Our expert says:
I checked in my copy of MIMS and weight gain is not listed as one of the side-effects of Co Diovan. If you are struggling to lose weight despite eating a healthy diet and doing daily exercise, I would recommend that you should consult a registered dietitian (visit the Association for Dietetics in SA Website at: www.adsa.org.za and click on "Find a Dietitian" to find a dietitian in your area). The dietitian will have to check if the low-GI diet you are using also has a moderately reduced energy content to promote weightloss and help you to adjust the diet accordingly.
Keep up the good work with the exercise.
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