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Can you get hCG injections from your doctor?
Your doctor may give you your first injection of hCG.
Is hCG a prescription drug?
The FDA has approved HCG as a prescription drug for the treatment of female infertility and for other medical conditions. HCG is not approved for use without a prescription for any purpose. It is not approved for weight loss.
Is there a substitute for hCG?
Luteinizing Hormone is an effective replacement for hCG to induce ovulation in Xenopus.
Does Medi Weight Loss use hCG?
Medi-Weightloss®, our physician-supervised weight loss program, is compliant with all of the ASBP standards and does not endorse hCG as a method of weight loss.
Can I buy hCG over the counter?
As a prescription medication, HCG is used mainly to treat fertility issues. HCG is not approved for over-the-counter use, nor has it been proved to work for weight loss. HCG medications are required to carry a label from the FDA noting that the medication is not effective for weight loss.
Does insurance cover HCG?
The insurance companies DO NOT ALLOW for the prescription of the absolutely necessary ancillary medications, HCG (Human Chorionic Gonadotropin) and an aromatase inhibitor, such as Arimidex or Anastrozole.
How can I get HCG?
HCG is given as an injection under the skin or into a muscle. Your doctor, nurse, or other healthcare provider will give you this injection. You may be shown how to inject your medicine at home.
What is prescription HCG?
HCG is human chorionic gonadotropin, a hormone produced during pregnancy. As a prescription medication, HCG is used mainly to treat fertility issues. HCG is not approved for over-the-counter use, nor has it been proved to work for weight loss.
What is the cost of Medi Weightloss Clinic?
According to the company, prices can vary by location. Customer reports for the weight loss program are fairly consistent. Most patients report paying $275 to $300 for the initial consultation and $75 to $80 for each weekly visit. Supplements, prescriptions, and food are extra.
How much will I lose on hCG?
How much weight will I lose with the hCG diet? Most hCG dieters report a loss of 1 to 2 lbs a day. At the very least, . 5 pound a day, and at the most, 3 + lbs a day.
Do you need a prescription for hCG injections?
HCG is FDA-approved for the treatment of select cases of female infertility and hormone treatment in men. FDA-approved HCG products are only available in injection-form and require a prescription from a licensed medical professional.
Is it safe for men to take hCG?
Doctors worry that injectable hCG—which can affect sex hormones in both men and women—can cause harmful or unexpected effects. Doctors also worry that hCG might not be safe in those with heart disease. hCG is a protein, so it is broken down as food when taken by mouth.
Where can I find hCG weight loss products?
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising consumers to avoid human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) weight-loss products. These products are typically sold in the form of oral drops, pellets and sprays, and can be found online, at weight loss clinics and in some retail stores. HCG is a hormone produced by the placenta during pregnancy.
Can you take hCG on a low calorie diet?
HCG is a hormone produced by the placenta during pregnancy. Products marketed for weight loss that claim to contain HCG are typically marketed in connection with a very low-calorie diet, usually one that limits calories to 500 per day.