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Antidepressant for weight loss
A 41-year-old female asked:
22 years experience Clinical Psychology
Not the reason for: the prescription. The SSRI's are all fair at not increasing the likelihood of weight gain, but are not best for weight loss. Perhaps Wellbutrin, (bu ... Read More
24 years experience Psychiatry
Wellbutrin (bupropion): Moderate weight loss has been documented in depressed patients taking wellbutrin (bupropion)
A 40-year-old female asked:
41 years experience Ophthalmology
None: Depression and being overweight go hand in hand but antidepressant is not the answer. The problem is in your relationship with food and at our instit ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
40 years experience Endocrinology
No: But various psychotropic medications can stimulate increased food intake in some people. Depressed people often lose weight, which may cease if their ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
A Verified Doctor answered
Antidepressants: If you have depression you should be seeing a Psychologist and a Psychiatrist.
They can help control your depression but not necessarily your weight ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly Bupropion: For some people, Bupropion (Wellbutrin) can decrease appetite thus causing weight loss. It seems to work best in combination with traditional appetite ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
40 years experience Addiction Medicine
Probably not: It is more likely in my opinion that inadequately managed depression and sleep issues are interfering with weight loss.
A 17-year-old female asked:
27 years experience General Practice
Questions: There are several questions in one here. You may be best served by splitting them up into separate questions.
I would wish for you a wise medical ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
25 years experience Ophthalmology
Not a great idea-NO!: Contact your doctor first before doing any type of combination medication regimen.You may experience additive side effects from combining them togethe ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
36 years experience Family Medicine
None: balanced diet and daily exercise are best.
A 23-year-old female asked:
41 years experience Psychiatry
Depressed & grieving: Active grieving of a loss needs support more than medication. If the grief has become depression with poor self esteem, ongoing vegetative signs (chan ... Read More
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