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I have been taking fexofenadine tablets every day for the past 2 yrs, and i hv also gained some weight, could this be the reason of my weight gain?

I have been taking fexofenadine tablets every day for the past 2 yrs, and i hv also gained some weight, could this be the reason of my weight gain?

No: Some of the older antihistamines like periactin (cyproheptadine hydrochloride) can cause weight gain, but all of the newer ones like fexofenadine, zyrtec, claratin, etc do not cause weight gain. This is a common misconception. ...Read more

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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Does fexofenadine hcl cause weight gain ?

Not directly: and not in every case that it causes increased appetite, drink plenty of water with the pill, and there after to curb your appetite, that's one way of handling the side effect ...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

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Do soaked soyabean helps in weight gain?

Do soaked soyabean helps in weight gain?

Yes, as a component.: Eat healthy high calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil. ...Read more

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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Fexofenadine (Definition)

Fexofenadine, previously marketed under the brand name allegra, is an antihistamine similar to ...Read more


Dr. Michael Finkelstein
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Allegra (Definition)

Allegra is a non-sedating antihistamine which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more