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Dr. Cynthia Rector
28 years experience Psychiatry
Concern: If you take too much Metformin, you may develop low blood sugar.

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A female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
It does not work But: Shredz contains green tea extract,Cayenne PepperExtract&Vitamin B5(Pantothenic Acid).It is rather expensive and there is no scientific study to su ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Robinson
47 years experience Endocrinology
With normal TSH fatigue is nonspecific.: Although the TSH level is in the upper mid range of normal, your dose could be slightly adjusted upward to for example 75 µg daily. Your fatigue could ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rodolfo Perez
Specializes in ADHD and Autism
May loose some ....: Lost weight is likely related to gastrointestinal side effect like nausea, fullness, not as a direct effect of the medication, only take if you are a ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
No Rx for Depression: This is a ssri marketed for depression. Look it up yourself: en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/fluoxetine, rxlist.Com/prozac-drug.Htm, with no clinical trials sup ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chuck Shaffer
32 years experience Bariatrics
Yes: All of the ssri cause weigh gain...Sorry but it is true. The drug companies say no but the expérience says yes!
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Betty Keller
34 years experience Rheumatology
Maybe: It's possible that your medication is making it harder to lose weight. Discuss with your doctor you may need to switch medications. Consider working w ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Abilify (aripiprazole): Among antipsychotics, Abilify (aripiprazole) is considered more weight neutral. On any of these medications, it's important to be mindful of healthy ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
56 years experience Psychiatry
No: Wellbutrin doesn't Prozac may but also can have weight loss Cymbalta (duloxetine) may in my experience few pts complain of wt gain with any of these m ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Stress: If you try to change metabolism quickly, your body gets stressed out, and your hormones follow. Aim for one or two pounds per week, slow and steady wi ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Abilify/Prozac: Not at all common, but reported by a few.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Olsen
50 years experience Psychiatry
Yes, but not much: Bupropion treatment is associated with a mild weight loss in some people, perhaps 2-3 pounds. However, if you have lost over 7 pounds, there may be s ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Weight loss is a: Possible side effect of paxil (paroxetine).
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Prozac (fluoxetine): It originally was introduced as being weight neutral, but there are exceptional cases where we see weight changes either up or down.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Depression: Depression can cause weight gain and loss, but alopecia not a common sign of depression.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Yes: For metabolic syndrome and certain medical weight loss program metformin is used as a part of weight loss protocol - this has to be done under physici ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vanja Kondev
16 years experience Psychiatry
Weight gain: All antidepressants can cause weight gain as part of their side-effect profile. In the case of Cymbalta (duloxetine) it's uncommon.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Howell
40 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly but: There are several drug interactions between these 4 medications, and Phentermine and wellbutrin (bupropion) could both increase anxiety significantly. ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Saccomando
19 years experience Psychiatry
Not very common: Prozac (fluoxetine) is supposed to be weight neutral. I have seen people gain and lose weight on it, but i suspect the weight change is from changes ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Fox
Dr. James Fox answered
13 years experience Psychiatry
Some: Abilify (aripiprazole) is in a class of medications known to cause weight gain and sometimes diabetes and high cholesterol. Abilify (aripiprazole) it ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: This is a good drug that can do both.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cyma Khalily
34 years experience Psychiatry
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
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience Addiction Medicine
Nortriptyline: Nortriptyline may cause increased appetite and weight gain There is no common problem with weight loss
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