Diet Pills Directory
The idea of taking a pill and losing weight fast is appealing, but health risks abound in weight loss drugs. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how diet pills work, what ingredients to beware of, how to lose weight the healthy way, and more.
A Look at Alli (Orlistat) for Weight Loss
WebMD explains how the weight loss drug orlistat, marketed as Alli and Xenical, works, and its possible side effects.
Prescription Weight Loss Drugs
Pros and cons of 4 prescription weight loss drugs.
Garcinia Cambogia: Safe for Weight Loss?
Garcinia cambogia, a tropical fruit, is a popular weight-loss supplement, especially with people who have diabetes. Is it safe and effective, or is it a diet pill scam?
DHEA Supplements: Uses and Side Effects
WebMD explains the uses and potential side effects of DHEA supplements, which some claim can help fight the effects of aging and improve health conditions such as depression.
Beware Untested Diet Pills
There are safe ways to drop extra pounds using diet supplements, but stay away from untested diet pills.
The Truth About Weight-Loss Pills
Late night infomercials make it sound like you can you pop a pill, sit on the couch, grab a doughnut, and lose weight, but only if you're willing to fork over the cash for a "fat burner" or "fat trapper."
Weight Loss With Medication
There's no magic bullet yet -- but for people with obesity, weight loss drugs can be a helpful part of treatment.
Hoodia: Lots of Hoopla, Little Science
Hoodia gordonii, a succulent plant native to South Africa, is being imported in heaps to slim down hefty Americans.