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Will stopping the epilim help to lose my weight?

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I was taking epilim for 10 yr.. But my dr. Told me to stop talking it.. Again due to this medication my weight has been increased 10kg within a year. Will stopping the medicine help to lose my weight?

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replied August 22nd, 2017
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Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Weight gain is just 4 % complication due to epival, more than 10 kg should be attributed to other possible causes and managed accordingly. Modifying diet lifestyle, reducing caloric intake is mainstay.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
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