Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

luvox and weight loss

A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Clear
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Not commonly: A simple medscape search shows that it's not a known adverse effect of clonazepam (Klonopin), risperidone (Risperdol), or fluvoxamine (Luvox). I've n ... Read More
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, they all can: Hair loss can occur in 0.1% to 1% with Luvox and in 0.1% to 1% with Rispderidone. Transient hair loss may occur in 0.01% to 0.1% with Clonazepam.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Luvox: is fairly weight neutral. Per Drugs.COM it may cause anorexia, weight gain or weight loss in 1 to 10%. I hear about more problems with weight loss tha ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
22 years experience Psychiatry
Uncommon: This is not one of the more common side effects. Indeed it is more likely that one will lose weight when taking this medication. However, some peopl ... Read More
4
4 thanks
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Luvox (fluvoxamine): My own experience has been 50:50 , with more weight gain on the regular release, & wt. Neutral or some wt. Drop on the luvox-cr form.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Kunen
45 years experience Clinical Psychology
Not common: Luvox is an ssri antidepressant that is used to treat obsessive-compulsive dx, social anxiety dx, and depression. Jazz pharmaceuticals indicates that ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Re
31 years experience Clinical Psychology
Both: All ssri are relatively equivalent in effectiveness and have similar side effect profiles. In my experience its hard to predict ahead of time and its ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brenda Sabrina Salgado Granados
Specializes in General Practice
OCD: If you wanted to know at which time it has it maximum concentration it's around 5 hours.With this type of medication, you are going to start feeling ... Read More
1
1 comment
1
1 thank
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pacita David
29 years experience Psychiatry
Yes it is: Luvox (fluvoxamine) is still being prescribed in the U.S. Its primary indications are for obsessive compulsive disorder and social anxiety disorder, a ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
29 years experience Psychiatry
Luvox (fluvoxamine) used for OCD: Luvox (fluvoxamine) was marketed as a medication for obsessive compulsive disorderand Luvox (fluvoxamine) is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor. ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Imad Khreim
39 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Cross tapering medication is recommended. Meaning the old medicine is tapered down while the new med is tapered up. Has to be done by professional as ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Most people take: it at bedime. It can cause somnolence in 22% of people. However, it may cause insomnia in 21%. If it causes insomnia for your, taking in am might ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month