Several drugs may make you fat


Antihypertensive drugs such as propranolol, metoprolol, atenolol, amlodipine can increase the weight of the patient, the side effects of these drugs is the main cause of sodium and water retention, cause human body edema, weight gain. However, reduce the effect of the drug on weight by adjusting diet structure. Recommended to increase dietary fiber and water, reduce the intake of calories. At the same time the need to disperse calorie intake in the diet, for example, can eat 5 to 6 times a day, rather than at a dinner intake too much. Diabetes drugs such as oral drug pioglitazone, glimepiride, and insulin can promote weight gain. If you because of the drug fat, might as well under the guidance of a doctor, use of acarbose and metformin, exenatide, sitagliptin can lose weight or not affect the oral hypoglycemic medicine weight. Cyproheptadine and other anti allergy medicine, and prednisone, dexamethasone and other corticosteroids after taking can cause increased appetite, thus affecting the weight. Short time taking generally have little effect, need long-term use should be adjusted in the diet structure, increase in food intake at the same time, avoid eating too much high-fat, high sugar foods, may be appropriate to eat more vegetables and fruits.

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