A 23-year-old male asked:
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what is a weight neutral antipsychotic? i used to take geodon (ziprasidone) i could lose weight on it doc said dangerous with my meds now on zyprexa for mood, sleep

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Dr. Marino Tavarez
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Certain antipsychotic drugs: cause rapid weight gain and high cholesterol levels, and they may increase the risk of diabetes. To be completely honest, Geodon (ziprasidone) affects people differently. It has been known to cause weight gain in some, but weight loss in others.
Answered on Oct 24, 2017

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