I've improved my diet & work out 5 days per week, but cannot get the weight off. I also take Synthroid & Benicar.
Are there any statin or diabetes medications that help people lose weight, not gain weight?
- 10 Jul 2014 by tom2pumpkin
- 31 May 2015
- benicar, synthroid, high blood pressure, diabetes, type 2, hypothyroidism - after thyroid removal, hypertension, weight, diet, medication, statin
In a word - NO - there are NO statins or diabetes medications that help people lose weight. They are not weight loss drugs. Amphetamines like Dexedrine and Amphetamine Salts (Adderall) can be weight loss drugs that serve as a temporary way to lose weight.
The only way to lose weight is to use more calories than you take in - period. It really is that simple.
How you do it is an entirely different matter.
Google BMI and find out where you fall and how much weight you need to lose. I highly suggest Weight Watchers because it is not a diet, but a lifestyle that absolutely works if YOU work the program. You can eat anything.
You also should be sure that your thyroid levels are normal and under control since that can drastically alter your weight up or down.
All the best and good luck, Tony
No there are no pills that will help you loose weight. Their are a couple of diabetes meds that will make it easier to loose pounds, but the down side is you have to eat low calorie, low carb diet and exercise to do it. It all boils down to expend more energy than the calories you are eating. There is just no other way to do it.
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