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A 21-year-old female asked:

Rapid weight gain after taking 50mg of zoloft (sertraline) for 2 days and stopping it is normal? i've gain 5lbs per month, now i'm 6 months off and 25 lbs more!

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Dr. Julia Irwin
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Talk with your dr: Bunny, rapid wt gain with psychiatric medications warrants attention by your dr. This type of wt gain can cause other metabolic problems that can be eliminated by diet, exercise and a med change. There are many alternative medications out there for treating panic and depression. Please visit with your dr. About them.

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