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I want to know if valium causes weight gain.

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Dr. John Gaffney
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Possible : Chronic intake of diazepam has been associated with some weight gain. However, the precise reason behind why this happens is not really fully understood. It's precisely for this reason that any medicine should only be taken at the lowest dose for the shortest period of time that it takes to be effective. Hope that helps!

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