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Tuesday, August 24, 2010

RISPERDAL (RISPERIDONE) + MIFEPREX (MIFEPRISTONE)

Mifeprex (mifepristone) causes weight gain of 6.4 lbs in one month in lean, healthy men

Lean, healthy men gained an average of 6.4 lbs in one month (28 days) when given 600 mg per day of Mifeprex (mifepristone), also known as RU-486.

Mifeprex (mifepristone) reduced weight gain in those given the antipsychotic drug Risperdal (risperidone) from 9.3 lbs to 5.1 lbs, therefore, some might assume that the drug might cause weight loss, however, this was not the case.

Mifeprex (mifepristone) alone did not cause weight loss, but instead caused weight gain. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Tue, Aug 24, 2010 9:45 am | [0] comments

Friday, July 04, 2008

MIRAPEX (PRAMIPEXOLE) AND REQUIP (ROPINIROLE)

Person gains 50 lbs taking dopamine agonist drugs Mirapex (pramipexole) and Requip (ropinirole)

Here is a comment from someone who gained 50 pounds while taking various dopamine agonist drugs, that is drugs that directly stimulate dopamine receptors, and enhance dopamine.

Comment: Not all drugs or supplements that increase dopamine cause weight gain, in fact, some cause weight loss. But this person's experience is still a good one to be aware of. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Jul 04, 2008 8:37 pm | [0] comments

Wednesday, November 02, 2005

DOPAMINE AGONISTS

Dopamine agonists such as Mirapex (pramipexole) can cause compulsive eating and weight gain

Dopamine agonists, that is drugs that stimulate dopamine receptors, such as Mirapex (pramipexole), can cause compulsive eating and weight gain according to a new paper from researchers at Colum Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Wed, Nov 02, 2005 6:12 am | [14] comments
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