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LIPOTROPIC INJECTIONS

Lipotropic injections are a type of treatment used to aid in weight loss, consisting of compounds that help break down fat in the body during metabolism.

Function

Lipotropic injections work by enhancing the liver and gallbladder's role by decreasing fat deposits and speeding up the metabolism of fat and its removal.

Expectations

There's limited scientific evidence supporting the effectiveness of Lipotropic injections for weight loss, and side effects can include mild diarrhea, upset stomach, and nausea.

Drug
Expected Weight Loss Over 8 Weeks
Benefits
Side Effects
Wegovy®
5-10% of body weight
Reduces hunger and food intake
Nausea, diarrhea, constipation, voimiting, potential risk of thyroid C-cell tumors
Contrave
2-5% of body weight
Decreases appetite and cravings
Nausea, constipation, headache, voimiting, dizziness, insomina, dry mouth, diarrhea
Phentermine
5-10% of body weight
Appetite suppression
Dry mouth, insomina, dizziness, elevated heart rate and blood pressure
Qsymia
5-10% of body weight
Reduces appetite and can make food seem less appealing
Dizziness, altered taste, insomina, constipation, dry mouth, tingling of hands and feet
HCG injections
Varies (not universally accepted as effective)
May supress hunger
Fatigue, irritability, restlessness, depression, fluid buildup(edema), swelling of the breasts in boys and me (gynecomastia)
Lipotropic
Varied (limited evidence on effectiveness)
May aid in fat breakdown and metabolism
Mild diarrhea, upset stomach, rash at the injection site, nausea

Comparison

Some might consider Lipotropic injections beneficial for targeting specific areas of fat and possibly providing an energy boost due to B-vitamins often included in the injections, but more research is needed to validate these potential benefits.

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