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Gastric bypass surgery with increased metabolic rate and BP - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   i had gastric bypass 4 years ago. Can i take OxyElite pro (fat burning pills)?
Doctor :   hi
User :   Hello...
Doctor :   may i know your age ?
User :   29 years old
Doctor :   may i know your weight ?
User :   246 pounds
Doctor :   so has the gastrc bypass not worked ?
User :   i initially lost 175 pounds and gained back 40 in the last year
User :   i used to weight 375 pounds
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you can take the fat burning pills
User :   can you also take them if you are taking antihestamins for example 10mg Zyrtec daily?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   sure
User :   great. i was alittle concerned about it.
Doctor :   both have no interactons wth each other
Doctor :   i would also advce you to follow a good det habits and regular physical workouts in addition to these methods to lose weight
Doctor :   ** diet habits
User :   i have started working out and i am back following the guidelines of the post op eating plan
User :   is there a posibility of this product giving you high blood pressure?
User :   my blood presure is normal i was just wondering if this is something to be concerned about
Doctor :   yes, it has high metabolic rate and can increase the BP
Doctor :   To some extent
User :   my blood presure yesterday was 127/70
User :   tha's normal right?
Doctor :   but if your BP is normal to start and since you are still young it willl not matter
User :   great
Doctor :   yes that is fine and normal
User :   last question.
Doctor :   sure
User :   this product does not contain anything that can harm my pouch right?
Doctor :   what do u mean by pouch?
User :   i know i am not supposed to take any antiinflamatories since the pouch is too small and can create an ulcer.
Doctor :   oh ok, u mean your stomach pouch
Doctor :   no not really
User :   my stomach since after gastric bypass the stomach pouch is smaller
Doctor :   it has no effect on it
User :   Thank you for your help. i found this website extremely helpfull.
Doctor :   you are welcome
User :   have good day. BYE!
Doctor :   you too take care,
Doctor :   bye for now
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