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How do you prevent weight gain from Horizant if you really need to be on it?

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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management
5 doctors agree

In brief: Horizant

The only way to prevent this is to decrease the dose.
This is a normal side effect with this medication. It is self limiting ( you will gain weight and then stop).

In brief: Horizant

The only way to prevent this is to decrease the dose.
This is a normal side effect with this medication. It is self limiting ( you will gain weight and then stop).
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
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Dr. Bishnu Subedi
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Not everyone gets it

Not all people who take it will get weight gain.
If you need to be on it, I would pay more attention to diet and exercise. There is no antidote to prevent. And watch your weight of course.

In brief: Not everyone gets it

Not all people who take it will get weight gain.
If you need to be on it, I would pay more attention to diet and exercise. There is no antidote to prevent. And watch your weight of course.
Dr. Bishnu Subedi
Dr. Bishnu Subedi
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