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Since taking Naproxen 500g twice a day and Amytriptylene 20mg at night, I have put lots of weight on. Can thes medications cause so much weight gain?

Amytriptyline: can be associated with weight gain, but usually not at such small doses. Time to talk to your doctor about a medication switch and a lifestyle switch as medications generally don't cause weight gain all by themselves. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Rothman
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Weight Gain (Definition)

Weight gain is an increase in body weight. This can be a result of increases to muscle mass, increases in body fat, or increases in body fluids like water. Occasionally, weight gain can be a symptom of ...Read more


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Is it normal for someone to feel hungry for a day after consuming 2x 225mg naproxen sodium, and result in weight gain due to continuously consumption.

Is it normal for someone to feel hungry for a day after consuming 2x 225mg naproxen sodium, and result in weight gain due to continuously consumption.

Not good: Naproxen is one of several drugs that are called Non Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs. They all cause injury to the lining of your intestine and stomach. Your discomfort may decrease with eating, but the medicines are still dangerous. www.blatmanhealthandwellness.com ...Read more

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Why does the over the counter water pill with aleve (naproxen) make me gain water weight instead of losing it? i stopped taking it and now im in the bathrm a lot

Why does the over the counter water pill with aleve (naproxen) make me gain water weight instead of losing it? i stopped taking it and now im in the bathrm a lot

●Kidney damage – Using NSAIDs, even for a short time, can harm the kidneys. They are especially risky in people who already have kidney disease.: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs inhibit renal prostaglandin synthesis and can exacerbate edema in patients with underlying heart failure or cirrhosis SEE: 62.Clive DM, Stoff JS. Renal syndromes associated with nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs. N Engl J Med 1984; 310:563. I am unaware of an OTC diuretic on the market-please enlighten. ...Read more

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Weight gain program?

And?: Are you looking for one? Why? What is your goal? Do you have a medical problem? ...Read more

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Weight gain after valleyfever?

Weight gain after valleyfever?

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 of reasons and are now regaining to your norm. If wt gain is excessive see you doc. ...Read more

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What are some weight gain foods?

What are some weight gain foods?

Foods to help with: Healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, protein bars, lean meats, poultry, fish, smoothies (with added silken tofu or powdered milk), greek yogurt (full –fat), pasta/ bagels & use of juice rather than soda. Some people add whey proteins. ...Read more

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Does soyabean helps in weight gain?

Does soyabean helps in weight gain?

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 weight but as part of a healthy diet they can help in both. ...Read more

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What causes unexplained weight gain?

What causes unexplained weight gain?

Possible reasons: This is a great article about reasons for unintentional weight gain: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/003084.htm ...Read more

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Whats a guaranteed weight gain method?

Whats a guaranteed weight gain method?

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 ripley. ...Read more

Naproxen (Definition)

Naproxen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug. It inhibits cyclooxygenase thus reducing ...Read more


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Aleve (Definition)

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