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Doctor insights on: List Of Allopathic Medicines For Weight Gain

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Can medicines cause extreme weight gain?

Can medicines cause extreme weight gain?

Steroids mostly: Steroids (prednisone, decadron, (dexamethasone) etc) can cause rapid increase in weight due to increased hunger. Some antidepressants cause mild increase in weight. Basic testing by your doctor might also check for deficiencies in thyroid, iron, b-12, as metabolic causes for weight gain. ...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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Am taking ovacare tablet, can it be a cause of weight gain? What are the side effects of this medicine?

Am taking ovacare tablet, can it be a cause of weight gain? What are the side effects of this medicine?

Ovacare: Ovacare is a prenatal nutritional supplement that is unlikely to cause weight gain. It may cause some stomach upset, but is generally well tolerated with few side effects. ...Read more

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Can certain medicines cause lots of weight gain?

Can certain medicines cause lots of weight gain?

Yes: Some medicines can stimulate your appetite and/or make you retain fluid - the net effect of either is weight gain. Let me be clear though: not all medicines do this! Each medicine should be considered on its own merits/risk of adverse reaction. ...Read more

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am of 22 and with a weight of 48Kg, I eat a lot why am not gaining weigth??? Do I need to use some weight gain medicine????

am of 22 and with a weight of 48Kg, I eat a lot why am not gaining weigth??? Do I need to use some weight gain medicine????

See Dr., then eat...: If one is truly underweight (based on height, family background, and body type), a Dr. Can evaluate for a hormonal, digestive, or other disorder. If no medical cause is found, then one can add weight by eating more calories of nutritious foods, while also doing weight-training to increase muscle. Proteins: egg white, chicken breast, salmon, . .. Better fats: olive oil, peanuts, almonds, tofu, . ... ...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 will take this medicine for 3 weeks. It may cause of weight gain. How much time will be taken to reduce the side effects of omnacortil?

Depends: The weight gain is mostly from increased appetite. Whatever you have eaten extra, you will need to cut back by the same. Your metabolism will also favor fat instead of muscle production, thus even getting back to the same weight would still net you extra fat unless you do muscle training exercises to bulk yourself backup. ...Read more

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I am currently on nebido as I have a type of klinefelters will I put weight on? Also is there a medicine that will help with weight gain?

I am currently on nebido as I have a type of klinefelters will I put weight on? Also is there a medicine that will help with weight gain?

Maybe: It should help you put on muscle mass. It won't really help with generalized weight gain. You need to eat more of a healthy well balanced meal and probably more protein. It's hard to say exactly without knowing what you are eating and what your activity level is now. ...Read more

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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

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I was wondering does the moban medicine have weight gain side effects?

Yes.: Moban may certainly and more commonly cause weight gain, and in a few people, some weight loss.

Please discuss the medication options with your treating psychiatrist.
Good luck! ...Read more

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Which anxiety medicines are the least likely to cause weight gain? I have generalized anxiety.

Which anxiety medicines are the least likely to cause weight gain? I have generalized anxiety.

Anxiety Medications: Commonly prescribed Anxiety Medications are Benzodiazepines, such as Ativan, Xanax (alprazolam) and Klonopin.

Generally they do not cause weight gain.

It is likely that weight gain is due to Stress eating and lack of exercise.

Please see your family physician for diagnosis including stressors affecting your life, Psychotherapy, Medication, Yoga, and Meditation. ...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.

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

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Any nutritionist can tell me the best foods and habits for weight gain? Or some natural medicine that help me with health.

Gaining weight: Gaining weight can be difficult for people who are naturally thin. Engage in exercise especially weight training to help develop muscle mass, eat small meals but every few hours, eat more lean protein and healthy grains. There are no great pills that help with weight gain unfortunately. I personally think we are better off being thin than heavy. ...Read more

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Do psychiatric medicines cause weight gain?

Wt.: Some do, some are weight neutral, & some cause some decrease in appetite. ...Read more

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Can stopping hyperthyroidism medicine cause weight gain?

Can stopping hyperthyroidism medicine cause weight gain?

Not normally: Hyperthyroidism usually causes weight loss, treating it would cause weight gain.Therefor stopping treatment for hyper thyroidism would likley cause weight loss not gain. ...Read more

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Hello. I have bipolar depression. I'm on Quetiazic 300, controlepsy 100 and centalify 10.Which medicine causes my weight gain? Are there any alternatives?

Hello. I have bipolar depression. I'm on Quetiazic 300, controlepsy 100 and centalify 10.Which medicine causes my weight gain? Are there any alternatives?

Weight gain: Most likely to cause weight gain are Quetiazic and Centalify, known as Seroquel and Abilify (aripiprazole) in the U.S. Not sure why you need both meds, which target the same symptoms. Discuss lowering dose of one or the other with prescribing doctor. Consider exam with primary care doctor to check for medical causes of weight gain as well, eg., thyroid, blood sugar. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can you please explain how I can combat weight gain caused by a prescription drug?

See details: The same way you would lose weight normally. That is through exercising and minimizing carbohydrate intake. No sugars, breads, pasta, desserts, junk food, etc. No snacking between meals and control portion size. ...Read more

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Will using nexito plus and mirnite 15 cause weight gain? What are side effects of using these medicines?

Will using nexito plus and mirnite 15 cause weight gain? What are side effects of using these medicines?

Nexito-escitalopram: ...is in the same class of meds as Prozac (fluoxetine). it doesn't usually cause wt. Gain. However, Mirnite (mirtazapine)_can cause wt. Gain and this wt. Gain can contribute to other problems. There are many other side effects, ranging from mild to severe. If you notice problems that might be caused by one of these meds, it's best to follow up with your prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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Will using nexito plus and mirnite 15 cause weight gain? What are side effects of using these medicines?

Will using nexito plus and mirnite 15 cause weight gain? What are side effects of using these medicines?

Side effects: Nexito and Mirnite, both antidepressants, can interact to cause serotonin syndrome, which is too much serotonin in the nervous system. This is potentially serious. Mirnite is more likely to cause weight gain. Review with prescribing doctor and consider trying one or the other med. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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Use lamictal many years as mood stabilizer. Very few side effects & no weight gain. Stopped working. What other drug to try w?

Use lamictal many years as mood stabilizer. Very few side effects & no weight gain. Stopped working. What other drug to try w?

Lamictal: It is important to discuss with your physician your recent experience with efficacy involving the lamictal. While your experience may suggest a need for dose adjustment (lamictal levels can be affected by hormonal status, other medications, change in generic manufacturer etc), many times changes in the severity of one's condition related to psychosocial stress is a major factor. ...Read more

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I know that seroquel (quetiapine) is known for weight gain but I might have to take it. Does the drug just cause weight gain or does it simply increase appetite?

I know that seroquel (quetiapine) is known for weight gain but I might have to take it. Does the drug just cause weight gain or does it simply increase appetite?

↑es Appetite: Careful "have to". Given the history of some successes with single molecule treatments for some ailments, humans have promoted this strategy for many issues. However, given the complexity of soul↔mind↔brain, this strategy rarely works very well for mind issues, though widely promoted as easy. A stronger focus on addressing internal memories/issues/beliefs/drivers ; ↓ed use of drugs might be better. ...Read more