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How does Tenex (guanfacine) cause weight loss?

How does Tenex (guanfacine) cause weight loss?

Tenex (guanfacine) : To my knowledge, this is a medication for high blood pressure.It is not associated with weight loss.Is this the medication you were thinking of? ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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Is it true that Tenex (guanfacine) cause weight loss?

Is it true that Tenex (guanfacine) cause weight loss?

Not recommended: Guanfacine hydrochloride may or may not affect your weight but has numerous other negative side-effects that makes me not recommend this drug unless absolutely necessary and for right indication. ...Read more

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Taking 1mg of Tenex (Guanfacine) every night made me somewhat hypersexual. However, taking 2mg several days ago made me impotent. Can someone please explain how alpha-2 agonists cause impotence?

Taking 1mg of Tenex (Guanfacine) every night made me somewhat hypersexual. However, taking 2mg several days ago made me impotent. Can someone please explain how alpha-2 agonists cause impotence?

Alpha 1&2 receptors: Try one and one half. It seems that alpha 2 blockade is used in impotence to increase nitric oxide, but it seems you need both alpha 1 and 2 blockade to block vasoconstriction, since alpha 2 also block the release of norepinephrine and that will increase with alpha blockers. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10845761 ...Read more

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Does manstrubation causes weight loss of body?

Does manstrubation causes weight loss of body?

A tiny bit: You will lose the amount of weight that is the weight of the semen you ejaculate! ...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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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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How do diuretics cause weight loss?

How do diuretics cause weight loss?

Increase urination: Diuretics are a class of drugs that cause the kidneys to excrete a larger volume of urine. This can be a beneficial effect in patients with high blood pressure, congestive heart failure or soft tissue fluid retention.These are not generally used for weight loss except in those individuals retaining extra fluid.Can cause dehydration and electrolyte abnormalities in normal pts trying to lose weight. ...Read more

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Cand diverticulitis cause weight loss ?

Diverticulitis: Yes, if it is more chronic , such as c.Difficile colitis .Most forms of 'infectious colitis' are treatable and/or spontaneously get better.Crohns colitis or ulcerative colitis also can lead to weight loss.It all depends on what type of colitis you have. ...Read more

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Can ipill cause weight loss?

Can ipill cause weight loss?

If you mean: The emergency contraceptive, it doesn't not cause weight loss. It can however prevent the weight gain associated with an unwanted pregnancy. Protected sex, however, is cheaper, safer and more effective. ...Read more

Dr. Julie Abbott
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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


Dr. Rachel Goldstein
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Guanfacine (Definition)

Guanfacine is a sympathetic nervous system inhibitor which is a kind of heart ...Read more