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Does taking flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) cause weight gain?

Does taking flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) cause weight gain?

No: If the Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is being taken due to muscle spams or pain, then it's more likely that the weight gain is resulting from a decrease in activity and altered eating habits. Weight gain is not considered a typical side effect of the medication. A rare incidence has been reported but no causal relationship to the drug has been established. So as a general rule, don't consider fexeril as the culprit. ...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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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 taking viviscal cause weight gain?

Can taking viviscal cause weight gain?

Beauty product: Supplements or vitamins that are not produced by pharmaceutical companies do not require fda approvals hence reliable randomized clinical studies are rare hence i can not comment with any evidence based facts. However users do suggest that it could. ...Read more

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Does cipralex have something in it that causes weight gain. I put on 30 pounds since I started taking it?

Does cipralex have something in it that causes weight gain. I put on 30 pounds since I started taking it?

Cipralex: Cipralex, an anti-depressant, generally does not cause weight gain- more often causes weight loss. Follow up with your doctor about the weight gain. ...Read more

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Ever since I started taking cipralex(2 years ago), I have gained 25 pounds. How does it cause weight gain and how can I stop the weight gain?

Ever since I started taking cipralex(2 years ago), I have gained 25 pounds. How does it cause weight gain and how can I stop the weight gain?

Stop sugar cravings: Some antidepressant and anti-anxiety drugs may lead to sugar cravings in some people. Relora is an over the counter supplement that has been found to improve sugar cravings when taken twice a day. Regular exercise also helps both weight gain and depression. ...Read more

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What can cause weight gain while taking lithium?

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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Can taking estrogel and progesterone 100mg daily cause weight gain?

Can taking estrogel and progesterone 100mg daily cause weight gain?

Age is the culprit: Lots of studies have been done on women on and off hormones in their fifties. Everyone gains the same amount of weight. It is a tough age. Diet and exercise are your best bet. ...Read more

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Im taking rectal foam 20mg for proctisis. Will it cause weight gain/moon face. The leaflet doesn't indicate but web info says its common. Im a model?

No: It has most likely hydrocortisone, a steroid hormone. However, the amount of the foam is small enough and systemic absorption is not that significant plus the duration of treatment should be no more than 2 weeks at a time. I've had lots of people use it but none has ever complained of weight gain due to it. ...Read more

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Does cymbalta (duloxetine) 6o mg cause weight gain? I have been taking it ten years, but have also gone through menopause. Would a lower dose help me to lose?

Does cymbalta (duloxetine) 6o mg cause weight gain? I have been taking it ten years, but have also gone through menopause.  Would a lower dose help me to lose?

Probably too risky: B"sd
weight gain is a complex thing: with cymbalta (duloxetine) "patients had a small weight loss early in treatment, returned to baseline weight in succeeding weeks, and had a mean weight increase of 2.1 kg .. after 52 weeks of treatment."
Cymbalta 60 mg is effective for major depressive disorder - lowering or stopping would invite severe relapse. Entrust yourself to an accomplished psychiatrist. ...Read more

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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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Can ecp cause weight gain?

Can ecp cause weight gain?

ECP: What do you mean by ECP? Emergency Contraception Pill? External Counterpulsation? Extracorporeal Photochemotherapy? Etc.? Just not sure what you mean. Please clarify meaning using words vice acronym and re-ask. ...Read more

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Can threptin cause weight gain?

Threptin: Threptin micromix powder does not list weight gain as a side effect. Eating threptin biscuits could contribute to weight gain. ...Read more

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Can estrogel cause weight gain?

Can estrogel cause weight gain?

Not normally: Estrogen gel is usually low dose a minimally absorbed so it should not cause weight gain the way an estrogen tablet would. ...Read more

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Does serequel cause weight gain?

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Does serequel cause weight gain?

Seroquel (quetiapine): This is dose-dependent & more so with increased sedation, especially the regular release seroquel, (quetiapine) slightly less so with the extended release form. ...Read more

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Does microval cause weight gain?

Does microval cause weight gain?

Studies don't show: Studies do not show a direct link between oral contraceptives and weight gain. I see that you have PCOS from your profile. Patients with PCOS tend to struggle with their weight. Oral contraceptives tend to help with menstrual cycle control in PCOS ...Read more

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Could fructose cause weight gain?

Could fructose cause weight gain?

See below YES: The role of dietary fructose in the development of obesity and fatty liver diseases remains controversial, with previous studies indicating that the problems resulted from fructose and a diet too high in calories.
However, a new study conducted in an animal model at wake forest baptist medical center showed that fructose rapidly caused liver damage even without weight gain. See your md if youhave? ...Read more

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Could pediasure cause weight gain?

Pediasure: Pediasure is a nutritional supplement designed for use in children during periods of illness, poor appetite or inadequate weight gain. It is a high calorie, vitamin supplemented product which can cause weight gain. Ensure is the adult version. ...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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Does Gralise 900mg cause weight gain?

Gralise: Gralise is gabapentin in a once a day dose. Gabapentin does cause weight gain hence GRalise is not immune from this - yes it can cause weight gain. ...Read more

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Will eating raisins cause weight gain?

Will eating raisins cause weight gain?

If you eat enough: of ANYTHING with calories....weight gain is possible..Why are you asking ???

Ask question again with more info!
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How do sulfonylureas cause weight gain?

How do sulfonylureas cause weight gain?

Insulin secretion: Sulfonylureas induce weight gain mainly by increasing Insulin levels and, therefore, utilization of glucose and other metabolic fuels. Other adverse effects include abdominal upset, hypersensitivity reactions, and headache. ...Read more

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Bodybuilding cause weight gain or loss ??

Bodybuilding cause weight gain or loss ??

That depends: Building muscle increases weight but higher muscle mass can increase metabolic rate. ...Read more

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Mood stabilizers that don't cause weight gain?

Mood stabilizers that don't cause weight gain?

Mood Stabilizers: Most of them do cause weight gain except perhaps topamax which is a weak mood stabilizer at best, also new generation atypical, geodon, (ziprasidone) Abilify etc. ...Read more

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Does gallbladder adenomycsis cause weight gain?

Short answer: Is no. But how do you know you have gallbladder adenomyosis? If you have problems with sudden excessive weight gain, it could be from excessive fluid in your abdomen or congestive heart failure with fluid retention. I think you should have your doctor check you out. ...Read more

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Cyclobenzaprine Hcl (Definition)

Cyclobenzaprine HCl is a muscle relaxant which is a ...Read more


Dr. Syed H. Sajid
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Flexeril (Definition)

Flexeril is a muscle relaxant which is a ...Read more