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Doctor insights on: Immuosuppressive Drugs And Weight Gain

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Will immunosuppressive drugs cause weight gain?

Will immunosuppressive drugs cause weight gain?

Prednisone does: Prednisone does cause weight gain, along with other side effects. The doctor who is prescribing the immunosuppressives can list the medication options for a patient, and also list the more common side effects. Then, both the patient and doctor are aware of what to expect when some of the medications are used. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Rothman
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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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Is it true that statin drugs cause weight gain?

Weight gain: Yes, statinscan cause weight. They seem to cause a craving for carbohydrates. ...Read more

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What would you suggest for a immunosuppressant drug that won't cause weight gain?

What would you suggest for a immunosuppressant drug that won't cause weight gain?

?: Unfortunately Mme it is not a pick and choose matter, it depends on the condition and which dug best suits the case and doesn't interact with other medications you are already on, you definitely have the choice together with your doctor to decide between 2 or 3 drugs that would be equally effective in a particular situation, it isn't an absolute across the board choice, wish you wellness ...Read more

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Is practin a bad drug to take for weight gain? What's the side effects if i stop the pill?

Is practin a bad drug to take for weight gain? What's the side effects if i stop the pill?

Are you refering to: Periactin (cyproheptadine hydrochloride) ? Periactin (cyproheptadine hydrochloride) can cause weight gain by increasing appetite . It is antihistamine and through this effect , it stimulate appetite. It is used off label for this purpose . I am not aware that prolactin is used for weight issue . It is entirely a different category of drug. Thank you. ...Read more

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I want to know which of these drugs is associated with more weight gain: tramadol or Valium. ?

I want to know which of these drugs is associated with more weight gain: tramadol or Valium. ?

Depression, Anxiety: I commend you for your desire to lose weight and have good Health. Thank you for sharing information about depression, weight gain, irregular periods and Hiderax. Tramadol is for pain; Valium and Hiderax for Anxiety. Tramadol is more likely to have weight gain than Valium. Have Balanced Diet 1500 Cal/day; Exercise. See Psychiatrist for anxiety, depression, medication side effects and Therapy. ...Read more

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I want to know which of these drugs is less likely to cause weight gain: aripiprazole or ziprasidone.

I want to know which of these drugs is less likely to cause weight gain: aripiprazole or ziprasidone.

Medication effects: I understand your desire to lose weight. Both Aripiprazole (Abilify) and Ziprasidone(Geodon) are antipsychotic medications. Aripiprazole is more likely to cause weight gain than Ziprasidone. Thank you for informing about Depression. Depression and Hypothyroidism can also cause weight gain. Discuss with Psychiatrist Diagnosis -depression or Psychosis, Medications needed and side effects; Therapy. ...Read more