i gave up smoking 10 weeks ago and have put a lot of weight on do thease tablets help you loose the weight,i saw my doctor today and has put me on thease as from today as im already on colestral tabletes .
9 May 2012
It is for high cholesterol. It works by preventing fats from absorbing into your blood stream. I can see where this might have a side effect of weight loss. Also, he may have felt you needed the added effect of this medication, along with the statin you're on, to lower your cholesterol. They are often used in combination.
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