When the world launch new weight loss drugs several years ago, people would think that they can get rid of tummy fat with just go to a doctor and consume the magic drugs.
When people are scare about obesity and need hope to cure it, many drug companies will get this chance to launch their latest medication such as Saxenda which just get approved by FDA in December, Contrave, Belviq and Qsymia. They fight to give high expectation and get a cut of weight loss fat market share.
After some time, people will realize that there are no magic pills for losing weight because the treatment of pill and injectables often give limitation and side effects. The effectiveness of the treatment also not very as it promised.
Moreover, doctors generally will not prescribe weight loss drugs to you if you do not really need it, there are certain condition which make you a candidate to weight loss drugs such as BMI at least 30 or BMI:27 with high blood pressure and other complications. If you just only want to lose several pounds away, you definite you not the right person.
Patients who consume the drugs sometimes disappointed because of their imagination about great body shape after losing weight, but not the way doctors think, because from the doctor’s point of view, keeping the patients healthy is the main issue, and losing a little bit of weight which may give large impact on health is enough
A latest research found that 33% of participants taking the injectable medication lost more than 10% of their body weight and 63% lost at least 5%. Compare to the control group, which only received advice about weight loss and workout, 11% of participants lost more than 10% of their body weight, and 27% of participants lost at least 5%.
To have a great body, it is not wise to take weight loss medication because you still can get the same result by other diet programs and exercise. Medical prescription will be the last resource if nothing works anymore. Here are some popular weight loss programs you can try and find the benefit yourself: