What medications are prescribed for Weight Loss?

Patients are usually prescribed a combination of a few medications.
(not all of those listed below!)  Medications that we currently use include:

  • Appetite suppressants:  Phentermine,  Adipex,  Diethylproprion, Didrex
  • Qysmia, Belviq
  • Antidepressants: SSRI’S (Prozac, Zoloft, Lexapro, Celexa, Luvox)
  • SNRI’S (Effexor, Savella, Pristiq)
  • NDRI’S (Welbutrin SR,XL Aplenzin)
  • Anti-diabetics: Glucophage XR, Glumetza
  • Anti-convulsants: Topamax, Topiramate, Zonegran, Zonisamide

Above medications are often used in combination to suppress appetite, control cravings, improve insulin sensitivity and lower the metabolic set-point.

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