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Is weight loss possible by taking Alza 36 tablets?

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Can I lose weight taking 2 Alza 36 tablets a day, if so how much weight lose
Posted Tue, 8 May 2012 in Weight Loss
Answered by Dr. Praveen Tayal 2 hours later
Thanks for posting your query.
Alza 36 contains methylphenidate - an amphetamine as its active component.
It is used for producing a weight loss but has got a high tendency of producing a psychological and physical dependence. Since the drug is a CNS and cardiac stimulant, you should take it only under your physician's supervision.
Regarding the extent of weight loss, these medicines are subjective in their effects with high interindividual variations. The extent of weight loss cannot be assessed before using the drug.
If you wish to use Alza 36 for weight loss, discuss with your treating doctor about its dosage and frequency which will be appropriate for you.
I hope this answers your query effectively.
In case you have additional questions or doubts, you can forward them to me, and I shall be glad to help you out.
Please accept my answer in case you do not have further queries.
Wishing you good health.
Dr. Praveen Tayal.
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