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Weight Gain Hypotension And Excessive Sleepiness
It can: While it does not normally cause weight gain, it can cause water retention and fatigue/sleepiness leading to decreased activity. It is an antiseizure medication, a gaba analog, often used to treat neuropathic pain by means of increasing gaba, an inhibitory neurotransmitter, in the synaptic cleft (decreases peripheral neural activity). ...Read more
Hypotension is defined as "low blood pressure". Blood pressure is measured as two numbers and expressed as systolic blood pressure (sbp) / diastolic blood pressure (dbp). The sbp is the pressure that is generated when the heart squeezes. Dbp occurs when the heart relaxes. 120/70 is considered normal in adults. Less than 100/60 (of either number) can ...Read more
Prozac (fluoxetine) is it safe to stop taking it after 6 months 10 mg. I hate the sleepiness weight gain jittery freezing
Discuss with your MD: Your best bet is to discuss it with your doctor ... Perhaps there's an alternative treatment which might be more appropriate for you. When discontinuing fluoxetine, it's best to taper it over 2-4 weeks (7.5 mg -> 5 mg. -> 2.5 mg). This avoids any abrupt adverse reactions in discontinuation. Hope that helps! ...Read more
18m old not eating well .any hunger syrup for weight gain?m giving mosegor .he feels sleepy aftr mosegor .any harm on my baby?9.6weight
Stop the drug: Don't give him this drug, mosegor to stimulate his appetite please, it would do more harm than benefit, your son's weight is in low range, but it may be just how he is built and was gaining weight steadily , at this age they are picky eaters, follow up with his doctor, wish you both wellness ...Read more
What are the signs of diabetes weight gain, dizziness, oder in urine, feel tired and out of energy all the time. Sleepy after eating.
Insulin excess: You have signs of Insulin resistance, a preamble to diabetes in most people. Once diabetes sets in, you will start losing weight abnormally, not gaining. There is a good chance that with diet, exercise and weight loss, you can buy yourself some time, lower levels of insulin, lose weight and avoid diabetes. Please see your doctor and nutritionist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I take zyprexa and pristiq (desvenlafaxine) for ocd. The medications cause weight gain and severe sleepiness. If i sleep 10.5 hours, could this harm me long term?
Sedation: You don't share your zyprexa (olanzapine) dose, but you do mention "severe sleepiness." yes, weight gain and inactivity can harm you long-term as obesity and diabetes are more likely to develop -- along with other conditions (cardiovascular disease, etc) that can accompany them. Please tell your psychiatrist about these side effects -- doses may be adjusted accordingly. ...Read more
Sleepy, dizzy, extreme abdominal pain, headache, weight gain, tender breast, I have an ovarian cyst but I am not pregnant. What is wrong wit me?
Evaluation: If you are having extreme abdominal pain, it could be due to that ovarian cyst that you have. Sometimes these cysts can twist and cut off blood flow to the ovary. This is a surgical emergency. When a patient says she has extreme abdominal pain, that should be taken very seriously. I recommend you be evaluated right away. ...Read more
Trouble sleeping, weakness, tired all the time, leg aches, no energy, weight gain, and low blood pressure. I've had symptoms for months. What ?
Symptoms: Several possibilities from physiological to psychological . First need complete workup by your primary care physician to rule out physical causes. ...Read more
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