Our expert says:
According to my copy of MIMS which lists medicines sold in SA and their effects and side-effects, weight gain is not listed as a side-effect for Aspavor. However mention is made that this medication may cause hypo- or hyperglycaemia, which could possibly affect body weight. I am aware that other statin drugs can cause weight gain. I would, therefore, recommend that you discuss your weight gain with the doctor who is prescribing the Aspavor. If you are on a low-cholesterol, low-fat diet this should also help for weightloss. You can also try increasing your exercise if the dr gives permission.
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