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Belviq

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Belviq ReviewBelviq is a prescription brand name diet medication that is also known by its generic name Lorcaserin. Approved by the FDA as a treatment for weight loss, Belviq is manufactured by Arena Pharmaceutical.

This weight loss drug is prescribed by doctors and meant to be used with exercise, diet and behavioral changes to help aid in the loss of excess weight and help keep it off. It is typically prescribed to obese adults with a body mass index (BMI) ≥30 kg/m2 or adults with a BMI ≥27 kg/m2 who have excess weight and also have a weight-related medical problem (e.g. high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, etc.).

Lorcaserin is the active ingredient in Belviq. It works by affecting chemical signals in the brain responsible for controlling appetite. More specifically, it triggers serotonin, a neurotransmitter that generates feelings of fullness and satisfaction. Its primary function is to help you feel full when you consume smaller meals.

Belviq is an oral medication that should be taken exactly as it has been prescribed. Typically, the 10 mg tablets are meant to be taken twice per day. They can be taken with or without food. It is important to use this medication regularly and consistently to get the greatest benefit from it. This means that you should try to take it around the same time every day for as long as it is prescribed. It also means that you should not alter the dose (increase and decrease) without first consulting with your doctor.

One of the main reasons for this is that Lorcaserin can be habit forming. Increasing your dose or doubling up on it will only boost your risk of side effects. It will not help you to lose weight faster.

As for side effects, the most common associated with this weight loss medication include: nausea, dizziness, dry mouth, fatigue, constipation and headache. More serious side effects may include: mental or mood changes (e.g. depression, confusion, thoughts of suicide), easy bruising or bleeding, enlarged breasts or abnormal breast milk production, shortness of breath, irregular heartbeat, unexplained fever, swelling of the hands/ankles/feet, shaking, twitching, muscle spasms, etc.

Inform your doctor right away if you experience these or any other side effects not listed.

It should also be noted that individuals who take Belviq and who have diabetes may also be at risk of certain adverse effects such as fatigue, headaches, back pain, low blood sugar and cough.

Although Belviq may be helpful to some adults seeking weight loss and weight management, this medication may not be ideal or safe for everyone. As such, let your doctor know your full medical history. Inform him or her of any past or present medical conditions as well as if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are nursing. You should also let them know about any medications or dietary supplements you may be taking to avoid the potential of negative drug interactions.

Purium CONTROL Pre-Meal Capsules review

Purium CONTROL Pre-Meal Capsules

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Purium is a weight loss program that claims to be the “FASTEST, healthiest, simplest,” in the world. This program includes a large number of different instructions and products that need to be used in order to follow it properly. That said, it also includes free support from a staff naturopath to anyone who has subscribed.

A part of the Purium weight loss program is the use of CONTROL Pre-Meal Capsules. These are appetite suppressants, among other things. They are meant to reduce the impact of a meal on a person’s ability to lose weight. That said, its description on the official website doesn’t actually say very much in terms of solid claims. At best, it says that the product “may” have certain benefits.

For instance, among the four benefits listed for Purium CONTROL Pre-Meal Capsules, the official site says they “may” help to reduce the appetite and curb food cravings. It also says it “may” support blood glucose stabilization. This supplement “may” also boost endurance, mental alertness and stamina. The only claim that is conclusively made is that it will neutralize starches in processed carbohydrate containing foods.

The official description claims the product has been designed to make it possible for a user to comfortably eat less food. It also says it was made to reduce the carb impact of sugars, which will in turn reduce the risk that they will be converted into fat. The website does not discuss the ingredients in the product or how they are meant to live up to the statements made about its use.

The site recommends that the product be used with any weight loss regimen and says it can also be combined with their CONTROL Whole Food Meal. At the time of the writing of this review, that second product could not be found anywhere on the website, including in the complete list of products they sell in the site’s “Quick Shop” option.

Every bottle contains 180 capsules, which makes up 30 servings. This means that the user will need to be willing to take several capsules every day to follow the recommended usage directions. The package label states that two capsules need to be taken one hour ahead of each of the three main meals of the day. This is a total of six pills per day. They should be taken with eight ounces of water. That said, if a meal is especially fatty or if it is followed by a dessert, an additional capsule should be taken, for a total of three capsules an hour ahead of that meal.

Innoveat review

Innoveat

Innoveat review

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Innoveat is a supplement combination that has been designed to help dieters to lose weight more quickly and easily than they are capable of accomplishing on their own. Instead of being one pill that needs to be taken, it is actually made up of three different components, which are: Suppress, Satisfy, and Shed.

Together, the three Innoveat supplements are meant to help dieters to be able to overcome the main struggles that they face to achieving their goals. Moreover, the marketing for these products indicate that they are made exclusively of natural ingredients and that they won’t lead to any unwanted side effects.

The Innoveat supplements have received some attention from the media since they were first created, most notably the award that they received from Sublime magazine back in 2012, for Best Natural Product.

Taking a closer look at this supplement system, it should be noted that it requires the dieter to take a lot of pills every day. If it is taken according to the package directions, then it will mean that the dieter will be taking a total of 7 capsules every day. For many dieters, that won’t cause a problem, but for people who struggle to swallow pills or who aren’t good at keeping up with a schedule for taking them, this could make things slightly challenging, to say the least.

The effects that are supposed to be produced by the Innoveat supplement combination are appetite suppression, fat binding, and fat burning, in addition to a bit of a mood boost. That said, all of this is supposed to be accomplished with only natural ingredients and a very small amount of caffeine. The official marketing for this product claims that more than 250,000 satisfied customers have used this system.

The ingredients in the three different supplements that make up Innoveat are listed on the official website for the system. At the time that this review was written, the Suppress product contained only 5 hydroxytryptophan (derived from Griffonia Simplicifolia). Satisfy contained apple pectin. Shed contained green tea extract.

The official website for the products listed a number of scientific studies to support the use of these ingredients, which are quite commonplace in the over the counter weight loss market. That said, none of them were large scale studies on humans that proved that there was a direct link between the use of the ingredient and the measurable loss of weight. That said, there is very little indication that there would be side effects, and these offer more scientific support than many supplements that are currently on the market.

Obalon review

Obalon

Obalon review

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Obalon is a weight loss product that doesn’t necessarily require a prescription but that cannot simply be obtained by purchasing it online. It may look as though it is a typical diet pill, but its function is very different from the way that the traditional supplement works. The reason is that the capsule isn’t made up of a range of different ingredients such as chemicals, extracts, and herbs.

This diet pill is actually a device that is swallowed so that it will inflate somewhat like a balloon within the stomach. The goal is to ensure that the dieter will have a more “full” feeling because more space in the stomach is taken up by this device. It will, therefore, take less food to fill up the space that usually needs to be filled for the dieter to feel satisfied.

The purpose of this type of appetite suppression is to assist dieters in being able to overcome their behaviors involving overeating and making poor food choices. This device doesn’t actually make weight come off, but it is meant to help a dieter to be able to overcome struggles with regards to consuming too many calories each day.

There are a number of types of surgery that mimic this type of effect, such as the gastric band and stomach reducing procedures. However, the idea behind Obalon is that it can be achieved without surgery.

As was stated, the product doesn’t require a prescription, but its availability is still quite limited. For instance, it can be purchased only in the United Kingdom, and private health care company consultations must be made in order to ensure that the device will be safe for each specific dieter. Obelon will be recommended only for people whose BMI is 27 or greater, and who have already been struggling with weight loss.

The balloon that opens up in the stomach will remain there for 12 weeks. Depending on the dieter, anywhere from one to three balloons may need to be ingested. Complete Obalon clinical trials have been conducted on this product and they have revealed positive results. That said, there are drawbacks, as well, and eligibility is limited. It is very important that a doctor be consulted even before speaking to the reps at the private health care company, in order to ensure that this will be a safe and appropriate weight loss measure for a specific dieter and that it will be complemented with the right eating and activity behaviors.

Dexaprine review

Dexaprine

Dexaprine review

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Dexaprine is an over the counter diet pill that has been designed to provide dieters with appetite suppression at the same time as it increases their energy levels. While the website remains highly enthusiastic about its benefits, it should be noted that these pills have been the center of a considerable amount of controversy as a result of claims from some users that there have been strong side effects associated with its use.

Before using Dexaprine, it is recommended that a doctor be consulted and that the potential user take a closer look at the ingredients. The reason is that this may not be appropriate for all users and it is a good idea to know that it will be safe, effective, and provide the expected results before spending the money or placing health at risk.

When investigating the formula, each of the ingredients should be carefully examined. When looking at the formula that currently makes up Dexaprine, the good news is that the ingredient that had previously been included in the formula and that was associated with powerful or even dangerous side effects has been removed. That ingredient has been banned in the United States, Canada, the U.K., and New Zealand, among others.

The new formulation of Dexaprine contains only ingredients that are legal in all of those countries. It contains: caffeine, green tea extract, acacia rigidula extract, and citrus aurantium. For anyone who is familiar with ingredients that are commonly found in the over the counter weight loss pill industry, the problems with this new formula should be easy to spot. For one thing, three quarters of its ingredients contain stimulants, two of which are very powerful. This, on its own, can cause side effects that are uncomfortable for many users.

However, the biggest problem that can be seen with this formula is that it contains citrus aurantium. That substance – also known as bitter orange – contains synephrine, which is a substance that can be dangerous for many users and can lead to severe side effects such as an increased risk of heart attack and stroke. That risk only increases when it is combined with caffeine, which Dexaprine also contains. The potential for an adverse reaction is strong enough that the FDA has released a warning to dieters not to use products that contain synephrine.

For this reason it would be difficult to think of a reason to recommend this product.

Slimlite Skinni Chews review

Slimlite Skinni Chews

Slimlite Skinni Chews review

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Slimlite Skinni Chews are another type of nonprescription weight loss product that has been developed for the market of individuals who would rather an alternative to the traditional capsule and tablet format. In this case, the formula is taken in the form of a chocolate flavored chew. That said, it is important to point out that the claims of this product are that it will give the dieter a way to avoid eating high calorie, fatty, or sugary snacks that can destroy a diet’s effectiveness.

For that reason, while it is sold in a similar way to weight loss pills, it could also fall into the “guilt free snacks” category. While they do help to satisfy hunger so that hunger pangs will be reduced, they don’t do this by reducing the need to actually eat, as is the case with pills that shrink the appetite on its own. Instead, the sensation of being satisfied comes from the action of actually eating them and going through the motions of consuming something, despite the fact that they don’t contain any calories.

The formula for Slimlite Skinni Chews has been designed to include an appetite suppressing ingredient, but that substance has not been proven through scientific study. More specifically, it includes glucomannan. This is a substance that is found in many nonprescription diet pills, despite the fact that it hasn’t ever been linked to measurable weight loss through reputable medical research. The idea behind glucomannan is that it will absorb fluids in the digestive tract, causing it to swell so that it will take up more space and create a feeling of satiety. Still, even if this works, it hasn’t been shown to lead to fat loss among its users. Moreover, there are some unwanted side effects that have been linked to the use of products that contain this ingredient.

That said, if the process of actually eating Slimlite Skinni Chews does cause a dieter to feel less hungry and avoid other snacks and foods that would contain more calories or diet-busting ingredients, then it could be well worth it, assuming that the specific dieter does not experience any side effects from the glucomannan. Moreover, this may also be appealing to people who have a hard time swallowing pills, as it does not require them to do anything other than chew up the product as they would with any other kind of normal food. Making it much easier to take.

Kangmei Slimming Capsules review

Kangmei Slimming Capsules

Kangmei Slimming Capsules review

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Kangmei Slimming Capsules are weight loss supplements that are essentially fat burners that are also supposed to be able to increase your metabolic rate. The claims from the official website and its corresponding Facebook page suggest that a user should lose between 1.5 kilograms and 4 kilograms (3.3 pounds to 8.8 pounds) every week. If this claim is true, then it would be able of helping with a massive amount of weight loss that is far beyond what the typical doctor would recommend as a healthy rate.

The official website for this product says that beyond its overall fat burning benefits, many users also benefit from appetite suppression. These are very common benefits claims from over the counter weight loss pills and while some can achieve it, even the best supplements cannot typically promise that between 3 and 8 pounds will be lost every week. The manufacturer claims that its product brings about the benefits in a unique way which causes weight to be lost more quickly and easily than in other options currently on the market.

Among the ingredients that are included in Kangmei Slimming Capsules are green tea, lotus leaves, Chinese hawthorn, and chrysanthemum flower. While there are some studies that suggest that green tea can provide some assistance with weight loss, this is beneficial only if it has been used in the right quantities. It is impossible to tell whether or not the proper amount has been used in the case of this specific product as the official website has not provided that additional information.

The remainder of the ingredients in this product are completely unproven for use by humans for the purpose of shedding excess fat. Therefore, any claims that are made by the manufacturer with regards to those substances are not backed by clinical research. While this doesn’t mean that the ingredients will certainly not work, what it does indicate is that the claims of the manufacturer will need to be blindly believed as there is no real body of evidence to support the company’s promises.

Before purchasing or using Kangmei Slimming Capsules, it is highly recommended that any dieter should first consult with a doctor. This will help to decide whether or not this product is appropriate, or even safe, for a given individual to use, based on his or her medical history, any conditions he or she has or medications that he or she is taking.

Celevac review

Celevac

Celevac review

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Celevac is a nonprescription constipation aid that has started to become somewhat popular among dieters who are looking for an alternative to stimulant based diet pills when they are attempting to lose weight. It is manufactured by a multinational pharmaceuticals company called Amdipharm.

The purpose for which Celevac was created was to make it possible for the user’s body to absorb water into the stools so that they would be softer, relieving constipation and helping to overcome issues with overly dry or hard stool.

There is only one ingredient within this product, which is methylcellulose. Many users of this product, who were using it for its initial purpose, found that while they were using it, it offered them effective appetite suppression. There have been very few small studies to support effectiveness in weight loss, but what does exist appears to have a positive leaning. Most studies, however, feel that the form of the methylcellulose needs to be altered in order to actually use it as a weight loss product.

The ingredient is a modified version of regular cellulose, which is the central carbohydrate that is found in the cell walls of all plants. It is a fibrous substance that is non-digestible, which means that it will usually make its way straight through the digestive system without leaving any calories behind to be absorbed. The modification that was made to the cellulose in order to create the form used in Celevac was that some of the hydroxyl groups in the ingredient were replaced by methyl groups. This causes it to become hydrophilic (which means that it is attracted to water).

When water is added to the substance, the methylcellulose absorbs the liquid, forming a sticky, thick gel. When used in a constipation treatment, this gel mixes into the waste that will become feces so that the matter will contain more water and be easier to pass. That said, before that happens, it is a non-digestible substance that fills part of the stomach, therefore easing some of the person’s hunger – or shrinking the appetite – without any calories to go with it. In theory, this could cause the user to want to eat less, making it easier to adhere to a reduced calorie diet and therefore lose weight.

Additional research will be required before it can be known whether or not there is anything solid to the theory about Celevac, but a growing number of people are already convinced, even ahead of study results.

Metabo Ultra Max review

Metabo Ultra Max

Metabo Ultra Max review

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The over the counter Metabo Ultra Max diet supplement product was created as a way to assist dieters to be able to lose weight more quickly and easily than they would be able to achieve on their own, and then to be able to stop the excess weight from coming back over time. The claims that are made about this diet pill are that it provides the body with faster fat burning abilities through an enhanced metabolism.

Furthermore, beyond fat burning, the marketing for Metabo Ultra Max also suggest that it can suppress the appetite so that it will be easier for dieters to avoid the feeling of hunger and cravings for foods that could lead to overeating. These are common benefits within the weight loss product industry and when a pill actually lives up to them, they can assist dieters in being able to lose weight with fewer barriers in their way.

At the time that this review was written, the website for the official manufacturer, Powernutra, was not available. This appears to be an ongoing problem, as there were struggles in accessing elements of that website a few months beforehand. Now it appears as though the entire site has gone down. It is unknown whether this is a permanent or temporary condition. At the same time, Metabo Ultra Max pills are still being advertised, reviewed, and sold at a number of third party websites. It is from those sites that the information was obtained for the purposes of this review.

The ingredients that make up the formula for this diet pill are: chromium polynicotinate, L-tyrosine, phenylalanine, Korean ginseng, and calcium pyruvate. While it is unlikely that these ingredients will produce unwanted side effects that a dieter would find uncomfortable or problematic, unfortunately, it is also unlikely that a dieter would be able to lose weight as a direct results of the use of this product.

For example, the chromium polynicotinate is a very commonly used ingredient in over the counter weight loss formulas and there have been some wonderful claims made about its use, but the studies that have been made about its impact on weight have not been sufficient to be considered serious evidence. Even reputable organizations such as the Mayo Clinic has said that while it is likely harmless to use, there is inadequate research to be able to make any real promises about its benefits, or its proper dosage, for that matter.

Beach Body Drops review

Beach Body Drops

Beach Body Drops review

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Beach Body Drops are a form of diet supplement that allows the dieter to be able to avoid trying to swallow a pill if it is something that is too difficult for them to do. Many people do have a hard time with capsules, gel caps, caplets, and tablets. For that reason, this product was designed in the form of a drop that can be taken as an alternative. According to its manufacturer, it offers metabolism boosting while it shrinks hunger levels at the same time.

At the time of this review, the official website for Beach Body Drops was calling up a temporary fatal error, so the information for this article was gleaned from the official Facebook page, as well as third party distributors that sell this product.

The official manufacturer claims that this is an American product that has recently made its way to the United Kingdom, as well. Its formula is made up of a massive 21 ingredients that they claim act together in order to produce very powerful effects that can lead to faster weight loss. They also claim that for the best benefits, three separate stages are required. The first is that the user must drink adequate amounts of water and adhere to a proper weight loss diet. The second is that regular workouts are required and that calories in (through food) and calories out (through exercise) should be tracked while doing so. The third step is to use a special calculation to be able to tell how many additional calories beyond the basic amount can be consumed as a result of the additional exercise that has been done.

The directions on the package also list how long Beach Body Drops need to be taken based on the amount of weight that is to be lost. For example, if the dieter wants to lose 15 pounds or under, then he or she will need to continue the use of the drops for 23 straight days.

The ingredients within this formula include: green tea, chromium, African mango, beta alanine, tyrosine, ginseng, and a full range of others. With 21 ingredients in the formula, it is difficult to believe that a few drops every day will produce any results at all. The reason is that it isn’t likely that there will be enough of any ingredient to be able to produce a meaningful response in the body that would lead to measurable weight loss.