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Can Xarelto cause abdominal bloating and fluid retention?

I have been taking Xarelto for 4 months

Lamictal - has anyone had more headaches and fluid retention in legs and ankles and weight gain ?

I started Lamictal about 8 weeks ago and have gained 16 lbs. also my headaches have increased. I was put on it for seizures and headaches and I asked the Neurologist 2 days ago can it make you gain weight, his answer was short and he got aggitated NO. I beg to differ. My ankles and legs are so... read more

Does Suboxone cause weight gain? I detoxed from hydrocodone and went on suboxone in April of 2009,?

... and since I have been on Suboxone I have gained 45lbs quickly. The weight gain first presented itself as fluid retention with severe peripheral edema. I started going to specialists to figure it out and I have not had any luck yet, I have been to a nephrologist, rheumatologist, neurologist,... read more

Lasix is causing cramps in arches of my feet... what should I do?

I have been taking Lasix for the last couple of months to combat the swelling in my feet and legs that other medications have caused. I take the corresponding amounts of potassium supplements needed to counter act a potassium deficiency, which water pills can cause. At 40mg a day I don't seem... read more

Gabapentin - Since taking this drug my lower extremities are swollen. Will this go away?

I have been taking it for one week.

Does gabapentin causes fluid retention?

I am currently at 900 mg 3 times a day. I dont eat to much and gaining weight even though I'm running 3-4 times weekly

Pregabalin. I am taking 75 mg. Does it cause water retention?

My stomach and abdomen are very bloated. So far it has not helped my nerve pain, insomnia and anxiety. I have only been taking it for 2 weeks. Will the bloating go away?

How long does it take the fluid retention to subside after finishing prednisone?

I have been on a 3 week weaning dose of prednisone. I swear I've had a 10 lb weight gain, mostly fluid. Please help.

What causes water retention and not able to urinate causing swelling?

I wondered if this affected the kidneys somehow as I try to drink a lot of fluids when on prednisone but don't have the urge to urinate and my legs triple in size until the skin is breaking

Does irbesartan cause leg/ankle swelling?

I've been on irbesartan (150 mg in the morning and 150 mg at bedtime) for about two months now and have been unable to diminish my leg/ankle swelling despite taking lasix (40 mg) and now hydrochlorothiazide (12.5 mg for the past week). I've also been on digoxin (125 mcg.), metoprolol... read more

What can I take (as of now) to reduce fluid retention from Prednisone?

I have been and still am on Prednisone. My doctor had me take 100mg for 2 weeks and 50mg for 1 week and are weaning me off in 3 week doses. 40mg for 3 weeks, 30, 20, 10, 5 all for 3 weeks until I'm finished with the pills. I am starting 20mg on 8-15-16. I have gained 25lbs since 6-20-16. What... read more

Metoprolol succinate ER - swelling and sun sensitivity?

I’m on 25 mg metoprolol succinate. I’m curious if this med can cause or aggravate fluid retention in the legs/feet? Also, does this drug make you more sensitive to the sun? I’m very fair skinned.

Amitiza stopped…. weight loss?

For those of you who gained weight with Amitiza, how long did it take to see weight loss when you stopped medication? My assumption would be that it’s water retention and would come off fast after stopping medication?

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