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Doxepin And Weight Gain
Weight gain: Sorry but i'm not familiar w/"ster retention". However, weight gain is a known side effect of doxepin, a serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor. Doxepin appears to work thru h1 (histamine) receptor which is known to be involved with weight gain thru antipsychotics as well. Plan to focus on more exercise, less calories, preferably both to achieve 500kcal deficit each day to lose 1lb/wk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Doxepin (brand name sinequan) is an older prescription antidepressant (a "tricyclic" available generically) that is mostly used nowadays as a sleep aid. It also has anxiety-relieving effects. Common side effects include dry mouth, blurred vision, and constipation, but unlike many other prescription sleep ...Read more
My md is switching me from remeron 30mg to doxepin 10mg. Do i taper? Gained a lot of weight on remeron. Will doxepin do the same thing?
Rrmeton: Unlikely for either at the low dose prescribed. Follow up closely with your prescribing doc. ...Read more
Eat healthy high: calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, Avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil, protein shakes, > ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes, but not in a: Good way. Eat healthy foods that are high in calories. Eat six meals per day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Work out with heavier weights with fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hours per night. Hydrate well with water. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, as a component.: Eat healthy high calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocadoes, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil, canola oil. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Started working out a few weeks ago I started off at 220,After few weeks went to 216.Now after a week I am at 226.You can see the weight gain, why?
Eating more?: Weight is dependent not only on how active you are, but also what you eat. If you are exercising but also eating more, you will gain weight. Try exercising 30 min a day -- brisk walking, biking, or swimming. Also try to eat 3 sensible meals a day, with more fruits, veg; and less carbs and fat. Drink plenty of water. If you keep this up for a few weeks, you should see results. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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