Bill.Well, keep on trying. You may report them to the The easiest way to lookup drug information, identify pills, check interactions and set up your own personal medication records. BTW I use Spiriva and get a really dry mouth and nasal passages that have to physically be cleared to make breathing … Spiriva Respimat (tiotropium)." You mentioned does spiriva gain weight ? In any case - going on a soft food diet might be worth a try. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention. Cutting out grains certainly should keep my weight stable - but no go. "Product Information. Those are the people I contacted by phone. I have experienced it too,Hello wwc215. Hi, I couldn't answer the weight gain on using either of the 2 prescription drugs. Almost immediately I felt better the tight bloating went away along with the pressure off the lungs. I had been in a size 32 trousers since high school. It's a system developed … I've looked everywhere within my resources but find nothing. If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expressionIf experienced, these tend to have a Severe expressionIf experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expressionIf experienced, these tend to have a Severe expressionIf experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expressionSelected from data included with permission and copyrighted by First Databank, Inc. And have not changed anything else. Cough 3. It is not too bad. Anyway... while on this soft diet I notice that I am urninating very frequently and the swelling in my ankles has all but disappeared. The responses to that were that it didn't cause it.I am now looking at information I had run a printout on about 11/2 years ago.
There have been others online that said the same thing: "All on the midsection and nowhere else." Coming here and reading everyone's comments and with my own experience, has confirmed in my mind that this side effect exists, is real and not as rare as I initially thought.Still looking for answers? Any expectorant is a good idea to take for a cold. I am a woman & went from 140 to 220, I have had no success at losing the weight, my health actually worsened, needless to say I stopped the Spiriva after 2months & just use my emergency inhaler, which is getting more & more difficult to rely on. 15 thanks. I called Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. & spoke to one of their medical reps, approximately 3% of people have had this adverse side effect, so it wasn't enough to make it into their top side effects list. They acted as if they never heard of it, and said they would report it to the FDA. My midsection is all bulged out and I look terrible. Keeping in mind I still use the Spiriva in the powder form but In the 6 months since stopping the spray mist form, I feel so much better, I still get the inflammation and bloat but nowhere to the extent of 24/7, 7 days a week that I was for those 10 weeks.

I liked the medication until I noticed this. Maybe try a search?Creating unlimited horizons in aerospace education through the preservation and presentation of the history of flight. I am wondering if the spiriva caused water retention. I am on a very retricted diet so I know it was not increased eating. I look 5 months pregnant! Nonsense. It's a system developed … Reply (1) Report. BillAll I need is for someone to come forth and try and give some kind of solution to the problem of I am a 65 year old male and the weight gain is certainly a side effect. I also notice lately that I seem to have more trouble with swollen ankles. DOES ADVAIR OR SPIRIVA CAUSE WEIGHT GAIN, I TAKE BOTH AND HAVE GAINED 35 LBS. Cerner Multum, Inc. "UK Summary of Product Characteristics." I'd turned diabetic and almost died along the way.I took Spiriva 5 yrs ago, at 37 & gained 80#s in 4 months!