There is so much news, ads and articles of weight loss pills. So in this context you have a question: are diet pills safe or not? I told you one thing at first that medicine used for weight loss is working or not totally depends on the person who takes it. In what way, which time and for what period he/she takes matter a lot. Each medicine has its own instructions so if you follow the instructions you will definitely get the best results. Before knowing that diet pills are safe or not, you must know about diet pills and how it works?
What are diet pills?
Weight loss medicines are available in liquid, capsules and pills in the market. Weight loss pills help to reduce weight. It is for those people who are overweight or obsessed that means whose BMI is 27 or more. These pills are used for losing or controlling weight by absorbing calories or altering appetite. But the main thing is that you cannot quit your regular diet plan and exercises.
How is it working?
You can’t take only diet pills. Doctors recommended this for fast results with the proper maintenance of diet plans and regular exercises.
Weight loss pills are containing hydroxyl which is used to lose weight in another way. It also has some side effects. One famous diet pill is lipozene which contains glucomannan which also helps to lose weight. There are three types of diet pills such as sibutramine, orlistat and stimulate type. Sibutramine increases the level of your serotonin and nor epinephrine. Orlistat absorbs fat and the third one reduces your appetite.
These pills work in two ways; one, it reduces your hunger and makes you feel full and second, it absorbs calories so you lose weight. These pills are made by several ingredients which indicate to lose weight such as extract of green tea, orlistat, glucomannan, caffeine, extract of garcinia cambogia, pyruvate, hydroxycut and linoleic acid.
Side effects of diet pills:
Diet pills contain anorexiants which affect your brain to think that you are full so you take only a few amounts of food. It has several side effects such as: nervousness, high blood pressure, insomnia, restlessness, headache, increased blood sugar. You also faced so many stomach diseases such as vomiting, constipation and dry mouth. Some people faced such chest pain, rapid heartbeat, breathing problems and difficulties urinating.
Side effects are also depending on the types of pills you take. If you take stimulant type medicines, it may cause high blood pressure, insomnia, fast heartbeat, abuse, drug dependence, withdrawal symptoms and restlessness. Orlistat absorb fat which may cause spot tools, gas and oily spotting. Some diet pills affect your neurotransmitters of the brain that’s why you may face headache, dizziness, constipation, and vomiting, dry mouth.
Several types of diet pills and their side effects and doses:
Phentermine: It is the reason for increasing heart rate and blood pressure, nervousness, insomnia, restlessness. Do not use it for a long time otherwise you have chances of heart disease. Don’t take it at bed time.
Lorcaserin: Taking this type of pills you may have headache, cough, nausea, constipation, dry mouth. Don’t take high doses and take 10 mg twice in a day.
Phendimetrazine: These pills increase your blood pressure and also heart rate, nervousness, insomnia, restlessness. This is not for long term use because it decreases your appetite.
Naltrexone: For taking this pill you faced headache, vomiting, fatigue, dizziness, constipation, sleeping difficulties, dry mouth, fast heart rate, diarrhea, tremor, unusual taste etc.
Liraglutide: You may face vomiting, constipation, stomach pain, dry mouth, gas, low blood sugar, fatigue, type 2 diabetes, increasing lipase etc.
There are two doses, short term and long term. Short term doses for 12 weeks and long term doses for 12-16 weeks. You can see that the side effects of these pills are very dangerous so before taking this concern with your doctor and follow the instructions; don’t overdose.