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Doctor insights on: Cyclobenzaprine And Weight Gain

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Can vicodin, tramadol HCl or cyclobenzaprine cause weight gain? I have gained 10lbs in the last year and that was when i started cyclobenzaprine.

Can vicodin, tramadol HCl or cyclobenzaprine  cause weight gain?  I have gained 10lbs in the last year and that was when i started cyclobenzaprine.

Probably not: But if your treating a musculoskeletal condition with those meds, your likely less active than you were before, and that can make you gain some weight. ...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 taking flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) cause weight gain?

Does taking flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) cause weight gain?

No: If the Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is being taken due to muscle spams or pain, then it's more likely that the weight gain is resulting from a decrease in activity and altered eating habits. Weight gain is not considered a typical side effect of the medication. A rare incidence has been reported but no causal relationship to the drug has been established. So as a general rule, don't consider fexeril as the culprit. ...Read more

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Can the medicine flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) cause weight gain?

Unlikely: Weight gain or appetite change is not listed as one of the side effects or adverse reactions of Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) on the labeling. In my experience patients do not complain of weight gain while taking this medication. Therefore, it is unlikely to be the cause of any weight gain. ...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