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Weight gain as Xanax side effect

Xanax medication is used to reduce excitement, nervousness and tension associated with anxiety disorder. Xanax is also used to treat panic disorders.

Xanax Side Effects
Xanax, like any other medication can cause side effects. Some people may well tolerate them, another one need medical help.

The most widespread Xanax side effects are: headache, dizziness, drowsiness, sleep disturbances, fatigue, impaired memory, depression, muscle weakness, tremors, ataxia, changes in body weight, indigestion, anorexia, asthenia, jaundice, decreased libido, hallucinations, hostility and aggressive behavior (most often the abuse of alcohol, drugs, etc. while taking psychotropic drugs), with prolonged use - addiction (particularly with alcohol, toxic or drug abuse), drug addiction.

Most patients are bothering about Xanax weight gain side effect. And it’s not strange, as it has been shown by the study, up to 27.2 percent of people taking Xanax for panic disorder experienced weight gain, compared to just 17.9 percent of those who didn’t take medication.

How to cope with this problem without stopping to use Xanax?

So, first of all with the development of side effects Xanax dose should be reduced.

Then patients with excess weight should follow some diet, which will include a lot of fruits, vegetables, grains, and fat-free or low-fat milk and milk products, fish, beans, eggs, and nuts. Other words, avoid fatty food! And one more tip – sport! Just 30 minutes every day on physical exercises and you will forget about your weight gain!