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Q: Does Nexium Cause Weight Gain?

many people report weight gain on nexium. is this true?
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Stephanie, Health Guide
4/28/11 8:59pm

On the Nexium website you can find the full prescribing information where they have to list all of the potential side effects. They do not list weight gain as one of them. But, I can see weight gain happening if it makes you feel better. What I mean is - if you haven't been eating as much or exercising because you feel yucky and then you feel better and your appetite picks up but your exercise does not - you are set up for weight gain. So, it wouldn't necessarily be the medicine.....

 

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By sandy, Community Member— Last Modified: 04/28/11, First Published: 04/28/11