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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Weight Loss
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Practicing since : 2009
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Doctor :   Hi,
User :   iam having thyroid since last three year
User :   but since last year iam putting on too much weight
User :   i have tried diet
Doctor :   ok,
User :   but my problem is iam not able to control the eating habbit to follow the diet
User :   is their any medicine which will help me reduce
User :   iam all the time hungry i want to know any medicne which will help me reduce the hunger
Doctor :   Yes , there are medicines but i can not prescribe you as they need written prescription to get
User :   if i happen to contact a geneal physician and tell them abt this medicine so they can write a prescription
Doctor :   Its Sibutramine
User :   is Sibutramine a drug
Doctor :   the dosage and the course has to be written only on the basis of the clinical examination
Doctor :   yes, its the drug name
User :   ok
Doctor :   But the best way to reduce weight is by diet planning
User :   do i need to contact any perticular specialist or if i meet the general physician is enough
Doctor :   Have to reduce the carbohydrate quantity in the food
User :   the diet planning
Doctor :   you can have the regular amount but less carbs
Doctor :   yes, plan involving food items containing mainly high protein and low fat and very low carbohydrate
User :   i told you that i have tried dieting and gyming
Doctor :   May i know what kind of diet you followed and advised by whom ?
User :   but when i stoped gyming i increased the weight and diet
User :   bt docters
User :   and trainers
Doctor :   yes, abrupt stopping of gym is hazardous
Doctor :   i would advice to consult nutritionist in our plan for a diet councelling and a diet plan
User :   doen that
User :   done that
Doctor :   you can go through our website for the same
Doctor :   ok ,
Doctor :   i get it
User :   done that
User :   but iam not able to control my hunger
Doctor :   but there are pretty good chances of success by the plan laid by our dieticiens
User :   everything i eat more than normal
Doctor :   Sibutramine suppresses hunger but has sideeffects of its own
User :   if i stop eating again i feel hungry and i start eating again
User :   what kind of side effects
Doctor :   hence it has to be prescribed by a Practitioner in written form after examining you in detail
User :   will it have effect on reproductive organ
Doctor :   Sideeffects related to wakefulness and sensorium related affects
Doctor :   yes, it can affect the uterus also
Doctor :   can cause painful mensuration
User :   will it cause infertility probs
Doctor :   no,
User :   when iam meeting my gynic and ask abt it will she be the best person to advice
Doctor :   yes, if she has a regular touch with the medicine
User :   is their any other medicine with less side effects
Doctor :   no , this is the only which is under use , as its the safest amongst
User :   ok
User :   wil contact my docter abt it
Doctor :   ok,
Doctor :   Is there anything i can help you with ?
User :   no thank
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me ,
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   take care
User :   bye
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