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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Board Certified, Cardiology
46 years in practice
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Can amlodipine cause weight gain?

Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Board Certified, Cardiology
46 years in practice
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Can amlodipine cause weight gain?
Dr. Shontae Buffington
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Dr. Michael Rothman
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Weight Gain (Definition)

Weight gain is an increase in a person's body weight. Weight gain can be normal or abnormal, depending on what a person ...Read more


Dr. Jack Rubin, M.d.
Board Certified, Nephrology and Dialysis
43 years in practice
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Can amlodipine besylate cause weight gain?

Dr. Jack Rubin, M.d.
Board Certified, Nephrology and Dialysis
43 years in practice
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Can amlodipine besylate cause weight gain?

Norvasc and weight: Amlodipine can cause formation of edema, which is a common side effect. The edema can cause a person to gain weight, as a pound of water weights the same as a pound of muscle or fat. Patients that gain edema fluid, do not feel tightness of their clothes at their waists. Ask the physician if this is the case in the person you are asking about. ...Read more

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Dr. Shontae Buffington
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Board Certified, Family Medicine
52 years in practice
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Amlodipine (ccb) or bystolic (bb), which one known to cause weight gain or acid reflux as side effects ?

Dr. Yash Khanna
Board Certified, Family Medicine
52 years in practice
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Amlodipine (ccb) or bystolic (bb), which one  known to cause weight gain or acid reflux as side effects ?

Neither of two: There is no evidence either of these drugs cause any significant weight weight gain. ...Read more

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Dr. Michele Cavenee
Board Certified, Bariatrics
28 years in practice
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What causes weight gain?

Dr. Michele Cavenee
Board Certified, Bariatrics
28 years in practice
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What causes weight gain?

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 more

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Dr. Shontae Buffington
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Dr. Sandra Pinkham
Board Certified, Holistic Medicine
48 years in practice
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Can iuds cause weight gain? And if so, what's the best way to keep the weight off?

Dr. Sandra Pinkham
Board Certified, Holistic Medicine
48 years in practice
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Can iuds cause weight gain? And if so, what's the best way to keep the weight off?

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 more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Can a vettal gernia cause weight gain ?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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Dr. David Trettin
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
28 years in practice
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Could stopping exercising cause weight gain?

Dr. David Trettin
Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgery
28 years in practice
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Could stopping exercising cause weight gain?

Yes: Yes of course... If you stop exercising and take in more calories than you are expending( now that you have stopped aerobically exersising) than weight gain is a definite possibility ( unless u began dieting seriously @ similar time). Best of luck! ...Read more

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Dr. Anthony Vita
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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What can cause weight gain while taking lithium?

Dr. Anthony Vita
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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What can cause weight gain while taking lithium?

A number of things: Generally, lithium itself is not associated with weight gain. It could be another medication, indirect effects of the lithium on the thyroid, or a change in eating patterns from the mental illness that the lithium is treating. Please consult your MD. ...Read more

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Dr. David Sneid
Board Certified, Endocrinology
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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?

Dr. David Sneid
Board Certified, Endocrinology
36 years in practice
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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?

It is a definite: stimulant to increased caloric intake (particularly junk food) and this causes weight gain and predisposition to insulin resistance and diabetes. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
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I have just had a marina put in. Can this cause weight gain?

Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
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Possibly: Possibly, but most studies show the weight gain to be less than 3 pounds. ...Read more

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Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
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Amlodipine Besylate (Definition)

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Norvasc (Definition)

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