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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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Saxenda, GLP-1 drug for Weight Management – Medical Minutes # 15

Hi and welcome to another Medical Minute. Today, I'm going back to talk about anti-obesity medications or weight loss drugs. Saxenda The one I have the pleasure of talking about today is called Saxenda, a GLP-1 drug for chronic weight management. Saxenda came out in 2015 and has been a really good drug for the patients that I've prescribed it for since then. It is Saxenda, a GLP-1 drug for Chronic Weight Management  and a unique one. It is patterned after a hormone that you and I already have called GLP-1. GLP-1, we have from our small intestine, a part called the ilium. In…

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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