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Can you gain weight taking meclizine?

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Inactive 11 Aug 2010

No, you will not gain weight with this medication.-

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lizzytisch 16 Aug 2010

I have been taking this med since april and have gained 25 pounds my appetite has increased. I bike 35 miles a week and go to the gym 4x a week. i just find it incredible that i have gained so much weight when i should be losing. i cant find another explanation except for the meclizine. thanks.

Inactive 16 Aug 2010

Hi, I am sorry, but before I answer I must be 100% sure, if not I do not answer the question, health issues are not a game for me ( I am no saying you think that of me). I checked when I answered, and rechecked again now.-

The following is this site I checked first (it is , then another 2 so I do not know what is wrong... Contavt your doctor ASAP.-

Side Effects of Meclizine - for the Consumer


All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome when using Meclizine:

Drowsiness; dry mouth.

Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur when using Meclizine:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue).

Meclizine Chewable Tablets

Rajive Goel 12 Aug 2010

Some of the side effects which have been reported with Meclizine are: Increased appetite & Weight gain, if its too bothersome, please seek advice from the doc who prescribed it. free discount card

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