I'm not taking Tekturna, but weight gain or inability to lose weight are not reported as side-effects of the medication. http://www.rxlist.com/tekturna-drug.htm
If you can't lose weight I'd go to your doctor and ask for help with weight loss, perhaps a medication could help you lose weight without interfering with your hypertension.
You can also try another blood pressure med, like Adalat CC, which has weight LOSS as a possible side-effect. But if you're stable on Tekturna, it's likely that other factors are causing your inability to lose weight.
These factors could be genetic, improper diet, lack of exercise (or not exercising enough or doing the correct type of exercises). Your body might have hit a plateau (where you've lost weight, but can't seem to lose any further weight for an extended period of time)... you can overcome this by doing high intensity interval training, or by switching up your regular exercise routine.
I'd still advise asking a doctor's advice before doing any of the above (other than eating a healthy balanced diet, exercising regularly, as in 5 days a week, counting calories, etc.).
- Tekturna Information for Consumers
- Tekturna Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Tekturna (detailed)
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