A member asked:

The medicine that i must take has the side effect of weight gain, .i do not want to gain weight. what do i do?

2 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Luis Villaplana answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Choices: Alternatives may be available. Please discuss with your physician.

Answered 9/28/2016


Dr. David Kahan answered

Specializes in Podiatry

Rx side effects: If you MUST take this medicine, then you need to remember that a side effect does not effect everybody. Secondly, what are the risk:benefit of not taking this medicine? Is this for the rest of your life or short term?

Answered 5/8/2018



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