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Doctor insights on: What If I Take More Han The Prescribed Amount Of Synthroud To Control My Weight

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What if I take more han the prescribed amount of synthroud to control my weight. ?

What if I take more han the prescribed amount of synthroud to control my weight. ?

Don't do it: I agree with dr. Hossain. The risks of doing this is much greater than the small benefit (if any) you will get from overdosing the synthroid (thyroxine). ...Read more

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Doctor prescribed Duphaston first and after that 3 months of birth control pills. It is ok not to take them, because I am afraid of gaining weight?

Doctor prescribed Duphaston first and after that 3 months of birth control pills. It is ok not to take them, because I am afraid of gaining weight?

Tell concerns to doc: Potential side effects include weight gain, fluid retention, and bloating. You need to openly discuss these concerns with your doctor. Also let your doctor know about your bulimia. ...Read more

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I take 50mg & lisinipril 40mg as prescribed, but after a couple of months it has stopped controlling it effectively. My b/p is averaging184/108?

I take  50mg & lisinipril 40mg as prescribed, but after a couple of months it has stopped controlling it effectively.  My b/p is averaging184/108?

Need more med: Not knowing your age/other med condition/kidney function; Acalcium channel blocker -Nefedipine will help. If black.. .....a fluid pill-amiloride/chlorthalidone will help. Wt loss, diet salt, alcohol restriction is needed. ...Read more

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Could i take birth control to gain weight?

Could i take birth control to gain weight?

Not a great idea.: Eat healthy high calorie foods. Eat 6 meals/day. Work on strength training to build your large muscle groups. Workout w heavier weights w fewer repetitions. Sleep at least 8 to 9 hrs/night. Hydrate well w water. Foods to help w healthy weight gain: almonds, cashews, pecans, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, walnuts, hummus, avocados, granola, trail mix, dried fruits, extra virgin olive oil ; canola oil. ...Read more

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I am on Gildess birth control. Is it okay to take my prescribed prediszone steroid with it ?

I am on Gildess birth control. Is it okay to take my prescribed prediszone steroid with it ?

Prednisone & BC: I had to look up at this information myself. Prednisolone does not have any effect on Hormonal birth control. However being on hormonal contraceptive. can increase the effectiveness of prednisone . that's being said, you need to tell both your doctor and your pharmacists in order to perhaps consider decreasing the dose of prednisone to avoid potential side effects. there are a lot of medications that prevent birth control from working properly however prednisone is not one of them. Always know what medications you on ...Read more

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My dad have diabetic for long time. He only take normal medicine but he never control his food.. Now he is losing a lot of weight. Traditional remedy?

My dad have diabetic for long time. He only take normal medicine but he never control his food.. Now he is losing a lot of weight. Traditional remedy?

There are no : "traditional" remedies. He needs to have a full regimen of education, diet, exercise, weight loss (usually), whatever medication his doctor thinks is indicated, monitoring, control of BP and lipids, prevention of complications, etc. Check w/his doctor and diabetes.Org. ...Read more

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What type of birth control should I take if i want to gain weight?

What type of birth control should I take if i want to gain weight?

Try another way: No ocp has been absolutely associated with weight gain, altho the cw says they are. Taking ocp is probably not the most obvious way to gain weight, i'd strongly recommend another approach. ...Read more

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I am very fearful of gaining weight but have been prescribed apo - mirtazapine . Too scared too take?

I am very fearful of gaining weight but have been prescribed apo - mirtazapine . Too scared too take?

If you need: The drug ;'your pcp agrees, take ;'watch your calorie intake, ;'get exercise..Fear of the very ew lbs., you might gain, is not what's important, my pt's have not had any major wt. Problems with the drug. ...Read more

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Is it true birth control makes you gain weight that's why by i'm scared to take get it?

Is it true birth control makes you gain weight that's why by i'm scared to take get it?

Some do, some don't: Each birth-control method has a different side-effect profile and this is used to aid in the choice for you. Depo-provera injections are more likely to cause weight gain than an iud or pills. Older pills containing levanorgestrel are more likely to cause weight-gain than newer pills containing desogestrel. Protection is important because getting pregnant will make you gain lots of weight! ...Read more

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How much weight will i lose after stopping birth control and how long will it take to lose that weight.

How much weight will i lose after stopping birth control and how long will it take to lose that weight.

Unanswerable : Wow. This is a big question that is impossible to answer. There are so many variables...Including the fact that many people do not lose weight and many who do not put on weight with birth control. But on both parts of your questions "how much weight' and 'how fast' would be variable from female to female. ...Read more

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I've been prescribed by my doctor to take cycloprogynova and its been 2 months now that im on it but i gained weight, is it a side effect?

I've been prescribed by my doctor to take cycloprogynova and its been 2 months now that im on it but i gained weight, is it a side effect?

Look them up: E & P: Cyclo-Progynova, made by Bayer (aspirin) in Indonesia, is a brand of Estradiol & norgestrel (a Progesterone variant) combined, look up either the PI (Prescribing Information) & reported side effects from Bayer (aspirin) &/or of the ingredients. Keep in mind that the pharma system is conservative, just because a side-effect is reported, this does not mean causal, just that some taking the agent(s) reported it. ...Read more

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I was wondering if there is one birth control or another that keeps u from putting in weight? Or can u take something with them to stop the weight ?

I was wondering if there is one birth control or another that keeps u from putting in weight? Or can u take something with them to stop the weight ?

This is a myth: The modern low dose birth control pill has no measureable direct effect on your weight, as demonstrated by many studies. However, be aware that it can slightly enhance your appetite or can make you more susceptible to depression, either of which can lead to weight gain. No particular pill is preferred, though you should always aim for the lowest dose pill that is effective. ...Read more

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Is it bad for a teen to take weight loss pills even if it was prescribed?

Is it bad for a teen to take weight loss pills even if it was prescribed?

Depends: all meds have risks. stimulants for weight loss are generally safe but the patient should have a medical workup w/ EKG. most MDs prefer a young person change their diet and activity level first but for severe obesity, meds may help w/ motivation & decrease food craving. belviq (lorcaserin) is a non stimulant option but not been tested in children. weight loss meds are time limited and not long term solutions. ...Read more

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To control morning sickness,my doc prescribed diclegis,2 tabs in eve.If it controls vomiting in 2-3days,should I still continue to take for 15days?

To control morning sickness,my doc prescribed diclegis,2 tabs in eve.If it controls vomiting in 2-3days,should I still continue to take for 15days?

Morning sickness: Morning sickness is treated with but not cured by diclegis. You can certainly try stopping it but don't be surprised if the nausea returns when you do and you have to restart it. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What type of birth control can I take being I have thyroids the one that causes me to gain weight?

What type of birth control can I take being I have thyroids the one that causes me to gain weight?

Ask your endocrinolo: Endocrinologist to make sure that doc knows you will be using birth control and to make sure there are none that that doc does not want you to use based on your blood work and your specific situation. ...Read more