Belviq For Kids: Safe and Effective or Harmful and Ineffective? In 2012, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Belviq (lorcaserin hydrochloride) as a drug to treat obesity. Is it safe and effective for children? Or should it not be used on kids because it could be harmful and dangerous for them?
To date, the safety and effectiveness of Belviq has only been tested for adults 18 years old and above. This means that since it has not been tested on children you should NOT USE THE DRUG TO TREAT CHILDHOOD OBESITY.
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Diet Pill for Kids? Do you know that there is a diet pill for children and teens? When we first learned about this our immediate reaction went like, “Oh come on now silly people, kids should not be popping diet pills! What they should be doing if they want to lose weight is to exercise, exercise, exercise and to eat healthy food! They have fast metabolism, what do they need diet pills for?”
That’s our kneejerk reaction. But upon further reflection we went, “Hmmmm. Maybe we should give this the benefit of the doubt? Maybe there are instances where a teenager or a kid really needs diet pills and that they are apt for his/her condition?”
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Are you wondering whether your underwear is causing yeast infection? Well, if you are having a challenge preventing yeast infection in your Favorite Area Down Under (hehehe), here are some pointers which we hope can help you:
1. The bacteria that causes yeast infection, Candida albicans, are – in small amounts – normally present in our crotch area. Your goal is to keep the level of bacteria low and to prevent them from multiplying because if they “overgrow”, you’ll end up with a full blown case of yeast infection. From thedoctorstv.com:
“There’s a very delicate balance between the yeast and the good bacteria,” gastroenterologist Dr. Roshini Raj says. “If anything throws off that balance — and often it’s something like antibiotics, or if they’re taking a medication like steroids — then the yeast has a chance to really overgrow.”
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