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Side effects of weight loss medicines - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   hi sorry i was talking to some one earlier and i got disconnected. If i took adderall for weight loss could it be dangerous for me?
Doctor :   It is prescription drug
User :   no i would be self medicating
Doctor :   It is an addictive drug also.
User :   you see i'm really over weight and i heard it can really help so i was going to ytry it for a coupleof months
Doctor :   This drug is a psychostimulant.
User :   what does that mean?
Doctor :   Mainly used for certain pschiatric condition.'
Doctor :   Yes it also helps in reducing weight.
User :   but would it be safe to use for a couple of months
Doctor :   But has multiple complications.
Doctor :   Hence i would suggest you
Doctor :   only to try it under the guidance of a specialist.
Doctor :   Preferably avoid it.
User :   ok do you have any suggestions for me for quick weight loss
Doctor :   Have you tried any other measures yourself?
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