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Medicine to weight gain

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Junig
32 years experience Psychiatry
Diet and muscle mass: To gain weight you have to consume more calories than you are burning. Do this in a healthy way though. Don't choose junk or fast food. Keep a well ba ... Read More

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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Unless you can: Take in more calories than you're burning off, you will continue to lose weight until you get your thyroid level normalized with either radioiodine tr ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Some medicines can stimulate your appetite and/or make you retain fluid - the net effect of either is weight gain. Let me be clear though: not all med ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a Dr. can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If n ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Kuhn
36 years experience Bariatrics
Steroids mostly: Steroids (prednisone, decadron, (dexamethasone) etc) can cause rapid increase in weight due to increased hunger. Some antidepressants cause mild incr ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
No!: The don't and don't believe anyone who says they do.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Choices: Alternatives may be available. Please discuss with your physician.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: There is none. Eat more carbohydrates to gain weight. You need to increase calorie intake.
A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Weight gain: Yes, statinscan cause weight. They seem to cause a craving for carbohydrates.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
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Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
?: Unfortunately Mme it is not a pick and choose matter, it depends on the condition and which dug best suits the case and doesn't interact with other me ... Read More

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