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Am I likely to lose weight when taking Symlin?

Symlin (also known as pramlintide) makes you feel full after meals to help control your appetite and decrease how much food you eat. Although Symlin isn’t a weight-loss medicine, you may lose weight while taking it because it causes you to eat less. In clinical studies, people taking Symlin ate less food at meals and lost weight.

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