I have just started Lyrica and I am very concerned that one of the common side effects is weight gain. Why is that? Is there something in it that causes this?
Weight gain is a potential side effect of Lyrica, meaning not everyone who takes it will experience this side effect. Over time, as our bodies adjust to new medications, some potential side effects may lessen. This can take up to three months.
I'm not sure why these drugs have weight gain as a potential side effect, but we have Sharepost on another site you may be interested in reading on this topic: No Pain, Weight Gain: Does Taking Certain Medications Mean Adding Pounds?