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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dahmes
45 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: In clinical trials, about 1% of patients gained weight and about 1% lost weight. A direct causal relationship between citalopram and weight change ha ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christine Forest
25 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes, it possible: Some people are sensitive to the weight gain side effects of Celexa (citalopram) even in small doses. Usually it is rare at this dose but not impossi ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience in Psychiatry
Unlikely: Weight gain with citalopram is uncommon. When it does occur in the ssri class of drugs in general, it tends to start 6 months or more into treatment. ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
It can happen: Weight gain is a possible side effect with celexa. You might talk to your physician about the possibility of changing from Celexa to it's sister dru ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
It's complicated: Celexa is actually more weight-neutral than other antidepressants like tricyclics, paxil, (paroxetine) or remeron. People vary in their responses, wi ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience in Endocrinology
Not thyroid: It does not affect thyroid levels. All these centrally acting drugs have complicated effects on appetite, mood and behavior.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Excess food: The short answer is, when caloric intake exceeds caloric expenditure. In other words, eating more food than is needed. Rarely, very rarely, it may be ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
ECP: What do you mean by ECP? Emergency Contraception Pill? External Counterpulsation? Extracorporeal Photochemotherapy? Etc.? Just not sure what you mea ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederica Lofquist
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: In general birth control pills do not cause either weight loss or weight gain. However, a small number of women may experience weight changes when th ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roshni Patel
17 years experience in Family Medicine
Stress leads to +lbs: Stress leads to a number of various changes in the body that can cause weight gain. Stress increases cortisol levels which can increase the amount of ... Read More
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