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Diet Pills - The Inside Story

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The Inside Story

Diet pills are the topic of discussion almost everywhere. All talk about the enigma of popping pills - and losing weight effortlessly. Basically the "pop ins" that are sold as diet pills are chemicals that suppress the appetite, or transmit mock signals of satiety to the brain. Appetite suppressants are anorectic drugs- to cut the story short, derived from the word "Anorexia Nervosa", which is an eating disorder. They induce a person to eat less by sending signals to the brain that hunger has been satisfied. As a result, people eat less and so fewer calories are available to the body.

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Anorectic drugs are marketed as appetite suppressants. They are similar to the dangerous drug class of Amphetamines. Anorectic drugs include: benzhetamine (Didrex), diethylproprion (Tenuate, Tepanil), fenfluramine (pondimin), mazindol (Sanorex, Mazanor), phendimetrazine (Bontril, Prelu-2, Plegine) and phentermine (Ionamine, AdipexP). Most diet pills can be purchased in the drug store without a prescription.

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adriana02

Phentermine 37.5 mg is a diet pill that has been shown to work very well for me. I've lost 12 kg in three months and no side effects so far. Can't wait for the next 6 to go! It can be bought without a prescription at meridiareductil.com. I have purchased several times from this company and they have been very efficient.

forestborj

This is great!!! I had many questions in my mind. Usage of diet pills made everything clear to me.

Effinity

I am aware of the dangers of what most of the diet pills being offered over the net can bring to the body. I have tried the healthiest way of losing weight which is exercise and diet. I wouldn't have resorted to weight loss pills if these two were effective for me. Maybe one way or another I may have done it the wrong manner but either way, I still can't keep up with it as I am now swamped with so many things to do. I know that the culprit is my unusual hunger pangs. I have tried different diet pills before and I would agree that most, if not all, can really bring danger to our body. To rule out my options, I went to a doctor to have some advice and I was given an appetite suppressant, given the fact that I always feel hungry most of the time. Prescopodene works for me and so far, no side effects. I'm definite that I'm really losing weight as not only that my hunger has been curbed, I also feel lighter. Indeed, there's too many ways of losing weight, you just have to find what works for you best.

Cora123

I have used adipex to lose weight and it is really effective for me.

guest

This is it!!!! This is all you have!!! WOW I'll take my chances with the pills.

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