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could the combination of olanzapine and duloxetine be making me gain weight

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Hazlett
53 years experience Psychiatry
Maybe.: Olanzapine often causes weight gain and at times elevated blood sugar, cholesterol and triglycerides. It is a major side effect of olanzapine. Duloxet ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patricia Foster
43 years experience Psychiatry
See doctor: You need to see your prescribing doctor without delay for assessment of meds and depression. Make clear that your depression is worse since starting m ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chris Hawley
23 years experience Family Medicine
Zyprexa, (olanzapine) Metformin: Zyprexa (olanzapine) can definitely cause weight gain. It is usually prescribed between 5-20 mg per day. The dose is increased slowly. Metformin sh ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
33 years experience Child Psychiatry
Yes: The better you do monitoring those things the less liklihood there would be
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Zyprexa (olanzapine): Is actually an antipsychotic medication that has sedation as a side effect. Many people gain significant amounts of weight on zyprexa (olanzapine). Th ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patricia Foster
43 years experience Psychiatry
Yes you should: Good to recognize weight gain from Zyprexa (olanzapine) at 5 kilos. Yes, when you stop taking Zyprexa (olanzapine) weight gain should slowly reverse. ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Terrence Bethea
17 years experience Child Psychiatry
Highly unlikely: The mechanism of antipsychotic-induced weight gain appears to have no connection to formulation. It's not totally clear that it's even related to dos ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
You can control it: Weight-gain is listed as a side effect of this medication, but the pill has virtually no caloric value to it. So, it does not cause wt gain by itself- ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Encourage you to: see a psychiatrist. If an atypical anti-psychotic is needed there are a number of other choices in addition to zyprexa (olanzapine). Zyprexa (olanzap ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Wells
43 years experience Psychiatry
Alternative medicine: At your height of 74", 190 pounds does not seem to me to be an extremely excessive amount of weight gain; but in any case, weight gain associated with ... Read More

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