Category Archives: nutritional supplements

phentermine (Adipex-P, Lomaira)

What is phentermine?

Phentermine is a drug that suppresses appetite.

What brand names are available for phentermine?

  • Brand available in the US for phentermine are Adipex-P and Lomaira.
  • Discontinued brands are Fastin, Oby-Trim, Obestin-30, OnaMast, Tora, Obenix, Suprenza,
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5 Ways to Increase Your Vitamin D Intake

Vitamin D is beneficial for your health and wellness, and during the winter months, we lose one of our best sources of vitamin D: plentiful sunlight.

The body manufactures its own vitamin D when it’s exposed to the sun’s rays, … read more

Saxenda (liraglutide injection)

GENERIC NAME: liraglutide (rDNA origin) injection

BRAND NAME: Saxenda

PRESCRIPTION: Yes

GENERIC AVAILABLE: No

USES:

  • Saxenda is prescribed to help some obese or overweight adults with weight-related medical problems to lose weight and keep the
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5 Non-Dairy Sources Of Calcium

When we think of calcium, we think of healthy bones, happy teeth, and tall, cold glasses of milk. Yes, this essential nutrient is most commonly associated with dairy. That’s not for nothing: Eating just three or four servings of … read more

‘Mindfulness’-Based Approach Could Help You Stay Slim

News Picture: 'Mindfulness'-Based Approach Could Help You Stay SlimBy Amy Norton
HealthDay Reporter

Latest Diet & Weight Management News

FRIDAY, Sept. 30, 2016 (HealthDay News) — A weight-loss therapy that focuses on personal values and “mindful” decision-making may help people shed more pounds, a new clinical trial suggests.… read more

orlistat (Xenical, alli)

GENERIC NAME: orlistat

BRAND NAME: Xenical, alli

PRESCRIPTION: Orlistat yes, alli no

GENERIC AVAILABLE: No

USES:

SIDE EFFECTS:

The most common side effects of orlistat are:

  • oily spotting on underwear,
  • flatulence,
  • urgent bowel movements,
  • fatty or oily stools,
  • increased
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