Is there any supplements/pills to gain appetite?

  • KnuxNole

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    Jul 02, 2011 7:42 PM GMT
    I always thought my very low appetite and eating a max of 1,500 calories was just a natural thing, but I've been told that maybe I have an appetite problem. Normally, I can go 8 hours with full energy without ever having the need to eat a single ounce of food. I was wondering if there are any pills or something to make someone gain appetite. Also, I get full easily too...I dunno if those two are related, and could never seem to figure it out on my own.

    In person, I was suggested "work out, you'll get hungry" or "smell good food!". But for me, after exercising, I sometimes get less hungry, or smelling good food does nothing.
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    Jul 03, 2011 4:21 AM GMT
    A Few that are readily available:
    -THC
    -mirtazapine (Remeron)
    -Some say the benzodiazepines, but I don't believe it.
    -Valproic acid (Depakote), It changes pancreatic function so appetite usually changes as well.
    -alcohol

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    Jul 03, 2011 4:22 AM GMT
    marijuana, you live in Florida, so unlike me you can't get a special medical id card to use it.
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    Jul 03, 2011 4:25 AM GMT
    Gain appetite???
    I guess I'm lucky that I have never had that problem in my entire life, I mean, look at me. I like to eat!
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    Jul 03, 2011 4:25 AM GMT
    I heard these pills work fairly well.

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    Jul 03, 2011 4:28 AM GMT
    paulflexes saidI heard these pills work fairly well.

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  • musclmed

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    Jul 03, 2011 4:45 AM GMT
    deltalimen saidA Few that are readily available:
    -THC
    -mirtazapine (Remeron)
    -Some say the benzodiazepines, but I don't believe it.
    -Valproic acid (Depakote), It changes pancreatic function so appetite usually changes as well.
    -alcohol

    Works best in combinationicon_smile.gif



    The above are Rx and are psychoactive.

    The safest I prescribe and most effective is periactin ( cyproheptadine) its a older antihistamine that has very weak antihistamine effect but a side effect of increasing appetite.

    It works by stimulating pyloric function and emptying. Therefore telling your brain the stomach is empty.

    However for a young man, trying to augment your testosterone would be the best approach. Look to Bulgarian Tribulus terrestis ( supplement)


    Drugs like Megace ( megestrol) work but have a risk of clotting.

    You really should be evaluated medically to see if there is an underlying medical cause of low body weight.
  • KnuxNole

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    Jul 03, 2011 8:01 AM GMT
    I've been trying to make an appointment, I have to wait a few weeks icon_evil.gif
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    Jul 03, 2011 4:56 PM GMT
    I have exactly the same problem . For me it is hereditary , as all my mum's side of the family have been and are on the same boat , and we are all on the skinny side .
    I have complained to many doctors about that problem , and they all were very direct and told me to leave it alone . They ALL told me : as long as you aren't unusually tired , you blood tests show no deficiency of any kinds ( anemia etc ....) you shouldn't worry about it .
    You might want to consult a doctor anyway , just to be on the safe side .
  • LJay

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    Jul 03, 2011 5:10 PM GMT
    To echo above, I have heard that doctors in California have access to excellent medication.

    Mentioning this situation to your doctor makes sense, but low weight is not the worst of problems for a healthy person. We should not force ourselves to be what we are not. Just be healthy.