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Health and wellness experts give you valuable, science-backed information on weight loss and becoming a healthier version of you.

The Link Between Sleep and Weight Loss

There’s a troubling connection between sleep, or lack thereof, and weight gain. Catch up on your Z’s and rest better tonight with these tips from Dr. Ellen Albertson.

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Why Support Is Essential on the Weight Loss Journey

Losing weight is difficult when you don’t have a strong support system behind you. Melissa Rifkin, registered dietitian, helps you discover what kind of support you need for weight loss.

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Structuring Your Buddy Support System to Lose Weight

Don’t go it alone! Talking to a trainer, counselor, or close friend can make weight loss efforts more successful. Dietitian Melissa Rifkin shares why and how to create a support system for your journey.

Plenity® is indicated to aid weight management in adults with excess weight or obesity, a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 25–40 kg/m², when used in conjunction with diet and exercise.

 

Important Safety Information

  • Patients who are pregnant or are allergic to cellulose, citric acid, sodium stearyl fumarate, gelatin, or titanium dioxide should not take Plenity.
  • To avoid impact on the absorption of medications:
    • For all medications that should be taken with food, take them after starting a meal.
    • For all medications that should be taken without food (on an empty stomach), continue taking on an empty stomach or as recommended by your physician.
  • The overall incidence of side effects with Plenity was no different than placebo. The most common side effects were diarrhea, distended abdomen, infrequent bowel movements, and flatulence.
  • Contact a doctor right away if problems occur. If you have a severe allergic reaction, severe stomach pain, or severe diarrhea, stop using Plenity until you can speak to your doctor.

Rx Only. For the safe and proper use of Plenity or more information, talk to a healthcare professional, read the Patient Instructions for Use, or call 1-844-PLENITY.