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4 medications that contribute to weight gain

In Weight Loss by Karen Eisenbraun, CHNC August 28th, 2018

If you struggle to lose weight, some medications contribute to weight gain. When taking medications, you and your doctor must jointly weigh the benefits against any risks. A common complaint associated with the use of certain commonly prescribed medications is weight gain. Birth control Contraceptives can cause temporary weight gain in women mostly due to fluid retention. For most people, this side effect goes away in a few months. However, the Depo-Provera shot is known …