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When discontinuing the use of suppository indomethacin after 4 yrs at 200mg/day, will I re-lose my weight and water retention?

When discontinuing the use of suppository indomethacin after 4 yrs at 200mg/day, will I re-lose my weight and water retention?

Possibly: While I don't know why you were using indomethacin suppositories for 4 years, I would think moving away from that is a good idea. Great! Non-steroidal anti-inflammatories such a indomethacin do cause fluid retention and I think it is very possible you will lose a little weight from fluid losses. I would be surprised if it were more than 2-4 pounds, though. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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Water Retention (Definition)

Fluid retention = edema. Occurs when excess fluid collects in tissues, body cavities ...Read more


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Best ways to treat water retention weight? I'm so swollen and its so painful; please help.

Best ways to treat water retention weight? I'm so swollen and its so painful; please help.

What is the cause?: First thing to consider is cause of the water retention. Is it a medical problem, is it a dietary problem? You need to see your family physician to get a complete exam including several different blood tests.. ...Read more

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Can valdoxan couse weight gain or water retention?

Can valdoxan couse weight gain or water retention?

Most likely not: Please check out the side effects on the following link; http://en. M.Wikipedia. Org/wiki/agomelatine. ...Read more

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What amount weight is water retention?

What amount weight is water retention?

Water weight?: A rapid increase in weight is due to water accumulation. You cannot gain a lb. Of fat in 24 hours, but you can gain a lb. Of water in that time period. If you have no edema and weigh yourself in the morning and find your weight to be increasing, that is the weight of water you are gaining. Likewise, if you lose a lb. Of weight in 24 hours, you are losing water, not fat, weight. I trust this helps. ...Read more

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What causes weight gain and water retention?

What causes weight gain and water retention?

Quite a lot!: Hypertension, Heart disease such as valve problems, Pregnancy, Hormone changes, Obesity, Excessive salt intake, Alcohol ingestion, Inflammatory diseases, many medications, and sedentary living / excessive sitting days. I encourage all my patients to live a healthy active life with as little medication as needed. Good luck. ...Read more

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How come water retention is bad for weight loss?

How come water retention is bad for weight loss?

Overworks the kidney: Water retention id bad for weight loss as it over works the kidneys and slows down metabolism. ...Read more

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Heart failure diet to lose water retention?

Low sodium: The most important thing--almost the only thing--is to restrict the sodium content of your diet. Sodium will cause fluid retention. ...Read more

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Sudden rapid weight gain. Would have to be water retention, right?

Sudden rapid weight gain. Would have to be water retention, right?

Probably: A sudden gain of this nature is always abnormal. If it is water retention, what caused it? See your doctor. ...Read more

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Can serum creatinine show up lower if diluted due to water retention? SCr went down from 2.6 to 1.4 but I gained 20 lbs of water weight recently. Thx

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Can serum creatinine show up lower if diluted due to water retention? SCr went down from 2.6 to 1.4 but I gained 20 lbs of water weight recently. Thx

Dehydration. ..: The scenario suggests she might have significant dehydration with marginally poor renal function; after rehydration with IV, s creatinine will drop and fluid would be distributed into her vascular & interstitial space. So, that is okay as long as having no heart failure and unwanted edema. More? Ask treating doc for individual specific questions since s/he knows more about hers than anyone online. ...Read more

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Does Biaxin (clarithromycin) cause water retention or weight gain?

Does Biaxin (clarithromycin) cause water retention or weight gain?

No: Really unlikely. Antibiotics work because they hit the germ and not us. Biaxin (clarithromycin) doesn't interact with the kidneys or with fluid.

Rare (really really rare) reactions like allergies might possibly cause unexpected effects like liver failure. but Biaxin (clarithromycin) doesn't commonly do this AND, there'd be a lot of other symptoms (brown urine, abdominal swelling and pain, being really sick, etc.). ...Read more

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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

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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

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How does clomipramine cause weight gain? Ex: by increasing your appetite or water retention?

How does clomipramine cause weight gain? Ex: by increasing your appetite or water retention?

Appetite stimulation: The weight gain from clomipramine (anafranil) is due to appetite stimulation. Some people will have some water weight (edema), but that is not the primary reason for the weight gain. ...Read more

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How likely is a one-time Kenalog shot to cause side effects such as weight gain or water retention? More likely with multiple doses?

How likely is a one-time Kenalog shot to cause side effects such as weight gain or water retention? More likely with multiple doses?

You are right...: To deduce why you have gained weight and water retention after a single shot of kenalog, one needs to analyze detailed history+finding of physical exam + testing. How to Handle your concerns? Go to articles listed in http://formefirst. Com/onWeightControl. Html. On possible drug side effects? Go to article in http://formefirst. Com/NewDrugUse. Html. Thereby you gain insight on how to work well with Dr ...Read more