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fexofenadine and weight gain

A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Rupp
20 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Some of the older antihistamines like periactin (cyproheptadine hydrochloride) can cause weight gain, but all of the newer ones like fexofenadine, zyr ... Read More

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tipu Sultan
Specializes in Allergy
Yes: Reference webmd. Antihistamines by blocking effect of histamine on brain can increase appetite and foundational causes weight gain. Why do you need to ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not directly: and not in every case that it causes increased appetite, drink plenty of water with the pill, and there after to curb your appetite, that's one way of ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Timothy Durkee
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
And?: Are you looking for one? Why? What is your goal? Do you have a medical problem?
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Consider nutrition: consult. Eat healthy foods high in calories. Eat 6 meals /day. Work on strength training to build large muscle groups. Work out w heavier weights w fe ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible.: This is not a feature of the disease itself, but may accompany any protracted illness. You may have lost some weight with the illness for a variety o ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Foods to help with: Healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgi ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Basics: Drink more milk and eat well. Avoid unhealthy foods.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Fairly obvious: To see if there is weight gain simply using a scale works well. You might mean why someone gained weight, generally looking and talking determines the ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luis Bendezu
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Clarify: Are you asking if soy beans help you gain or lose weight? They are an excellent source of protein . By themselves, they will not help you gain or lose ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possible reasons: This is a great article about reasons for unintentional weight gain: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003084.htm
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Ripley
Specializes in Family Medicine
More food!: Hi puppy76726, that's an easy one. Just take in more calories than you expend. That's the big problem most people have with their weight. Doc ... Read More

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