregnancy and phentermine, and discusses the potential risks that may be involved with using the drug while pregnant.
  • Phentermine Capsules
    Phentermine is a prescription weight loss medication that comes in both tablet and capsule form. This eMedTV segment briefly explains when and how to take phentermine capsules and tablets, and describes how this medication works as a weight loss aid.
  • Phentermine Dangers
    Phentermine can increase your heart and blood pressure. This segment from the eMedTV Web site discusses other potential phentermine dangers and lists some of the common side effects that have been reported with this weight loss medication.
  • Phentermine Diet Pills
    A prescription diet pill, phentermine is a medication used to help people lose weight. This part of the eMedTV site takes a quick look at phentermine, with details on side effects, abuse potential, and more.
  • Phentermine Diet Supplement
    Phentermine is not a diet supplement; it is a weight loss medication that is available by prescription only. This eMedTV Web page explores the effectiveness of phentermine and offers information on when and how to take this medicine.
  • Phentermine Dosage Review
    For the tablet form of phentermine, dosing usually starts at half a tablet or one tablet once a day. This eMedTV Web page also offers dosage recommendations for the capsule form and includes a list of tips for those taking phentermine for weight loss.
  • Phentermine Drug Information
    This eMedTV article provides important drug information on phentermine, including details on how the medication works and when and how to take it. Information about the abuse potential of phentermine is also included in this Web article.
  • Phentermine Drug Interactions
    If alcohol, tromethamine, or MAOIs are combined with phentermine, drug interactions may occur. As this eMedTV resource explains, negative phentermine interactions may increase your risk for developing serious (sometimes life-threatening) side effects.
  • Phentermine No Script
    A number of Web sites may offer to sell phentermine, no script needed. As this eMedTV page explains, however, it is illegal to buy phentermine without a prescription. This drug should only be prescribed by appropriately licensed medical professionals.
  • Phentermine Overdose
    Diarrhea, cramps, and confusion may occur if you take too much phentermine. Overdose treatment options, as this eMedTV segment explains, may include "pumping the stomach," taking certain medications, or supportive care.
  • Phentermine Pill Information
    Phentermine is a prescription weight loss medication approved for short-term use only. This eMedTV segment provides more phentermine pill information, including information about the drug's effectiveness and important warnings to be aware of.
  • Phentermine Risks
    There are certain risks with phentermine that you should be aware of before starting the medicine. This eMedTV resource explores some of these risks and lists rare but potentially serious side effects of phentermine that require medical attention.
  • Phentermine Sexual Side Effects
    Phentermine sexual side effects may include impotence and changes in sex drive. This page from the eMedTV archives describes these potential sexual side effects in more detail and explains what you should do if these sexual problems occur.
  • Phentermine Side Affects
    Potential phentermine side effects include diarrhea, insomnia, and constipation. This eMedTV segment also lists serious side effects that may require medical attention. Phentermine side affects is a common misspelling of phentermine side effects.
  • Phentermine Side Effects
    Potential side effects of phentermine include diarrhea, restlessness, and sexual problems. This part of the eMedTV archives offers a more complete list of possible side effects, including serious problems that require medical attention.
  • Phentermine Tablets
    Phentermine is a prescription weight loss medication. This eMedTV article offers information on when and how to take phentermine tablets and capsules, describes the specific effects of this drug, and explores the abuse potential of the medicine.
  • Phentermine Uses
    Phentermine is used for suppressing the appetite to help with weight loss in people with exogenous obesity. This eMedTV resource discusses phentermine uses in more detail and explains how to properly use the weight-loss medication.
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