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Weight loss

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Weight loss
Hi. I’m Dr. Mark. Welcome to Just Answer. I’m a board certified physician and happy to assist you. What is your question?
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Hello I was speaking to a doctor earlier about how my implant made me progressively put on weight over the last 2 years. I was wondering if there was anything that I could be prescribed to assist going back to my original weight after having it removed?
There are several weight loss medications that can be tried.
Bupropion-naltrexone (Contrave)
Liraglutide (Saxenda)
Orlistat (Xenical)
Phentermine-topiramate (Qsymia)
Speak to your doctor to see which of these would be appropriate for you.
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Perfect. Thank you so much for your assistance!
You’re welcome. These are prescription meds so talk to your doctor.
Customer: replied 13 days ago.
Thank you I am going to call them tomorrow.
My pleasure. Best of luck.
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