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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Weight Loss
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Doctor :   Hi
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How can I help you?
User :   hi there can you please tell me i want to take adderall for weight loss just for a couple of weeks to help me loose weight i am 28 and weigh120 kgs
Doctor :   Oik

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I will help you in your decision
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May I know your height?
User :   i am 5.7
Doctor :   Ok

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Your ideal weight needs be around 70 kgs
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So, yes you are overweight
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And obese I can say
User :   i have had three children since 2005 and i just cant loose weight. i was 57 kg's when i fell pregnant
Doctor :  
May I know from where you are?
User :  
Doctor :   Ok
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But Adderall is not a drug for loosing weight
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Is it prescribed?
User :   i searched the internet and alot of people were saying they were self medicating for weight loss. No iots not on presciption
Doctor :   Ok
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It is a stimulant mainly and can be addictive
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So avoid taking that
User :   would u have any other ideas please i really need some help. over here evreything seems to be hearbal
Doctor :  
I suggest you to visit your Physician/Endocrinologist/Weight loss specialist once
Doctor :  
There are other medications
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Mainly Sibutramine
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It is a safer option
User :   my doctor has put me on tablets they are called xenical 120mg they really dont work
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They work by suppressing the appetite
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Ok
User :   is sibutramine herbal
Doctor :   No

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It is Allopathic
User :   what doe sthat mean
Doctor :   It is a synthesised modern medicine
User :   ok and would they help me to loose weight quickly?
Doctor :   Yes

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But gradually
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Not a quick fix
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Loosing weight quickly is a risk
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So Beware of that
User :   ok that would be great cos being so overweight makes me feel so tired and irratible all the time.
Doctor :   Ok

User :   can i buy those tablets over the internet
Doctor :  
Not advisable
User :   where would i get them
Doctor :  
Go with a prescription only
User :   why is it not advisable to buy over the internet?
Doctor :  
Bcos
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condition has to be assessed first
User :   ok and with the adderall could there be a danger to me taking it for weight loss
User :   and with adderall is there a danger in me taking them for weight loss
Doctor :  
and then choice to be made
Doctor :   and then decided

User :   sorry i seemed to have got disconnected. will there be any serious side effects with me taking adderall for weightloss
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
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