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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Can Peritol be taken to gain weight?

Yes good night I am a male teen and I m very skinny and I was wondering if I can take peritol I searched the net but it says it s for butt thighs and hips but I don t want all that I just want size can I still take it and can u explain how it works plz
Thu, 9 Aug 2018
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Hello and Welcome to ‘Ask A Doctor’ service. I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

Yes,peritol can be used to gain weight due to the ability of increasing appetite.

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Internal Medicine Specialist Dr. Tushar Kanti Biswas's  Response
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Cyproheptadine (Peritol) by some unknown mechanism can stimulate appetite and hence cause weight gain. Monitor weight weekly.



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