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How do drugs affect weight loss?

There are certain prescription drugs associated with weight loss as a side effect, such as metformin for diabetes, Topamax for seizures, and stimulants for ADHD such as Ritalin, Concerta, and Adderall. Prescription medications indicated for weight loss specifically include Tenuate, Orlistat, Adipex, Xenical, and Qnexa.

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