Medication for Weight Loss
Sometimes your body needs help.
Regardless of the amount of exercise or the changes in diet, some people need extra help losing weight. For those people, medications are the support they need for improved health, better quality of life and reduced body weight.
Obesity medication is an option mainly for people with a BMI of 30 or more and is intended for long-term use.
It’s important to remember that medications are only one component of a comprehensive treatment plan, diet and exercise remains essential to a healthy body. Before taking any prescription, a complete medical history is necessary.
Woman’s Can Help.
Woman’s Weight Management Clinic includes a team of highly skilled specialists experienced at diagnosing and treating weight management challenges in women and men. We will work together to develop a treatment plan you can have confidence in and experience the best results.
Contact Woman’s Hospital Weight Management Clinic: 225-416-6886
Dr. Drake Bellanger
Physician Office Building, Suite 515
Dr. Bellanger is one of the few physicians Board Certified in obesity medicine in the Baton Rouge region. His certification by the American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM) signifies a specialized knowledge in the practice of obesity medicine and care. He is also board certified in general surgery.