Thrive weight loss pills, when you are during the process of weight loss it is possible that the doctor or the nutritionist indicate, in addition to healthy eating and lots of exercise, the intake of some medication or natural remedy that help accelerate the metabolism, burn the fat accumulated, inhibit the absorption of fat in the intestine, decrease appetite, control anxiety or combat fluid retention.
The medication must be prescribed under the guidance of a health professional and will depend on the individual needs of each person. Among the best solutions to lose weight are some natural remedies such as green tea, chitosan and goji berries, and pharmacy drugs such as Saxenda and Orlistat. See below the complete list and what each one is for.
The weight loss medications sold in pharmacies and that must be used under medical prescription are:
Sibutramine acts by decreasing hunger and causing the sensation of satiety to reach the brain faster, helping to control the amount of food eaten. In this way, this medication can be used as a first treatment in people with obesity. It should be noted that in some countries of Latin America its use has been restricted, due to its side effects.
This medicine should not be used by pregnant women, breastfeeding women and in cases of heart disease, anorexia, bulimia, use of nasal decongestants and antidepressants. See the side effects in Sibutramine.
It is ideal for: people who are dieting who are obese, but who have great difficulty in controlling hunger and the desire to eat foods high in fat or sugar.
How to take: in general, the recommendation is to take 1 capsule in the morning fasting, but if the weight loss does not occur after 4 weeks of use, you should go to the doctor again.
Also known as Xenical, it acts by preventing the absorption of fats in the intestine, which reduces the number of calories consumed, aiding in weight loss and in the control of high cholesterol and obesity.
Orlistat is contraindicated in pregnant women, lactating women and people with intestinal malabsorption problems or a tendency to diarrhea. See the medication summary in Orlistat. It is ideal for: to decrease the amount of fat that is absorbed at the intestinal level and to maintain the results of the diet.
It should not be used as the solution to eating more high-fat foods dail. How to take: it is advisable to take 1 capsule before each meal, in order to reduce the amount of fat that is ingested from food.
Saxenda is a medicine that is injected and can only be used under medical prescription but acts at the center of hunger and satiety, making the person have less appetite. In addition to this, one of the effects of the medication is to change the taste which makes the food a little less appetizing.
However, it should not be used by people who are not considered obese, during pregnancy or breastfeeding or in adolescents, because the effects of the medication have not yet been clarified for this age group. See the package insert of this medicine in Saxenda.
It is ideal for: people who are being accompanied by a doctor and nutritionist to treat obesity of BMI greater than 30 Kg / m² or with a BMI greater than 27 kg / m2 and associated diseases such as hypertension or type 2 diabetes.
How to take: usually 1 injection of saxenda per day is enough to achieve a 10% reduction in weight in 1 month.
4. Lorcaserin hydrochloride
It is an anti-obesity drug that acts on the brain’s serotonin levels, decreasing appetite, and increasing satiety, with few side effects. With the reduction of appetite, it is possible to eat less food, losing weight.
It is ideal for: people who are dieting that need to reduce their appetite to avoid eating high-calorie foods and lose weight fast. However, it can only be used under medical prescription.
How to take: take 2 tablets per day, one at lunch and another at dinner.
Phentermine or known by its trade name as Acxion or Elvenir is a medicine that acts by inhibiting the appetite to help in weight loss. This medicine is used in the short term since its prolonged use can cause addiction, so it must be indicated under medical prescription.
This medicine should not be used by pregnant women, breastfeeding women and in cases of hypertension, glaucoma, hyperthyroidism, a history of alcoholism and drugs and may interact with some drugs such as phenelzine, fluoxetine, guanadrel, among others.
It is ideal for obese people with a high risk of health due to overweight, who are dieting and exercising, and who need to reduce their appetite to avoid consuming high-calorie foods. How to take: 1 tablet 1 hour before breakfast or 2 hours later, should not be taken at night because it can cause insomnia.
Natural remedies to lose weight
The best natural remedies to lose weight are based on herbs and natural products that improve the functioning of the body such as:
1. Green tea
It has properties of accelerating metabolism and favors the body to use fat as a source of energy, and can be consumed in capsules or tea form.
You should consume 3 to 4 cups of tea per day or take 2 capsules in the morning and in the afternoon, but it is contraindicated in people with sensitivity to caffeine or heart problems.
It is a supplement made from the cell walls of some plants and is considered as dietary fiber, helps increase satiety. A maximum of 2 capsules should be taken before each main meal.
Chitosan or chitosan is made from fibers present in the skeletons of shellfish, increases satiety and decreases the absorption of fat at the intestinal level. You should take 2 capsules before lunch and dinner, but it is contraindicated in people allergic to shellfish.
4. Goji berries in capsules
This remedy is made from fresh fruit, and acts in the body as an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory, having to take 1 capsule before lunch and dinner.
It is important to remember that despite being natural, these remedies are contraindicated in pregnant or lactating women, children and people with hypertension or heart problems, ideally prescribed by the doctor or the nutritionist.