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Weight Loss

A healthy (normal) BMI is between 18.524.9

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eating 500 kcal less means how much weight loss?

A 500 kcal decrease per day equals 1 pound weight loss per week (3500 kcal/pound)

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how much to exercise to lose weight?

Exercise 30 to 60 minutes/day promotes weight loss

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OTC weight loss med?

Orilstat (Alli)

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dose of orlistat and how to take ?

60 mg with each meal containing fat

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what kind of diet when taking orlistat ?

Must be on A lowfat diet

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se of orlistatn

SE: flatus w/ discharge, fecal urgency, fatty stool, increase risk of urinary oxalate stones and rarely liver damage

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how much weight will be lost with orlistat?

Reduces 1/4 of dietary fat (about 5lbs in 6 months)

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what must you take with orlistat?

Must take multivitamin

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qsymia

Phentermine/topiramate (Qsymia)

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belviqu

Lorcaserin (Belviq)

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adipexP

Phentermine (AdipexP)

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dietylpropion

Diethylpropion (Tenuate)

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xenical

Orilstat (Xenical) prescription strenght

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Phentermine/topiramate (Qsymia) MOA

Phentermine: sympathomimetic amine
topiramate: decrease appetite and satiety, enhancing GABA, blocking glutamate receptors and/or weak inhibition of carbonic anhydrase

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qsymia must require what kind of mx?

REMS drug: psychiatric and cardiac monitoring required

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ci of qsymia

CI: hyperthyroidism, glaucoma, MAOi use, pregnancy (cat. X), lactation

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se qsymia

SE: dizziness, headache, cognitive impairment, constipation, dry mouth, insomnia, paresthesias

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dose adj qsymia

decrease dose with moderate renal impairment

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Lorcaserin (Belviq) moa

Serotonin 5HT2c receptor agonist

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dc lorcaserin when ?

Discontinue if 5% weight loss not achieved by week 12

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ci lorcaserin

CI: pregnancy (cat. X)

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se lorcaserin

SE: headache, dizziness, fatigue, nausea, dry mouth, constipation, hypoglycemia

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mx lorcaserin

required to monitor cardiovascular outcomes after release

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Phentermine (AdipexP) & Diethylpropion (Tenuate) MOA

Short term appetite suppressant

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ci phentermine

CI: MAOi, hypertension, PAH, hyperthyroidism, glaucoma

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se phentermine

SE: dizziness, tremor, agitation, tachycardia, HTN, insomnia, dependence, psychotic symptoms

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indication of pehtnerime

Used for 34 weeks to "jumpstart" a diet

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Orilstat (Xenical) dosing

120 mg with each meal containing fat

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diet type when taking orlistat

Must be on A lowfat diet

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se orlistat

SE: flatus w/ discharge, fecal urgency, fatty stool, increase risk of urinary oxalate stones and rarely liver damage

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how much weight loss with xenical

Reduces 1/3 of dietary fat (about 13lbs in 1 year)

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must take what with orlistat?

Must take multivitamin