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Will concerta cause weight gain?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
No: Concerta does not cause weight gain. It is a stimulant, so decreases appetite and can cause weight loss in a teen or adult, or a decrease in the rate of weight gain if used in a growing child. A person using Concerta should follow-up with the prescribing doctor to be sure his weight and nutrition are ok.
Answered on Sep 18, 2017
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