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which is least likely to cause weight gain

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Depends : Studies show SSRIs and SNRIs are more effective than buspirone and benzodiazepines in treating GAD, although the latter may cause less weight gain. I ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kevin Passer
35 years experience Child Psychiatry
Antipsychotics: Ziprazadone-Geodon and Lurasidone-Latuda, in my experience, are associated with weight loss. Quetiapine-Seroquel and Olanzapine-Zyprexa, cause the mos ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Options: Wellbutrin (bupropion) has been associated with weight loss & Lexapro is generally weight neutral.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
55 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety Medications: Commonly prescribed Anxiety Medications are Benzodiazepines, such as Ativan , Xanax (alprazolam) and Klonopin. Generally they do not cause weight g ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Jan
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66 years experience Family Medicine
Loestrin 28: There is no effect of bc pill on sex drive. Enjoy life
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Forshing Lui
43 years experience Neurology
Antedepressants: All antidepressants are harmful with alcohol. Welbutrin or Effexor (venlafaxine) donot cause weight gain.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christine Forest
26 years experience 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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Kumar
55 years experience Psychiatry
Medication effects: I understand your desire to lose weight. Both Aripiprazole (Abilify) and Ziprasidone(Geodon) are antipsychotic medications. Aripiprazole is more likel ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
53 years experience Addiction Medicine
Quite a few.: This depends on what your doctor prescribes as a mood stabilizer. Aripiprazole, Topiramate, Lamotrigine,Saphris, Latuda (lurasidone) are some of them.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Meredith Moroff
20 years experience Psychiatry
Neither: I don't think one is more likely than the other to cause weight gain all by itself. Weight gain comes with poor blood sugar control. Whichever prepara ... Read More
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