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Does nicorandil tablets for your heart make you gain weight?

Does nicorandil tablets for your heart make you gain weight?

Not available in US: Nicorandil is not FDA approved and thus not available in the US. It is a vasodilator and although weight gain is not a listed common side effect, any vasodilator can potentially cause edema and/or fluid retention and thus weight gain. ...Read more

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I overeat sometimes, but not to get fat etc. Am I in danger of any heart desiases, or anything else? I know that you gain weight.

I overeat sometimes, but not to get fat etc. Am I in danger of any heart desiases, or anything else? 

I know that you gain weight.

Overeating > Obesity: Overeating tend to lead to obesity. Obesity is defined as a BMI = 30 or higher. If a person overeats frequently there is a much greater risk they will become obese. Obesity increases the risk of many illnesses, including metabolic syndrome, high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, and cancer. In recent years, more deaths in the US are attributed to obesity than cigarette smoking ...Read more

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Some people eat foods and do not gain weight while others do with the same diet.Does this mean that a faster metabolism may mean a quicker heart rate?

Some people eat foods and do not gain weight while others do with the same diet.Does this mean that a faster metabolism may mean a quicker heart rate?

Not usually: There are many factors that affect weight gain and three that really are out of our control are age, gender and genetics. The type of food, activity level, sleep and stress also play huge role and are under our control. It is possible to start looking at genetic variations fairly easy that may help patients pick the best diet for them. ...Read more

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Mom, 69, has mid-stage FTD. Sleeps 12+ hrs, is 5'5", >200 lbs. Weight gained last 3 yrs. Vitals ok. Will her heart last much longer living like this?

Mom, 69, has mid-stage FTD. Sleeps 12+ hrs, is 5'5", >200 lbs. Weight gained last 3 yrs. Vitals ok. Will her heart last much longer living like this?

Hard to tell: Frontotemporal dementia is a very hard disease to predict outcomes for. Please make sure that she has regular visit to her doctor and if needed to see a cardiologist. It is really impossible to say how long her heart may last. ...Read more

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Do snris cause edema or weight gain or worsening heart failure?

Do snris cause edema or weight gain or worsening heart failure?

Yes: It causes those but, remember that do not blame solely the drugs. ...Read more