Is there something my doctor can prescribe to help me lose weight? The FDA has approved five of these drugs—orlistat (Xenical, Alli), phentermine-topiramate (Qsymia), naltrexone-bupropion (Contrave), liraglutide (Saxenda), and semaglutide (Wegovy)—for long-term use.
Do you need a prescription for Plenity? Plenity is not a drug and is stimulant-free and non-habit forming. It is an FDA-cleared medical device available only by prescription.
What doctor do you see for weight loss pills? Weight Loss doctors are called bariatricians or obesity medicine specialists and are licensed physicians who have special training in the area of medical weight loss.
What is the injection for weight loss? Now, people who are trying to lose weight have a new option—a medication called Wegovy (semaglutide) that is injected under the skin once a week. The medication received FDA approval earlier this summer.