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does estratest cause weight gain

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Gingo
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hormone replacement: Weight gain at menopause is more likely related to lifestyle factors as well as changes in metabolism. One of the side effects of hormone replacement ... Read More

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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible : Any hormone regimen potentially can cause weight gain however having testosterone in the mixture may make that more likely. Sometimes simply removing ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Ventral Hernia?: A ventral hernia should not cause weight gain.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Yes of course... If you stop exercising and take in more calories than you are expending( now that you have stopped aerobically exersising) than weigh ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sunil Prof. Wimalawansa
45 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: Tamoxifine is a first generation of designer estrogen (i.e., estrogen analogue). All estrogenic compounds may potentially increase weight, but not mu ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milroy Samuel
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: It is believed to help with weight loss.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Stop taking it.: Natural hormone replacement is fraught with danger. There are very safe and proven estrogen replacement medications that are well-studied and whose p ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederica Lofquist
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: In general birth control pills do not cause either weight loss or weight gain. However, a small number of women may experience weight changes when th ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Not sure what you : mean by directly but weight gain is a common side effect with this medication.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evan Altman
18 years experience in Psychiatry
It is possible: Fluoxetine is an ssri anti-depressant, anti-anxiety medication that can cause weight changes as a possible side effect. In most of my patients, weight ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Norton
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Not normally: Estrogen gel is usually low dose a minimally absorbed so it should not cause weight gain the way an estrogen tablet would.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Prozac (fluoxetine): It originally was introduced as being weight neutral, but there are exceptional cases where we see weight changes either up or down.
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A member asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes, it: does cause weight gain.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Baker
13 years experience in Neurology
Ltg: I usually think of Lamictal as weight neutral, especially compared to topamax/zonegran (appetite suppressing) and Depakote (usually with wt gain). It ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Generally: it does not, at least by itself. However, the conditions you received it for may be associated with weight gain.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Maybe yes, maybe no: Depending on a person's situation, hyperglycemia could lead to weight gain, or weight gain could lead to hyperglycemia, or hyperglycemia and weight ga ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
No, it should not: Flovent is an inhaled steroid that helps the lungs get well (from problems such as asthma). It should not cause weight gain. If there is noticeable ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Studies don't show: Studies do not show a direct link between oral contraceptives and weight gain. I see that you have PCOS from your profile. Patients with PCOS tend to ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Humberto Quintana
43 years experience in Psychiatry
Risperidone: Metabolic changes, as seen by dose-dependent elevations of cholesterol, triglyceride, LDL and VLDL concentrations within 6 weeks of risperidone therap ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience in Addiction Medicine
It may: Although the effect is small, all opiods have a tendency for weight gain. This is cased both by direct hypothalamic effects as well as "carb coping" ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Labetalol: Weight changes are not one of its side effects listed.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Kinda sorta maybe: But first, weight gain in whom? Men? Women? Low in testosterone ; estrogen? Or normal levels? Interesting question but too general. Estrogen is linked ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Not commonly: It can cause edema but actual weight gain is not a common "reaction" to the drug.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes it can.: Best wishes! http://chealth.canoe.ca/drug_info_details.asp?brand_name_id=1924. http://www.m.webmd.com/diet/default.htm.
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