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Weight Loss Medication Specialist

Board-Certified Obesity Medicine Specialists in Summerlin and Henderson, Las Vegas and Southwest Reno, Reno, NV

Pharmacotherapy
Weight Loss Medication services offered in Summerlin and Henderson, Las Vegas and Southwest Reno, Reno, NV

If you weigh more than you’d like but struggle to reach your goal weight, you can rely on skilled weight management experts like Dana Trippi, DO, Jonathan Tyler, PA-C, Erin Morledge, APRN, Sara Jordan, APRN, Ariana Mancilla, APRN, Michael Mariano, APRN, Katie Visman, DNP, and the rest of the team at Premier Physicians Weight Loss and Wellness. With locations in Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada, the team may prescribe weight management medications that increase satiety, reduce risks for chronic diseases and help with your weight loss journey. To schedule an appointment for weight loss medication guidance, call the office nearest you, or request an appointment online today. 

What is Pharmacotherapy?

Pharmacotherapy or Weight Management Medications at Premier Physicians Weight Loss and Wellness include an array of medications to facilitate management of eating behavior, slow progression of weight gain and even treat diseases.  They are used as a safe and effective adjunct to help you reach a healthier goal weight. 

The Premier Physicians Weight Loss and Wellness team includes weight management medicine experts who have vast knowledge and expertise in Pharmacotherapy. 

What are the benefits of Pharmacotherapy?

Weight-loss medicines are simple to use–some are oral pills you take by mouth, while others are daily or weekly injections you can be easily taught to self inject by a Premier Physicians Weight Loss and Wellness provider.  These medications can help patients loose weight, slow the progression to gain weight, and manage diseases associated with excess fat,

Examples of weight management medications that are available?

Weight management medications available, but not limited to, at Premier Physicians Weight Loss and Wellness include:

  • Phentermine
  • Diethylproprion
  • Topiramate
  • Wellbutrin
  • Qsymia
  • Contrave
  • Saxenda
  • Wegovy
  • Naltrexone
  • Metformin
  • Vyvanse

The right choice for you depends on your lifestyle, preferences, body composition, medical history, and a variety of other health factors. Your weight-loss provider at Premier Physicians Weight Loss and Wellness Center personalizes a medication regimen that best matches your needs. 

Which weight-loss medications are right for me?

The Premier Physicians Weight Loss and Wellness team lets you know which medications are best for you. To develop a medication treatment plan, they first review your medical history, check your blood pressure and other vital signs, weigh you, and assess your body mass index (BMI) and body composition. 

They also complete a physical exam, ekg, and blood tests or additional diagnostic tests to assess your overall health and wellness.

What should I expect during my weight-loss journey?

In addition to Pharmacotherapy you also receive a custom nutrition and exercise plan, health and life coaching, and advice about dietary supplements at Premier Physicians Weight Loss and Wellness. 

It’s important to take your medications exactly as directed. You will follow up with your weight-loss provider at Premier Physicians Weight Loss and Wellness every 2 weeks for best accountability

They monitor your health and weight-loss progress, making changes to any part of your personalized plan if necessary to ensure the best outcome.

To learn more about Pharmacotherapy available at Premier Physicians Weight Loss and Wellness, call the office nearest you in Las Vegas or Reno, Nevada, or request an appointment online today.

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