Migraine Preventive Medications and Weight Gain
Certain drugs that are used to try to prevent migraines can cause weight gain of up to 40 pounds. Prescription medications like Depakote (valproic acid), Pamelor (nortriptyline, an anti-depressant) or Elavil (amitriptyline, another anti-depressant) are known to result in substantial weight gain in some patients. Beta-blocker drugs like Inderal (propranolol hydrochloride) can cause rapid weight gain that may be related to heart dysfunction.
Weight-change effects require careful consideration when selecting migraine-preventive medications, and weight should be monitored carefully over the course of any migraine treatment plan.
Does MigreLief cause weight gain?
The MigreLief collection of supplements was created by Akeso Health Sciences to help migraine sufferers of all ages. AKESO formulates world class dietary supplements that provide nutritional support for the most common health issues that concern people most, such as migraines, headaches, joint health, stress & anxiety, memory, sleeplessness, ADHD, and more. Changing lives is the reasons we wake up every day passionate about the special products we provide to our customers. Helping you to get well and stay well is our bottom line.
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