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Doctor insights on: Weight Gain A Side Effect From Tenormin

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Dr. Stanley Berger
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Atenolol (Definition)

Atenolol is a relatively long-acting (24 hours) beta-blocker. Beta-blockers as a group of medications calm or slow the heart rate down. They stop the swings in hr from stress or nerves. If someone is on a good dose of a beta-blocker and are startled, the medication suppresses the pounding of your heart. It also won't allow the hr to climb with exercise. It's used to ...Read more


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Is weight loss a side effect of heartburn pills?

Is weight loss a side effect of heartburn pills?

Please resubmit: & tell us specifically which heartburn pill you are referring too. ...Read more

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Is weight gain a side effect of using an iud?

Is weight gain a side effect of using an iud?

Depends: The copper t iud is non-hormonal so weight gain cannot be attributed to it. There is another iud, mirena, (levonorgestrel) that contains a progestin hormone.In the md information for mirena, (levonorgestrel) weight gain is listed as a common Mirena (levonorgestrel) side effect, occurring in at least 5% of women (an exact percentage is not given). However, because these studies did not compare women not using it, hard to prove. Prob no relation. ...Read more

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Will Clomiphene cause weight gain? Any adverse side effects for it?

Will Clomiphene cause weight gain? Any adverse side effects for it?

DiscussWithYourOB: There should be no side effects from the weight gain.It deopends how long you have been taking it.I will suggest you discuss the weight gain with your Ob/Gyn Doctor ...Read more

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Side effects of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) ... Is there always weight loss?

Side effects of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) ... Is there always weight loss?

Common side effects: Decreased appetite & subsequent weight loss is one of the common side effects of vyvanse, (lisdexamfetamine) but no one has every possible side effect from any medications. Other side effects include difficulty sleeping, and upset stomach. ...Read more

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Can wellbutrin (bupropion) cancel out the weight gain side effect of celexa?

Can wellbutrin (bupropion) cancel out the weight gain side effect of celexa?

To some degree: Wellbutrin, (bupropion) in most cases, either decreases appetite or has no effect on it. The most important way to avoid weight gain is a healthy balanced diet and exercise. Celexa may increase appetite but it is the number of calories consumed and not spent daily is what causes the weight gain. ...Read more

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Could 2.5 mg of zypreza cause a lot of weight gain?

What's a lot?: Antipsychotics, especially the atypicals of which zyprexa (olanzapine) is an example, are associated w/metabolic side effects, including weight gain, high sugar (diabetes even), and high cholesterol, in addition to more common motor side effects. Talk to your doc about options as some are associated w/less weight gain than others. Of course, you 1st need a drug that takes care of your symptoms. ...Read more

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What are some of the side effects for toprol (metoprolol)? Is headache and weigh gain side effects

What are some of the side effects for toprol (metoprolol)? Is headache and weigh gain side effects

Yes: Toprol (metoprolol) a bbeta blocker can cause weight gain and headaches. In general headaches improve after 2 to 3 weeks. Weight gain is just finding a balance of caloric burn / intake ...Read more

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Is weight gain a really common side effect of neurontin (gabapentin)? Also is auditory hallucinations a common side effect?

Is weight gain a really common side effect of neurontin (gabapentin)? Also is auditory hallucinations a common side effect?

Neurontin (gabapentin): Weight gain is not terribly common, but can happen. Frequency is 1.8—3.4% immediate release; 1.9—5% extended release. In those affected, weight gain averages ~16 pounds. Hallucinations of any type are much more rare. Overall CNS side effects in clinical trials (including many other possibilities besides hallucinations) were 0.1—1%. ...Read more

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What is the best depression medication without a side effect of weight gain?

What is the best depression medication without a side effect of weight gain?

Depression: No best drug since individuals vary in their response to medications. Through trial & error, the medicine that works best is the one with fewer side-effects , better tolerability, ease of use & not affect u adversely whenb taken along with other meds. Some suggestions to discuss with your doctor can be wellbutrin, viibryd (vilazodone hydrochloride) or pristiq. ...Read more

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Can you prevent the side effect of weight gain from lyrica (pregabalin) with exercise and good diet?

Can you prevent the side effect of weight gain from lyrica (pregabalin) with exercise and good diet?

Not directly: The way that Lyrica (pregabalin) causes weight gain is not directly offset naturally. However minimizing salt intake and exercising are certainly excellent strategies for all chronic pain patients. This begs the question why you are on this agent and is it the best approach. Thus I would encourage you to discuss this with your MR at length and explain your concerns about weight gain. Keep us updated. ...Read more

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Can weight loss a natural side effect of cancer?

Can weight loss a natural side effect of cancer?

Cancer wth Weight lo: Cancer can cause loss of appetite and loss of weight, It is not a natural side effect of cancer. Different cancers and Thor spread to different parts of the body will affect the weight. Treatment for some cancers has good results. Please see your Physician about Diagnosis, weight and other concerns;andTreatment. ...Read more

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I know Depakote has a side effect of severe weight gain what is the percentage rate of people who have gained weight while taking it?

I know Depakote has a side effect of severe weight gain what is the percentage rate of people who have gained weight while taking it?

Dpk: I use departed a lot but probably less than I should due to weight gain. Most people don't gain weight on it, esp if they eat exactly the same on it than they ate off it. But my crude estimate would be 40% of people do. Sometimes those it is being used in are predisposed to the weight gain with little activity level or attention to food intake. 40% is my opinion, not from trials. ...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


Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Side Effect (Definition)

A side effect is a potential negative effect of a medication that is being prescribed for ...Read more