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Stretch marks, loose skin after pregnancy. Can I take oxy elite or phetermine?

hi doc. im a 26 year old female, 5 4 and 167 lbs. I am getting a mommy make over in 2 weeks, ive only given birth to 1 child but i have crazy stretch marks and loose skin that will just not go away. my question is...can i take oxy elite or phetermine before my plastic surgery? if no, why? what are the risks? what s the worse that can happen?
Asked On : Mon, 24 Dec 2012
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Taking the weight loss supplements like oxyelite pro and phentermine are not safe during the pregnancy. Their safety profile is doubtful and the risk for pregnancy is not known. It is best to avoid these for now.
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Dr. Rakhi Tayal
Answered: Wed, 2 Jan 2013
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