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Can stopping hyperthyroidism medicine cause weight gain?

Can stopping hyperthyroidism medicine cause weight gain?

Not normally: Hyperthyroidism usually causes weight loss, treating it would cause weight gain.Therefor stopping treatment for hyper thyroidism would likley cause weight loss not gain. ...Read more

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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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Which anxiety medicines are the least likely to cause weight gain? I have generalized anxiety.

Which anxiety medicines are the least likely to cause weight gain? I have generalized anxiety.

Anxiety Medications: Commonly prescribed Anxiety Medications are Benzodiazepines, such as Ativan, Xanax (alprazolam) and Klonopin.

Generally they do not cause weight gain.

It is likely that weight gain is due to Stress eating and lack of exercise.

Please see your family physician for diagnosis including stressors affecting your life, Psychotherapy, Medication, Yoga, and Meditation. ...Read more

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I want to know which of these drugs is less likely to cause weight gain: aripiprazole or ziprasidone.

I want to know which of these drugs is less likely to cause weight gain: aripiprazole or ziprasidone.

Medication effects: I understand your desire to lose weight.
Both Aripiprazole (Abilify) and Ziprasidone (Geodon) are antipsychotic medications.
Aripiprazole is more likely to cause weight gain than Ziprasidone.
Thank you for informing about Depression.
Depression and Hypothyroidism can also cause weight gain.
Discuss with Psychiatrist Diagnosis -depression or Psychosis, Medications needed and side effects; Therapy. ...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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Can fluoxetine cause weight gain and is it a safe drug for anxiety?

Prozac (fluoxetine): Yes it is safe, & in some it can affect weight. ...Read more

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My neurologist think Horizant will give me benefits but I don't want to go on a medicine that will slow me down and cause weight gain.?

My neurologist think Horizant will give me benefits but I don't want to go on a medicine that will slow me down and cause weight gain.?

Med side effects: Tell your doctor you don't want to feel sleepy, lethargic or gain weight from this med. Write down any side effect, when it occurs, at what dose and log your weight. Review with doctor if you think you're not tolerating this med with what you've written and discuss alternative meds. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Are there any medicines like Lyrica, (pregabalin) Cymbalta, and Gabapentin that don't cause weight gain?

Are there any medicines like Lyrica, (pregabalin) Cymbalta, and Gabapentin that don't cause weight gain?

COMMENTS: Of the listed three, Cymbalta causes nausea in 40%, and is the least likely to cause weight gain. Savella (milnacipran) may be of value in pain syndromes such as fibromyalgia, and seems to also be less troublesome. A possible alternative to gabapentin could be Grailise or Horizant, and due to duration of action may be also less weight gain. The meds cause appetite change, so less caloric intake can prevent. ...Read more

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Is cold water or cold food causes weight gain?

No: Weight gain is more calories in than out, rather than the temperature. Maintaining a healthy weight is difficult enough without these "pop" superstitions. The best thing to do is get aerobically fit and avoid greasy / salty / sugary foods that folks tend to overeat -- soon these will become unpleasant for you. Good luck. ...Read more

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Will immunosuppressive drugs cause weight gain?

Will immunosuppressive drugs cause weight gain?

Prednisone does: Prednisone does cause weight gain, along with other side effects. The doctor who is prescribing the immunosuppressives can list the medication options for a patient, and also list the more common side effects. Then, both the patient and doctor are aware of what to expect when some of the medications are used. ...Read more

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Do psychiatric medicines cause weight gain?

Wt.: Some do, some are weight neutral, & some cause some decrease in appetite. ...Read more

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Will using nexito plus and mirnite 15 cause weight gain? What are side effects of using these medicines?

Will using nexito plus and mirnite 15 cause weight gain? What are side effects of using these medicines?

Nexito-escitalopram: ...is in the same class of meds as Prozac (fluoxetine). it doesn't usually cause wt. Gain. However, Mirnite (mirtazapine)_can cause wt. Gain and this wt. Gain can contribute to other problems. There are many other side effects, ranging from mild to severe. If you notice problems that might be caused by one of these meds, it's best to follow up with your prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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Will using nexito plus and mirnite 15 cause weight gain? What are side effects of using these medicines?

Will using nexito plus and mirnite 15 cause weight gain? What are side effects of using these medicines?

Side effects: Nexito and Mirnite, both antidepressants, can interact to cause serotonin syndrome, which is too much serotonin in the nervous system. This is potentially serious. Mirnite is more likely to cause weight gain. Review with prescribing doctor and consider trying one or the other med. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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I know that seroquel (quetiapine) is known for weight gain but I might have to take it. Does the drug just cause weight gain or does it simply increase appetite?

I know that seroquel (quetiapine) is known for weight gain but I might have to take it. Does the drug just cause weight gain or does it simply increase appetite?

↑es Appetite: Careful "have to". Given the history of some successes with single molecule treatments for some ailments, humans have promoted this strategy for many issues. However, given the complexity of soul↔mind↔brain, this strategy rarely works very well for mind issues, though widely promoted as easy. A stronger focus on addressing internal memories/issues/beliefs/drivers ; ↓ed use of drugs might be better. ...Read more

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Help please! What drugs are good for anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorders that won't cause weight gain?

Help please! What drugs are good for anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorders that won't cause weight gain?

That's a tough one.: Bezodiazepines don't cause weight gain, work well but can be addicting so use cautiously. Hydroxyzine (vistaril) and Buspirone (buspar) are minimally effective & don't cause weight gain they deal mostly with anxiety & may help OCD some. The best meds long term are serotonergic or dual acting antidepressants (serotonergic/noradrenergic) for both anxiety and OCD but most can cause some weight gain. ...Read more

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What would you suggest for a immunosuppressant drug that won't cause weight gain?

What would you suggest for a immunosuppressant drug that won't cause weight gain?

?: Unfortunately Mme it is not a pick and choose matter, it depends on the condition and which dug best suits the case and doesn't interact with other medications you are already on, you definitely have the choice together with your doctor to decide between 2 or 3 drugs that would be equally effective in a particular situation, it isn't an absolute across the board choice, wish you wellness ...Read more

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Is it true that statin drugs cause weight gain?

Weight gain: Yes, statinscan cause weight. They seem to cause a craving for carbohydrates. ...Read more

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For mood disorder, are there any mood stabilizer drugs that don't cause weight gain fatigue or headache? Already have migraines and fatigue.

For mood disorder, are there any mood stabilizer drugs that don't cause weight gain fatigue or headache? Already have migraines and fatigue.

Lamictal: Lamictal usually doesn't but you have to go on it slowly to avoid a rash & if you miss a days dose you have to start over with the dosing--most pts like it however. ...Read more

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I've been taking Methotrexate and I'm on a study drug for my Psoriatic Arthritis, I think the study drug is Humira (adalimumab), (adalimumab) can Humira (adalimumab) cause weight gain?

I've been taking Methotrexate and I'm on a study drug for my Psoriatic Arthritis, I think the study drug is Humira (adalimumab), (adalimumab) can Humira (adalimumab) cause weight gain?

It does not appear: That weight gain is a known side effect of humira (adalimumab). For more information:

http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/humira (adalimumab)-side-effects. Html

Best,

Dr. Lebowitz ...Read more

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Does medicine curatane 20mg cause weight gain? Can I use it while using hair spray minoxi? I am not pregnant or breastfeeding

Does medicine curatane 20mg cause weight gain? Can I use it while using hair spray minoxi? I am not pregnant or breastfeeding

Curatane: Or isotretinoin, should be taken under strict medical supervision, and you should watch out for not getting pregnant at all while on this treatment. It isn't meant to be taken empirically, a precise indication, mainly acne not responding to other measures, and strict medical supervision are mandatory. It may rather cause weight loss, and a host of other serious side effects, you don't to use it ...Read more

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Will the plan B pill interfere with prednisone or alka-seltzer cold medicine?

Will the plan B pill interfere with prednisone or alka-seltzer cold medicine?

Shouldn't but. ..: It is double strength BCPs. Any med can have weird interaction with another. There are plenty of good interaction checkers available on the Web and ask the pharmacist or your doc but in general, no. ...Read more

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Does MSG causes weight gain and more fat storage?

Does MSG causes weight gain and more fat storage?

Common idea of?: Validity. It is impossible to gain mass without taking in more than removed (calories have never been correct issue). Blamming bad, or good, behavior on a single molecule not reliable, though some (Etoh/Opiods/statins/PCN) can powerfully change behavior. Living creatures have so many overlapping control mechanisms which are hard to overcome; a big issue for Big Pharma working to find useful ones.
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Wanted to know if anti-depressants could cause weight gain/loss?

Weight Gain: All but Wellbutrin, (bupropion) which is well documented in the literature not to cause weight gain.
None cause any moderate if any weight loss.
Th rest cause weight gain. ...Read more

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Does resperitol cause weight gain if you don't eat more than usual?

Does resperitol cause weight gain if you don't eat more than usual?

Can be an advantage: Risperidone may cause weight gain. Sticking to a healthy low calorie diet will certainly help minimize the weight gain. Along with adequate exercise, many are able to maintain their weight. Due to its stabilizing effects, in some individuals it may promote the choice for an active & healthy lifestyle and many have in fact lost weight & become physically healthier while on this medication. ...Read more

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Will primolut cause weight gain if taken 3 pills daily for 3 days?

Will primolut cause weight gain if taken 3 pills daily for 3 days?

FindWhatWorksForYou: That's pretty quick, but in this world almost anything can happen (just ask Art Bell). Primolut seems to be noted for its fluid retention side effect (like most progesterone-like medications) so, yeah, you can start on your merry way to weight gain in three days. But if that doesn't suit you, talk to your doctor about something else. Primolut wasn't the first, and won't be the last, progestin ...Read more