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Can certain medicines cause lots of weight gain?
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Yes
Some medicines can stimulate your appetite and/or make you retain fluid - the net effect of either is weight gain.
Let me be clear though: not all medicines do this! each medicine should be considered on its own merits/risk of adverse reaction.

In brief: Yes
Some medicines can stimulate your appetite and/or make you retain fluid - the net effect of either is weight gain.
Let me be clear though: not all medicines do this! each medicine should be considered on its own merits/risk of adverse reaction.
Dr. Bennett Werner
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