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Precautions before taking pills for weight loss - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi am 43 year old male I started going to GYM last Feb and taking Oxy Elite Pro Supplement to loose fat. My blood pressure ranges from 110/80 to 130/90. is ok for me to take it. Im also taking virlix for my allerges every 4 days.
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr.XXX here. let me read what you have typed
Doctor :   your blood pressure seems to be fine for your age
Doctor :   was cholesterol profile done for you before you started taking the supplement?
User :   Have not done that profile for a time now
Doctor :   ok. was it done at anytime? if yes, when was it done and what did it reveal?
User :   Im sorry Doc but that profile was done arnd 2005. my profile at that time seems to be off the healthy range
User :   anyway can i or not take the supplement
Doctor :   ok. so you mean to say you have not repeated it after you started on the supplement?
Doctor :   if so, then I would recommend you to get it done again
Doctor :   since your Blood pressure in within normal range, it should also come back within normal ranges of the values
User :   Ok, I will do that
Doctor :   if the cholesterol profiles have become fine, then you can stop taking the supplement
Doctor :   and be on diet control and exercises that you are regularly doing
Doctor :   have you followed what I have said?
User :   Yes Doc.
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   Wont it be a problem that I'm also taking Virlix for my allergies every 4 days
User :   I mean while taking the supplement.
Doctor :   no it will not be a problem. maintain atleast 1 hour difference in taking both of them
Doctor :   and if you feel any abnormal symptoms starting
Doctor :   report to your treating physician
Doctor :   sometimes drug interactions can vary in people due to different chemical compositions of individuals.
Doctor :   since when you have been taking the supplement?
Doctor :   and since when you are taking your antiallergic medication?
User :   Just started Yesterday. allergy pills since 2 years ago
Doctor :   ok.
User :   Thanks Doc XXX
Doctor :   it would be better to get your lipid profile checked to see if you actually need it or whether you can loose fat with diet and exercise regime
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   Thats all Thank you
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now.
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