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Does staterra really cause weight loss?

Does staterra really cause weight loss?

Yes: Weight loss in one of the side effect due to this medication. For some people, this may be a good thing. For many people, however, unintended weight loss can be a problem. For example, weight loss can be a problem in growing children. ...Read more

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Losing Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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Does clonazep cause weight loss?

Does clonazep cause weight loss?

Clonazepam: Nope. This addictive sedative is more likely to cause weight gain than weight loss. ...Read more

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Why does Gabapentin cause weight gain?

Why does Gabapentin cause weight gain?

Weight/seizure meds: The mechanism that causes weight gain due to use of anti-convulsants is not absolutely known, but it is suggested that lowered glucose levels stimulate the hypothalamus to increase appetite. Further explanation of this process can be found in the following publication: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11735653 ...Read more

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Mirtazipine does it cause weight gain?

Mirtazipine does it cause weight gain?

Very often: Most common side effects of Remeron (mirtazapine) are weight gain & fatigue. However for some patients who suffered from loss of appetite/weight loss and sleep disturbance while depressed this can be helpful. ...Read more

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Can d-ribose cause weight gain or does it really help with weight loss?

Can d-ribose cause weight gain or does it really help with weight loss?

May help a bit but:: D-Ribose can be a healthy sugar substitute but isn't a magic weight loss aid. The key to weight loss is longterm diet changes.Sugars & simple carbs from grains esp. cause weight gain. It's also wise to avoid fried foods. I like Dr. Fuhrman's diet: http://tinyurl.com/ktampgg Dr. Weil has useful info: http://tinyurl.com/m8avwzh See his "discuss that" link in his article. Exercise is also important! ...Read more

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Does topomax cause weight loss?

Does topomax cause weight loss?

Yes: Although it is an epileptic and a migraine preventive medication, weight loss is one of a common side effect. ...Read more

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Why does nortriptyline cause weight gain in people?

Why does nortriptyline cause weight gain in people?

Several: This is tca which cause dry mouth, confused with hunger (use sugar free gum and candy and floride rinse and drink water). Calming effect may reduce metabolism- counter with exercise and better diet. ...Read more

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Does xenical cause weight loss?

Does xenical cause weight loss?

Minimally: A study comparing this to diet only revealed weight loss of 13.4 pounds in one year with xenical, compared to 5.8 pounds with diet alone. The best way to lose weight is eating a healthy diet combined with 30 minutes of cardiovascular exercise daily. ...Read more

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Does provigil cause appetite loss?

Does provigil cause appetite loss?

Not typically: Although taste and nausea related side effects can impact eating, weight or appetite loss has not been a major outcome of using Provigil (modafinil). For more information: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0000196/. ...Read more

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Why does stress cause weight loss?

Why does stress cause weight loss?

Stress can cause : Weight loss or weight gain. It varies for different people. Some people lose their appetite when stressed others overeat . It is probably connected to eating habits and self comforting related to eating from when we were young children. ...Read more

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Help please? What is gabapentin? Does it cause weight gain and sleepiness?

Help please? What is gabapentin? Does it cause weight gain and sleepiness?

It can: While it does not normally cause weight gain, it can cause water retention and fatigue/sleepiness leading to decreased activity. It is an antiseizure medication, a gaba analog, often used to treat neuropathic pain by means of increasing gaba, an inhibitory neurotransmitter, in the synaptic cleft (decreases peripheral neural activity). ...Read more

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Does dcm cause weight loss and loss of appetite? If so, why?

Does dcm cause weight loss and loss of appetite? If so, why?

It can: The medical term is "cardiac cachexia" - in the advanced stages, people may feel too ill and short of breath to want to eat. Weight loss follows. ...Read more

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Does fluoxetine cause weight gain or weight loss?

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Does fluoxetine cause weight gain or weight loss?

Prozac (fluoxetine): It originally was introduced as being weight neutral, but there are exceptional cases where we see weight changes either up or down. ...Read more

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Does fluoxetine cause weight gain?

Does fluoxetine cause weight gain?

It is possible: Fluoxetine is an ssri anti-depressant, anti-anxiety medication that can cause weight changes as a possible side effect. In most of my patients, weight changes have been minor. However, some patients report larger weight changes, including more significant weight gain or weight loss. If you are gaining weight and concerned about it, talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Does atorvastatin cause weight loss?

Does atorvastatin cause weight loss?

No: Weight loss is not one of the mentioned side effects of atorvastatin. ...Read more

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How does Depakote cause weight gain?

How does Depakote cause weight gain?

Depakote: Results in short term in more cravings & binging & hunger. ...Read more

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Does Accutane cause weight loss?

Does Accutane cause weight loss?

It all depends: I have not seen that Accutane itself causes wait loss. However, a few of my patients on Accutane have told me that they have a decreased appetite. I have never found anything in the literature to back this up. So you may experience weight loss inadvertently if you are eating less because of the medicine. ...Read more

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Does extreme weight loss cause your veins to show?

Does extreme weight loss cause your veins to show?

Possible: If you lose enough fat around the blood vessels they can be more prominent. ...Read more

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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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