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Will hydroxyzine cause weight gain?

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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Yes

The older type of antihistamines do tend to lead to weight gain.
In fact, periactin (cyproheptadine hydrochloride) was often used to induce weight gain at one time. Since Hydroxyzine is an older antihistamine, the answer is yes for some people.

In brief: Yes

The older type of antihistamines do tend to lead to weight gain.
In fact, periactin (cyproheptadine hydrochloride) was often used to induce weight gain at one time. Since Hydroxyzine is an older antihistamine, the answer is yes for some people.
Dr. John Chiu
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Dr. Guolin Wen
Pharmacology

In brief: Yes

After searching latest data upon seeing dr chiu's answer, I do agree old antihistamines do cause weight gain.

In brief: Yes

After searching latest data upon seeing dr chiu's answer, I do agree old antihistamines do cause weight gain.
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