Medical Weight Loss
Conveniently located to serve Guilford, CT
Weight-loss medications, can be considered if weight-loss levels out at a still unacceptable range after an individual has attempted to lose weight through diet and or exercise or if medical problems are not adequately controlled. One of Yolo’s medical professionals will evaluate you individually to determine if prescription weight loss is appropriate.
Medical Weight Management may be offered to individuals affected by obesity who have failed to achieve weight-loss through diet and exercise alone.
Currently there are several medications that are approved by the FDA for weight-loss:
- phentermine products (Adipex-P® or Suprenza®)*
- orlistat (Xenical® or alli®)†
- lorcaserin HCI (Belviq®)†
- naltrexone HCI AND bupropion HCI (CONTRAVE®)†
- phentermine- topiramate ER (Qsymia®)†
- liraglutide injection (Saxenda®)†
- *Approved for short term use
- †Approved for chronic(long term) use
Your Medical Weight Loss treatment will be performed by our providers in Yolo Laser Center & Med Spa‘s safe and clean facility located in Guilford, CT.
Meet with our medical professional who will take a through medical history and determine the appropriate weight loss method to meet your goals.
Typically in order to qualify for a prescription appetite suppressant, an individual’s BMI or Body Mass Index needs to be greater than 30. Also, if you have a BMI of 27 or above with or have certain medical conditions such as high blood pressure or diabetes you may qualify.