Top
30
Doctor insights on: Trazodone Weight Gain Or Loss

Share
Dr. Michael Rothman
1,333 Doctors shared insights

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


2

2
Which causes side effect of hair loss and weight gain? Latuda (lurasidone)? Cymbalta? Klonopin? Trazadone? Singulair? Qvar? Dymista.? TSH is normal.

Which causes side effect of hair loss and weight gain? Latuda (lurasidone)? Cymbalta? Klonopin? Trazadone? Singulair? Qvar? Dymista.? TSH is normal.

Latuda (lurasidone): Can cause weight gain. None of these are known to cause significant hair loss. Depakote can cause the combination of weight gain and hair loss (breakage) ...Read more

4

4
Can you prevent weight gain from lyrica (pregabalin) or is it inevitable? If preventable, how? I also take lexa pro and trazadone.

Can you prevent weight gain from lyrica (pregabalin) or is it inevitable? If preventable, how? I also take lexa pro and trazadone.

Not inevitable: Lyrica (pregabalin) is definitely difficult when it comes to weight gain. If you are careful, monitor your calorie intake and do what exercise you can, your weight can remain stable. Go to www. Myfitnesspal. Com for a good place to get support and track your intake (calories in) and output (calories burned). Good luck. ...Read more

5

5
I am on 100 mg trazadone 300 valafexiline 30 buspar (buspirone). Is this a bad combo.? I have higher b.p. excessive sweating, weight gain. Also blood panel recen

I am on 100 mg trazadone 300 valafexiline 30 buspar (buspirone). Is this a bad combo.? I have higher b.p. excessive sweating, weight gain. Also blood panel recen

Possible side effect: Based on the symptoms you are experiencing, this might not be a good medication combination for you. Individuals can differ in terms of what medication combinations and doses work for them. Venlafaxine (Effexor) can cause people's blood pressure to increase. Too much serotonin (which is one of the brain chemicals that these 3 medications affect), can cause excessive sweating as well. ...Read more

6

6
Bodybuilding cause weight gain or loss??

Bodybuilding cause weight gain or loss??

That depends: Building muscle increases weight but higher muscle mass can increase metabolic rate. ...Read more

7

7
Does 15mg of dhea cause weight gain or loss?

Does 15mg of dhea cause weight gain or loss?

Don't take it!: Who knows what's in what you're buying - probably not dhea. If it is dhea, it's metabolized to estrogen, testosterone or cortisone - and you don't get to pick which one your body converts it into. Why take something that you don't know why you're taking it, what it's supposed to do, or what harm it could cause. Don't waste you $. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

9

9
Does Abilify (aripiprazole) cause weight gain or loss?

Does Abilify (aripiprazole) cause weight gain or loss?

Some: Abilify (aripiprazole) is in a class of medications known to cause weight gain and sometimes diabetes and high cholesterol. Abilify (aripiprazole) itself is less likely to cause this than many others, but the risk is still there. ...Read more

10

10
After laparoscopy for ovarian cyst, weight gain or loss?

No change: Short term there could be mild weight loss from missing a few meals, but there should not be a long term change in weight from this. ...Read more

11

11
Does prolactinoma affect water retention & weight gain or loss?

Does prolactinoma affect water retention & weight gain or loss?

It may: Excessive production of prolactin causes infertility, loss of libido and other sexual dysfunctions. A large tumor will affect vision, cause headaches and deficiency of other pitutiary hormones that may cause the symptoms you listed. See this site for more info:
http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001377/. ...Read more

12

12
Does a prolactinoma affect water retention & weight gain or loss?

Does a prolactinoma affect water retention & weight gain or loss?

By itself no: A prolactinoma is the most common tumor of the pituitary gland. It secretes the hormone prolactin which by itself does not cause weight gain or water retention. However the tumor may be mixed which means that there are also cells that secrets corticotropin, another pituitary hormone that stimulates the adrenal glands to secrete steroids which can cause water retention and weight gain. ...Read more

14

14
Can probiotic supplements (20 billion/day) intake for 3-4 months cause any metabolic changes which either causes weight gain or loss?

Can probiotic supplements (20 billion/day) intake for 3-4 months cause any metabolic changes which either causes weight gain or loss?

? nonmetabolic: Probiotics probably don't affect your body's metabolism but if they improve significant chronic diarrhea, you could gain some weight on them and improve your overall health. However, research on probiotics is still going on to learn more of their effects. ...Read more

16

16
Wanted to know if anti-depressants could cause weight gain/loss?

Wanted to know if anti-depressants could cause weight gain/loss?

Weight Gain: All but Wellbutrin, (bupropion) which is well documented in the literature not to cause weight gain.
None cause any moderate if any weight loss.
Th rest cause weight gain. ...Read more

17

17
Hi, I was wondering whether wrist size could change as a result of weight gain/loss?

YES: Weight gain would definitely increase your wrist size as weight loss would reduce it. It depends on how much fatty tissue or muscle is around your wrist. If you are only noticing increase in size in one wrist then this may mean something else such as inflammation, lymph duct blockage, carpal tunnel syndrome. Please see your GP if you are concerned ...Read more

18

18
I bye spirulina to weight gain but is for loss can help me to gain or no please iam 21 yrs 1.67 high 44 kg I want to be fatt can be with spirulinA?

I bye spirulina to weight gain but is for loss can help me to gain or no please iam 21 yrs 1.67 high 44 kg I want to be fatt can be with spirulinA?

Not really: Spiriulina is plant based protein, therefore is not meant to get you fat. In order to gain weight, your diet must consist of higher amounts of carbohydrates and proteins and have a caloric surplus (eat more than you burn off). ...Read more

19

19
Why is rapid weight gain/loss yo yo dangerous?

Why is rapid weight gain/loss yo yo dangerous?

Lose muscle/gain fat: First, some weight variation is normal, particularly for women with working ovaries. Varying weights within a 10 pound range is not alarming. More than this, however, and it is likely that a person is losing mainly muscle and gaining mostly fat. With each cycle, the metabolism slows a little bit more making it likely the person doesn't get as low as before, and goes up a little higher each time. ...Read more

20

20
Can insomnia cause weight gain/loss?

Can insomnia cause weight gain/loss?

Having good sleep: Appears to be connected to better health in general, so insomnia may impact on weight gain or loss. If you are not sleeping well, consider working with a therapist. In addition to some relaxation techniques and simple behavioral changes, hypnosis can be effective. ...Read more

21

21
Can weight gain and weight loss be uniformly mirrored?

Can weight gain and weight loss be uniformly mirrored?

I'm sorry but: I haven't got a clue what this question means.
Consider clarifying the question and re-asking. Take care. ...Read more

22

22
Oatmeal is helpful in weight gain or weight loss?

Oatmeal is helpful in weight gain or weight loss?

Either: If you eat too much of it, and it's filled with sugar, cinnamon and raisins, it will make you fat. If you eat a reasonable portion size without a lot of sugar, then it's filling, high in fiber, and can be part of a healthy weight loss plan. ...Read more

23

23
Is anti-oxident causes weight gain or weight loss?

Weight loss: The role of antioxidants play in weight loss is that they provide the body with the nutritional support it needs to keep it strong and energized during the fat burning process. ...Read more

24

24
How can coffee affect weight loss or weight gain?

May gain, no loss: Caffeine may slightly boost weight loss or prevent weight gain but there is no evidence to support that increase caffeine consumption will cause significant or sustained weight loss. Some speciality coffes are high in calories and depending on how much sugar you put in coffee and how many cups you drink can make you weight gain. So drinking coffee in moderation will not effect your weight either way. ...Read more

25

25
How can energy balance effect weight loss or weight gain.?

How can energy balance effect weight loss or weight gain.?

BMR: BMR is the rate your body burns calories to maintain self. To loose weight, you have to stay under this number. You calculate your daily caloric intake and once you go beyond your bmr, energy is stored. If you exercise you expend calories. So if you walk an hour a day at brisk pace, you may burn 300 calories. This would help you loose weight by staying under your bmr. I hope this helped! ...Read more

26

26
I have bulimia, will I experience weight gain or weight loss?

I have bulimia, will I experience weight gain or weight loss?

You may experience: Both. Yo yo'ing weight is quite common with bulimia. ...Read more

27

27
How can ssris cause both weight gain or weight loss in some people?

How can ssris cause both weight gain or weight loss in some people?

Good question: Ssris work by blocking the reuptake of serotonin from neural synapses, making serotonin more available for all different types of serotonin receptors. Some of those receptors impact appetites, which is one of the reasons that decrease in sexual appetite is a common side effect. Another serotonin receptor impacts the sense of satiety. Individual response depends on relative contributions of these. ...Read more

29

29
What protects against weight gain and is essential for maintaining weight loss?

Weight: The short answer is the quality of food that you eat. Focus on low glycemic (<40) index foods, drink plenty of water, eat 5 times a day, every 3 hours. A consistent exercise program is very helpful also. Lastly, get your hormone levels (thyroid, testosterone) checked to see if these need to be corrected. ...Read more

30

30
How common are side effects (weight gain/loss, trouble digesting, etc) after gallbladder removal?

How common are side effects (weight gain/loss, trouble digesting, etc) after gallbladder removal?

Fairly rare: The vast majority of those undergoing cholecystectomy (removal of the gallbladder) do not experience any of the things you mention. Occasionally people have trouble digesting very fatty meals but that is not good for you anyway and can be managed by a moderately low fat diet. Changes in weight are not at all related. ...Read more

Dr. Lonnie Smith
318 Doctors shared insights

Desyrel (Definition)

Desyrel is a serotonin antagonist and reuptake inhibitor which is a kind of ...Read more


Trazodone (Definition)

Is an antidepressant with known anticholinergic & sedative properties, leading to ...Read more