Who has tried to lose a little weight knows that it is not so easy. But there are steps you can take to not gain weight. For starters replace medication, advises a study published in the journal. Gastroenterology, which consider which commonly prescribed drugs lead to weight gain.
In the study, researchers from Weill Cornell Medical College have found that often to weight gain leading anti-inflammatory drugs such as glucocorticoids (which can treat autoimmune diseases or asthma), injections of insulin, the drug for hypertension metoprolol and medicines against allergy known as antihistamines .
Antidepressants can also lead to weight gain. There are people who are generally prone to obesity and taking these drugs come into a vicious cycle. Quite doctors do not take into account that their characteristics and prescribe them without even warn them. At one point, it appears that patients fill progressive and do not even understand what explains study author Leon Igel.
The good news is that all these health conditions can be treated with drugs that do not cause weight gain. Much less likely to increase in weight have antidepressant fluoxetine (Prozac), bupropion (Wellbutrin), and sertraline, second and third generation antihistamines, topical anti-inflammatory agents, antihypertensive agents, known as ACE inhibitors and ARB and alpha-glucosidase inhibitors for the treatment of diabetes .
Researchers advised to track your weight when taking various drugs of this type and comment on them with your doctor. If you notice that accumulate weight without you changed your lifestyle, ask for alternative medicines.