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Can levothyroxine cause loss of appetite?

Can levothyroxine cause loss of appetite?

No: Hi. No, levothyroxine (L-T4) doesn't cause loss of appetite. In high level (i.e., hyperthyroidism), it accelerates the metabolism, and hyperthyroidism is often associated with weight loss, but it's from the high metabolism burning up more calories, not from a decreased appetite. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Anemia (Definition)

A condition marked by a deficiency of red blood cells or hemoglobin in the blood, resulting ...Read more


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Can topiramate cause nausea and lack of appetite ?

Definitely, yes: Topiramate is a newer anticonvulsant that blocks voltage-gated sodium ion channels. Because it is not extensively metabolized in the liver, topiramate is being promoted as the successor to Gabapentin and is prescribed for a variety of pain disorders including the prophylaxis of migraine headache. Common side effects are dry mouth, loss of appetite, slow thinking, and trouble concentrating. ...Read more

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Can Zonisamide cause decreased libido?

Can Zonisamide cause decreased libido?

Possibly: Decreased libido can have a variety of causes and certainly some of the side effects of zonisamide, such as sedation, depression, and agitation, can contribute to a decreased libido. If this persists and becomes problematic, please speak wot your prescribing physician about an alternative medication. ...Read more

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Can anaemia cause nausea?

Can anaemia cause nausea?

Possibly...: Anemia could cause many symptoms: easy fatiguability, feeling weak, headaches, sense of air hunger of short of breath when severe or in association with asthma or any chronic lung disorder. As with most illnesses that go on long enough, nausea could be a symptom of it; however not typically one of anemia. If u r anemic, need to find the cause and then rx appropriately. As usual, see you gp. ...Read more

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Can amoxicillian cause loss of appetite?

Can amoxicillian cause loss of appetite?

Not normally: Amoxicillin can cause nausea, not a loss of appetite. However, the symptom of nausea will give you sensation of not wanting to eat. When you take the amoxicillin, eat something with it like a few crackers to decrease the nausea sensation. ...Read more

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Can Fludrocortisone cause decreased libido?

Can Fludrocortisone cause decreased libido?

Yes: Any steroids can have effects on libido, specially if used orally, but topical ones are not neutral neither Use them only after consulting. with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can B12 deficiency lead to anemia and memory loss?

Can B12 deficiency lead to anemia and memory loss?

Yes.: Pernicious anemia is the most common reason for unexpected B12 deficiency. Lack of B12 can cause both anemia and neurological damage. The latter includes numbness, gait problems, and dementia. The neurological findings can occur before there is any anemia, or vice versa. The anemia will reverse with treatment. The neurologic problems may not correct completely with B12 treatment. ...Read more

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Can masturbation cause weight loss or anaemia?

Can masturbation cause weight loss or anaemia?

No: Anybody who told you this is simply ignorant. Both conditions are serious and need a work up. ...Read more

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Can severe anemia cause constipation?

Can severe anemia cause constipation?

No, but look further: Severe anemia is an unlikely cause for constipation and vice versa. Anemia and constipation can both be caused by cancer of the colon, however, so the greatest concern should be their occurring together, but not one actually causing the other. Further studies should be pursued when anemia and constipation show up at about the same time. ...Read more

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Can severe anemia cause dizziness?

Can severe anemia cause dizziness?

Yes: Blood cells are what carry oxygen to the brain. If you have too few blood cells then you may have too little oxygen getting to the brain. This may especially occur when you stand up or when you are exercising. If the brain is not getting enough blood flow, you will feel light headed and may even faint. That is why you have to be careful after blood donation. ...Read more

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Can Diltiazem cause decreased libido?

Can Diltiazem cause decreased libido?

Not likely : Almost any drug can cause almost any side effect. But clinical experience & data collection tell us which side effects are common, or uncommon. Diltiazem is a calcium channel blocker which relaxes the walls of blood vessels, lowering blood pressure. It also has effects on heart rhythm. Erectile dysfunction is possible, although in some studies the drug had no effect or even improved erections. ...Read more

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Can tiredness cause diarrhea?

Can tiredness cause diarrhea?

No: Hi. No, tiredness and diarrhea are usually mechanistically unrelated. I would say severe diarrhea can cause tiredness, but not vice versa. ...Read more

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Can anemia cause backache?

Can anemia cause backache?

Perhaps a better...: Question might be can they be correlated? While it is hard for me to imagine anemia (a constitutional issue) in an otherwise normal host giving rise to such a focal complaint, i can envision several causes of back pain that might lead to anemia. For example, retroperitoneal bleeding, renal issues, etc. You should see your dr. Soon to address this issue. ...Read more

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Can vitamin B12 injections cause increased appetite?

Only psychologically: It has a very powerful placebo effect. It is often STILL used for that in people who don't have any reason to take it. They report increased well being.. and that would include increased appetite ...Read more

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Can lack of sleep cause nausea, loss of appetite and tachycardia?

Can lack of sleep cause nausea, loss of appetite and tachycardia?

Absolutely. All 3: Although far from the only cause of nausea, loss of appetite and tachycardia, lack of sleep can definitely cause these symptoms. This is thought to be due, in part, to the abnormal release of certain stress hormones and disruption of normal brain chemistry. Sleep deprivation can also elevate blood pressure and cause abnormal weight gain over the long term. Loss of appetite common early on. ...Read more

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Can ulcers cause weight loss, weakness and fatigue?

Can ulcers cause weight loss, weakness and fatigue?

Yes, that is : Possible. Especially so if there is significant weight loss or bleeding. ...Read more

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What could cause loss of appetite with depression?

What could cause loss of appetite with depression?

Depression: The illness of depression includes physical symptoms such as change in energy, sleep, and appetite. Some people have loss of appetite with weight loss; others eat more and gain weight. Appetite changes are part of depression, not separate from it. This generally improves with treatment for depression. ...Read more

Dr. Marvin Ott
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Reduced Appetite (Definition)

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