Our expert says:
As far as I can ascertain Thinz is an appetite suppressant which contains an epinephrine derivative (e.g. nor-adrenaline, ephedrine, pseudo-epinephrine or synephrine), which can be can be potentially harmful. These components can cause a long list of negative side-effects (dependence, addiction, tremors, insomnia, palpitations, irritability, psychotic reactions). These products have been banned in many countries because of their negative side-effects, which include addiction and dependence. I am personally opposed to the use of such over-the-counter slimming pills because they can cause such negative side-effects or not delivery the desired weightloss effect. It is better, safer and more sensible to use an energy-reduced, low-fat, high-fibre diet (click on 'DietnFood' at the top of this page, 'Weight loss', ‘Balanced diet’ and then on 'Slimming Diet' for a copy of such a diet), and to increase your energy output by doing regular exercise (running, jogging, skipping, cycling, swimming, join a gym or Walk for Life) for at least 30 min a day. While you are on the ‘Weight loss’ site, read about every aspect of slimming (Diet pills, slimming aids, psychological aspects, etc), esp the negative effects of herbal and other over-the-counter slimming products by clicking on 'Diet Detective'. Avoid any slimming pills like Thinz which contain epinephrine or derivatives thereof, because they are highly addictive.
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