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Do allergy shots cause body weight changes?

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Dr. George Valdez
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

Some older allegy medicines increase appetite.
In fact Cyproheptadine has been used to help underweight kids. Allergy shots dont do this at all.

In brief: No

Some older allegy medicines increase appetite.
In fact Cyproheptadine has been used to help underweight kids. Allergy shots dont do this at all.
Dr. George Valdez
Dr. George Valdez
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics

In brief: No

Allergy shots don't have calories nor increase a person's appetite, so do not cause weight gain.
However, if the shots worked well and a person got rid of his stuffed up nose, sneezing, watery eyes, or other bothersome symptoms, then the person would be happier and feeling a lot better. Then, he might develop a bigger appetite, go out more often, and end up eating more calories and gaining weight.

In brief: No

Allergy shots don't have calories nor increase a person's appetite, so do not cause weight gain.
However, if the shots worked well and a person got rid of his stuffed up nose, sneezing, watery eyes, or other bothersome symptoms, then the person would be happier and feeling a lot better. Then, he might develop a bigger appetite, go out more often, and end up eating more calories and gaining weight.
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Madhukar Punja
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: No

Not that i know of.

In brief: No

Not that i know of.
Dr. Madhukar Punja
Dr. Madhukar Punja
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