How To Choose The Right Diet Pill?

Diet drugs are available in several different forms, including prescription drugs, over-the-counter drugs and herbal supplements. When choosing a diet pill it is important to understand what you are getting. There are lots of different types, and each works in a different way. Non prescription diet pills generally contain caffeine, which increases heart rate and basal metabolism and gives you more energy in work outs, which can be quite effective in weight loss. Once these pills contained ephedra, which strengthened the effect on the heart rate and metabolism, but the FDA banned it in 2003 after proof that ephedra occasionally caused arrhythmia and sudden death. Now most non prescription diet pills use green tea, which seems to have an effect …

How Over-The-Counter Diet Pills Work

We have all seen the diet pill ads that claim they can “melt away the pounds” and “give you more energy”. Over the counter (OTC) diet pills promise a quick fix but can they really deliver? OTC diet pills are regulated by the Food and Drug Administration which classifies them as dietary supplements. This is why you can purchase them without a prescrption at any local drugstore health food store, or supermarket Xenedrine, Dexatrim and Zantrex-3 are examples of over-the-counter diet pills. They were originally manufactured with a powerful combination of ephedra and caffeine to help you lose weight. The combination of ingredients increase energy expenditure or thermo genesis and reduce your appetite. It was thought that the caffeine increases …

Diet Pills – What To Watch For When Buying Weight Loss Supplements

When buying diet pills, there are a couple of different ways to go about it. Some pills are only available by prescription, while others can be purchased over the counter (OTC). There are several different types of weight loss supplements, which will be discussed in the following few paragraphs. Some of the more popular prescription drugs are: Bontril, an appetite suppressant; Xenical, a pill which helps the body absorb fat; Meridia, a supplement that encourages your body to shed pounds, and Phentermine which is easily the most popular appetite suppressant in the United States today. Whereas prescription drugs are available only from a licensed physician, over the counter supplements can be purchased by anyone and contain such ingredients as amino …

Are Herbal Diet Pills Right For You?

I took a few herbal diet pills in college once on a whim, and I didn’t eat anything for nearly two days afterwards. I also didn’t really get much sleep either. Anything that makes you wired like that and kills your appetite so completely just isn’t good for you. While they were ‘ephedra free’ and were supposedly totally natural and safe, I don’t think I’d ever felt so polluted and ill in my life. A year later I discovered that the FDA had banned the same herbal diet pills I had taken, and I have to wonder what it was I had put in my body. Herbal diet pills are very popular these days as an alternative to more traditional …