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Author Topic: How much weight is normally gained on Stocrin/Truvada  (Read 3936 times)

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Offline DDGB

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How much weight is normally gained on Stocrin/Truvada
« on: May 14, 2010, 04:41:53 AM »
Hi there
I started taking Stocrin/Truvada 2 months ago and have gained 5kgs. .... .... is this normal? Will it stop? I'm not overweight, i  have a normal weight, but i'm just scared of becoming fat. I am eating a bit more than usual - coz i'm constantly HUNGRY! Please advise.

Offline veritas

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Re: How much weight is normally gained on Stocrin/Truvada
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2010, 08:09:40 AM »


Weight gain is normal once you start therapy because your body is getting healthier with the virus being controlled. I don't believe your medications are causing the weight gain. With a healthier body, your body requires more food. Just watch your weight as you would normally and exercise.

Not to worry!


Offline DDGB

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Re: How much weight is normally gained on Stocrin/Truvada
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2010, 08:58:15 AM »
Thanks V -
You must think i'm really superficial:)  I can promise you I'm not - I just want to keep myself healthy and too much weight is never a good thing.
Thanks for your reply!!


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