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How not to gain weight on abilify

A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Varies: from patient to patient and lifestyle modificsations.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Cancro
67 years experience
Can: Dose related but low probability.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Abilify (aripiprazole): I have seen both, wt. Loss & gain, but more commonly wt. Neutral or slight loss.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Naveed Naeem
Anti-Aging Medicine 15 years experience
See prescribing info: abilify (aripiprazole) has been associated with metabolic changes that include weight gain, diabetes, high cholesterol. The full prescribing informat... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Abilify (aripiprazole): Not common, but some do put on few pounds. Life-style changes help tremendously.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
It may or may: not be effective as a monotherapy for you. It won't address psychotic features. Schizoaffective Disorder can be challenging to treat - so work c... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cyma Khalily
Psychiatry 36 years experience
IT IS POSSIBLE: Yes weight gain is possible as with all medications in this class. Abilify (aripiprazole) may have less of an issue than some others like zyprexa or s... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cyma Khalily
Psychiatry 36 years experience
FOR THE MOST PART: Many patients do but there is weight gain associated with all medications in this class. Some worse than others like zyprexa and seroquel (quetiapine)... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Reid
47 years experience
Gain can continue: Although Abilify (aripiprazole) is less likely than some others in this class ( atypical antipsychotics) to cause weight gain, it certainly can do it,... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Trust: Trust your physician. It goes a long way to healing and is the best way to get better faster. Why doubt? Is there more you are not telling?
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Root
Psychiatry 17 years experience
In rare cases: Not usually. The biggest problem with Abilify (aripiprazole) is it binds to the Dopamine receptor very tightly and can make you restless. If you are... Read More
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