Our expert says:
Dear Bride To Be
Reductil can be used together with an energy-restricted diet to help with weight loss. According to my copy of MIMS, Reductil is associated with the following side-effects: chills, cardiovascular effects, gastrointestinal disturbances, central nervous system effects, sweating. This medication is not addictive. It is a schedule 5 drug so you must have it prescribed by a medical dr and he will have to monitor your progress. I would also recommend that you consult a clinical dietitian (visit the Association for Dietetics in SA Website at: www.adsa.org.za and click on "Find a Dietitian" to find a dietitian in your area). The dietitian will work out a diet that will assist with weight loss. Combine your medication and diet with regular exercise to obtain the best results (e.g. join a gym or Walk for Life). If you do decide to use the diet on this Website and lose 1 kg per week, then by the beginning of September you will have lost more than 20 kg - don't try anything too drastic of a fad diet as this can harm your health and lead to rapid weight re-gain.
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