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A Review of the Popular Weight Loss Medications- Medical Minute #21

A Review of the Weight Loss Medications Hi, I'm Dr. Craig Primack from Scottsdale Weight Loss Center. Today for Medical Minute, Number 21, I'm going to spend a few minutes talking about the different weight loss drugs we use, why we use them and a few tips about each. Phentermine The first weight loss drug that we use is called Phentermine. Phentermine has been out since 1959. It's really stood the test of time. Phentermine has two benefits. Number one, it's great for taking appetite away. It works on a part of the brain called the hypothalamus. It's the appetite…

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Combining Medications: Phentermine & Topiramate – Medical Minutes Episode 12

Welcome to another medical minute. This week, I'm going to talk about the combination of anti-obesity medications. The combination of drugs is used every day in medicine. We use it in infection control with antibiotics. We use it in hypertension, where sometimes you may use three and even four medications to control someone's blood pressure. We use it in cholesterol, again all the time. We actually have used it in weight management since at least 2012. The two medicines I'm going to talk about today, the first is Phentermine. Phentermine is a very commonly used weight loss medication. It's been out since…

All About Weight Loss Drugs — Craig Primack MD — Scottsdale Weight Loss Center

This video is all about the use of phentermine, Contrave, Saxenda, Belviq, Qsymia and other weight loss medications. Weight loss medications are used as part of a comprehensive weight loss program. When you have struggled to lose weight and to keep it off, see a doctor who has a specialty in weight loss and knows the newest and best medical ways to lose weight for you Transcript: Dr. Primack: Hi, there and welcome. My name is Dr. Craig Primack. The following that you’re about to watch is a video that I recorded a few weeks ago about weight loss medications. Several of the medications…
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