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What You Need to Know About Weight Control Medications

Sep 14, 2022
If you are an adult who has tried diet and exercise but has not been able to lose weight or has serious health problems due to your weight, prescription weight loss drugs may be an option for you. In addition to primary care.

If you are an adult who has tried diet and exercise but has not been able to lose weight or has serious health problems due to your weight, prescription weight loss drugs may be an option for you. In addition to primary care. We can help you achieve your weight loss goals through combined therapy and FDA-approved medications.

As a family clinic in Ellicott City, Maryland, offering weight loss consultations, we will answer your most commonly asked questions about weight loss medications:

  • Who is a candidate for weight loss medications? These medications may be recommended to you as part of your weight management plan. It is also recommended if you are unable to lose weight through exercise and diet alone. If you have a body mass index greater than 30 or 27 and you have a serious medical problem related to obesity, it may also be recommended.
  • How effective are they? Prescription weight loss medications are approved for long-term use and produce significant weight loss. The medications are especially effective when combined with lifestyle changes. This can provide health benefits like lowering blood pressure and blood sugar.
  • Are there side effects? There are mild side effects like constipation, nausea, or diarrhea. These mild symptoms may lessen over time. However, it’s important to discuss your treatment options with your doctor and what to expect with your specific medication.

RIGHTPLACE FAMILY CLINIC is a trusted provider of urgent care in Maryland. To promote overall wellness, we offer weight loss consultations and FDA-approved medications for weight control. Reach out to us to arrange a consultation.

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