Prescription Weight Loss Therapy
We offer only the most effective, FDA approved weight loss medications.
How it Works
Weight loss is difficult, but we make it easy
You will start by selecting an appointment date. Our office is open Monday through Friday for your convenience. For expediency, pre-registration forms will be emailed to you. After that there will be a quick and easy check-in process and you will be seen by one of our qualified practitioners properly, in a private room.
Our top priority is ensuring you’re healthy. We perform a comprehensive evaluation, including a 12 lead EKG to ensure your heart is healthy. We will take measurements with tape measures, fat calipers, and a weight scale to help track your progress.
After your evaluation we will be given a comprehensive wait loss plan, including diet and nutritional advice. We will then select the most effective weight loss medication is for you. We offer in-house discounted medication but can alternatively send an E prescription.
Learn About Our Team
We are dedicated towards helping you achieve your weight goals
Why Choose Oceanside Prescription Weight Loss
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 42.4% if adults in the United States suffer from obesity, according to the latest data. At Oceanside Prescription Weight Loss, we aim to reduce that number, one patient at a time.
We utilize only FDA approved, well studied, highly effective medication with the highest safety profiles. These include: phentermine (Adipex), Qsymia (phentermine/topiramate), Liraglutide (Saxenda), and Naltrexone/Bupropion. In a study performed by the journal, Obesity Society, not only did patients who were administered Phentermine/Topiramate lose significantly more weight than those on placebo medication, but there were also observed improvements in sustained energy, decreased blood pressure, decreased cholesterol, and reversal of diabetes. Obesity Society, Allison et al.)
These medications are supplied to you during your visit, saving you a trip to the pharmacy.
We also discuss and supply you with educational material related to diet and exercise based on the most well crafted science nutrition and medical research data proven to allow for the safest, healthiest and most sustained weight loss methods.
About Our Team
Oceanside Prescription Weight Loss is run by a board certified emergency medicine physician who has over 20 years of experience with a passion for fitness and weight-loss. Our team is composed of motivated practitioners who are eager to help you attain your weight loss goals. We aim to provide prompt and courteous support, with confidentiality in mind.
We will follow you during your weight loss journey, and are here to help track your progress with measurements, diet and nutritional advice, and moral support. You may call us any time to speak directly with a medical professional, and never to an answering service. We are dedicated to providing evidence based care and choose not to provide services with questionable efficacy.
Weight Loss FAQs
Are prescription weight loss medications right for you?
What is Phentermine?
Phentermine is an FDA approved medication which has been proven to decrease appetite, having a significant impact on weight loss. Phentermine HCl is taking orally, daily, and used in conjunction with diet and exercise plans to achieve maximum weight loss results.
What is Phentermine/Topiramate
Phentermine combined with Topiramate (an anticonvulsant medication) has been proven to be widely effective at reduction of weight when used in conjunction with a diet (Obesity Society, Allison et al.); this drug combination is FDA approved for weight loss.
Are there risks involved?
There are risks of prescription weight loss medications, as there are with any medication. In particular, you should avoid use if suffer or have suffered from conditions such as stroke, arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat), heart failure, coronary artery disease, valve disease, and uncontrolled high blood pressure.
How can weight loss medications help me?
According to studies (Obesity Society, Allison et al.), weight reduction with weight loss medications can show improved lipid panels and cardiovascular in individuals. Obesity is the second leading cause of death in the United States–and it’s preventable. Schedule an appointment today for a consultation.
Will I need an exam?
We want to ensure you are in good health prior to starting prescription weight loss medications such as Phentermine. We perform a 12-lead EKG, in addition to a comprehensive medical exam to ensure you are healthy.
What about diet and exercise?
We’ve got you covered. Our practitioners are eager to help with begin your weight loss journey. We can help you devise a weight loss plan that is right for you, and we will help you track your progress.
How will I track my progress?
The most effective means of tracking progress are simple measurements! We will take your initial measurements with a tape measure, fat calipers, and a weight scale. On your next visit we can evaluate your progress and help you make any necessary adjustments.
What is the cost?
All visit costs are typically covered by your medical insurance. For self pay patients, the prices are as follows.
Charges for prescription weight loss when patient pays out of pocket due to high deductible or no insurance:
Weight loss patient initial visit: $250
• EKG all patients
• Dispense weight loss booklet, tape measure, 7-day supply meds
Weight loss second visit: $100
• Discuss EKG results
• Dispense 2-week supply meds
Weight loss all subsequent visits: $150