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Does Clonazepam Cause Weight Gain
Klonopin (clonazepam) belongs to a class of medications called benzodiazepines. They are also referred to as sedative-hypnotics & anxiolytics. These medications are used for a variety of indications to include anxiety, insomnia, muscle spasm, seizure, & alcohol withdrawal. All benzodiazepines including Clonazepam are potentially habit forming. Alcohol should be ...Read more
My dr. Told me taking clonazepam and paroxetine could cause weight gain, make it hard to lose weight. How hard is it making it for me? And which pill?
I have anxiety and get panic attacks, have been on paroxetine and clonazepam and have had severe weight gain? Any medicines that don't cause that?
Yes: I would agree with dr dutka that other antidepressants may have less weight gain than paroxetine. It would be a great question for you doctor. While Prozac or another ssri would be a fairly easy transition, switching from Paxil to wellbutrin can be quite difficult (due to serotonin withdrawal and activation from wellbutrin). Also make sure your thyroid function has been recently checked. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many factors: There are several reasons for weight gain. It can be as simple as eating too many calories, or eating the wrong calories, or not getting enough exercise. You will gain weight when you take in more calories than your body burns each day. There are also medical conditions and hormone imbalances which cause weight gain, and medications with side effects of weight gain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
In some women: Progesterone iud's can cause weight gain and also copper iud's. The best way to prevent weight gain is to eat 6 equal healthy meals with 6 servings of fresh vegetables and one apple each day, moderate exercise through the day ( try pretend jump roping for 1 minute at a time or more up to 60 minutes in 24 hours, sleep 7-8 hours, and manage stress skillfully. Added zinc might help with cu iud. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mirtazapibe works really well for me however I've heard so many stories. is it just what you eat that causes weight gain or is their something in the?
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