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Having weight gain after taking Trepiline for fibromyalgia. Stop Trepiline and continue Purbloka?

Hi, I m taking Trepiline and PurBloka as treatment for Fybromyalgia. I am putting on weight fast. I see that weight gain is a common side effect of Trepiline - but what about the Purbloka? Do beta blockers slow down the metabolism? I m considering stopping the Trepiline, but continuing with the PurBloka. Would that be okay? I m only taking 10mgs of both per day. Regards, Sue
Asked On : Mon, 25 Feb 2013
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welcome to HCM
as per the details u have submitted, some amount of weight gain can be possible with prolonged use of Trepiline (amitryptiline).. u can continue low dose of trepiline it works better for fibromyalgia..
about purbloka , its beta receptor blocker , in sucha low dose of 10mg, it doesnt affect your metabolism, only mild bradycardia is possible ..nothing to worry much about it..

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