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Can atypical psychotics not cause weight gain? i take 5mg zyprexa for sleep weight massive told to try atypical i used to take geodon (ziprasidone) didn't gain much

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Dr. Jura Adams answered

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Abilify (aripiprazole) is an atypical tranquilizer that does not cause very much weight gain -certainly not like Zyprexa. You can get something called akathisia (inability to sit still) as a side effect to Abilify (aripiprazole) though.

Answered Dec 15, 2015



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