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A 23-year-old male asked:

I take zyprexa (olanzapine) for sleep i am gaining weight doc won't put me on ones that don't cause weight gain i am getting lapband what's the difference bypass?

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Dr. Patricia Harkins
Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics 32 years experience
Lapband vs bypass: Lapband is less extensive surgery, and it can be reversed. Bypass is the most successful at weight loss, but the side effects can be a problem (frequent diarrhea, especially) think about the "sleeve" surgery as well. It is less extensive and many fine it successful.

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