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Can vistaril (hydroxyzine) cause weight gain?

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Dr. John Chiu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Possible

The older type of antihistamine is often associated with weight gain .
In fact, periactin, (cyproheptadine hydrochloride) one of the older generation of anthistamines, had been used to promote weight gain at one time.

In brief: Possible

The older type of antihistamine is often associated with weight gain .
In fact, periactin, (cyproheptadine hydrochloride) one of the older generation of anthistamines, had been used to promote weight gain at one time.
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