Review: could Prazosin hydrochloride cause Weight loss - unintentional (Weight Decreased)?
Summary: Weight loss - unintentional is reported only by a few people who take Prazosin hydrochloride.
We study 296 people who have side effects while taking Prazosin hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Weight loss - unintentional. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight loss - unintentional and more.
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Prazosin hydrochloride has active ingredients of prazosin hydrochloride. It is often used in post-traumatic stress disorder. (latest outcomes from 389 Prazosin hydrochloride users)
Weight loss - unintentional
Weight loss - unintentional has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, depression, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 91,556 Weight loss - unintentional patients)
On Jan, 29, 2015: 295 people reported to have side effects when taking Prazosin hydrochloride. Among them, 4 people (1.36%) have Weight Loss - Unintentional.
Time on Prazosin hydrochloride when people have Weight loss - unintentional * :
Age of people who have Weight loss - unintentional when taking Prazosin hydrochloride * :
|Weight loss - unintentional||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00%||75.00% |
Severity of Weight loss - unintentional when taking Prazosin hydrochloride ** :
How people recovered from Weight loss - unintentional ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diabetes mellitus (2 people, 50.00%)
- Hypertension (1 people, 25.00%)
- Gout (1 people, 25.00%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (1 people, 25.00%)
- High density lipoprotein decreased (1 people, 25.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Byetta (2 people, 50.00%)
- Allopurinol (1 people, 25.00%)
- Pravastatin (1 people, 25.00%)
- Metformin hcl (1 people, 25.00%)
- Metoprolol (1 people, 25.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Within days, not weeks I felt the depression lifting. It was the most dramatic and fastest response I had ever had to any antidepressant .
Then the fainting started, falls with resulting broken ribs, bedridden and alone I lost over25 lbs in two weeks. I was of normal weight for my height. After I was able to function again, I noticed that my legs were very weak. We cut my dosage from 3 pills daily to 2. That seemed to have stopped the faint spells. However I still had/have low blood pressure that I monitor at home. My Systolic BP was usually in the 70's and 80's. One of the lowest was shocking to me. It was 52/27.
My son is a hospital RN and said they would never discharge a patient with Bp that low.
He was very worried about me as I live alone. I fainted twice after climbing the 13 stairs to my bedroom. The first fall was very bad as I was unconscious and my ribs were severely injured/fractured completely around the front and back and was in terrific pain. I took to my bed and did not seek medical attn. my last ambulance ride to the hospital a mile from my house cost $1000 and since I have no income or relatives/friends to call for help, I just lay in bed I awful pain that was woes when I tried to get out of bed. Thus I lost 25 lbs of muscle, since I had very little body fat.
It has been two months since that fall and still have one area of pain in the front left ribs and a swollen spleen. The doctor gave me no additional meds and just said to give my body more time to heal. So once again was changed to 2 pills daily instead of 3. The hypotension and fainting got better. But I am now left with very weak legs and fall easily and frequently. Guess I lost a lot of muscle mass with the weight loss. However after a lifetime of depression, Nardil works wonderfully for that which had been long-standing and severe for so many years. People noticed the change in me shortly after starting the Nardil. But I am stubborn about going off it despite all the side effects because it works so much better than any of the many others I had been put on over the years.
I am soon going to start doing leg exercises with ankle weights, starting with light weights are first and gradually increasing the weight as I hopefully rebuild my muscles and strength.
Also my vision has gotten blurry and I feel slightly retarded after the weeks in bed when I was breathing very shallowly due to the broken ribs and my brain was deprived of adequate oxygen.
Prior to all this I had an IQ of 140. If they tested me now, I know I would be way down from that. Also doing lung/breathing exercises to expand my lungs so I can take in more air with each breath.
So that is my story of Nardil, hypotension, and depression. I had to really suffer to remain on this med that worked so magically for me after so many failures. It meant that much to me to not be crippled by depression.
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