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Is there any meds that can help you gain weight?

Is there any meds that can help you gain weight?

Not if one's healthy: A doctor can check for digestive, hormonal, metabolic, infectious, or cancerous conditions in a person "looking too thin". Hopefully, no problems are found. Choosing proper designs of clothing and shoes can help one appear bulkier. To increase muscle mass, one has to work out with weights. To add a little fat (if one is "skin & bones"), one must eat a larger amount of his healthy, balanced diet. ...Read more

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Does the drug zyprexa (olanzapine) help you gain weight?

Does the drug zyprexa (olanzapine) help you gain weight?

Zyprexa (olanzapine): It is one of the psychotropic medications with significan weight gain as a side-effect. ...Read more

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Could my asthma med. Be making me gain weight?

Could my asthma med. Be making me gain weight?

Oral steroids: If your asthma is uncontrolled and you need frequent courses of oral steroids, they will make you gain weight. Generally inhaled steroids at low to medium doses have a minimal systemic absorption and do not affect the weight. High dose inhaled steroids taken chronically may. ...Read more

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I wish to gain some weight.is there a drug without side effect?

I wish to gain some weight.is there a drug without side effect?

Just Ask Alice....: There is no drug I know of that has no side effects,or that affects everyone the same.And there is no drug I know of that might stimulate your appetite that is completely safe either.I do know that legally obtained THC can stimulate the appetite,but its availability will depend on your state regulations and doctors who might prescribe it.I do guarantee that with enough exercise you'll get hungry ...Read more

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I suffer with fibromalagia taking araund 600 tablets a month I gain a lot of weight in short space of time related to med how I can help myself?

I suffer with fibromalagia taking araund    600 tablets a month I gain a lot of weight in short space of time related to med how I can help myself?

? "600 tablets": Or do you mean gabapentin 600 mg dose? If so, weight gain to be expected, and could be very intense. Suggest you stop gabapentin, switch to Cymbalta, (duloxetine) which will not cause such severe issues, and should work as well or better, get into vigorous exercise, and use dietary measures to stabilize. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if anxiety meds make you gain weight?

Can you tell me if anxiety meds make you gain weight?

Some medications : That are used to treat anxiety have been associated with weight gain in some people. If you had a specific medication in mind - the incidence of weight gain as a side effect can be easily researched. ...Read more

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What is a med similar to januvia (sitagliptin) that does not make you gain weight?

What is a med similar to januvia (sitagliptin) that does not make you gain weight?

Januvia (sitagliptin): Meds for control of diabetes very infrequently "cause" weight gain. The weight gain is more related to diet and exercise. Are your blood sugars staying in the normal range? How often are you checking? There are many more questions to ask you but it would be best if you set up an appointment with a diabetes educator. ...Read more

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Are there any sedating meds that help with anxiety that don't make you gain weight?

No.: Sedating meds are inhibitory , they inhibit or slow down most metabolic processes that way may cause weight gain. Try meditation , it has no lasting systemic effects. ...Read more

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Help please? What is the sister med to januvia (sitagliptin) that does not make you gain weight?

Many drugs: Januvia (sitagliptin) is a DPP4 inhibitor. Other DPP4 inhibitors are alogliptin, saxagliptin, linagliptin. None of these increase weight (on average..everyone is different). You may be thinking about the injectable incretin agonists, Exenatide (Byetta) and liraglutide (Victoza). These drugs often result in some weight loss. ...Read more