A 32-year-old member asked:
does fluoxetine cause weight gain?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Evan Altman answered
18 years experience Psychiatry
It is possible: Fluoxetine is an ssri anti-depressant, anti-anxiety medication that can cause weight changes as a possible side effect. In most of my patients, weight changes have been minor. However, some patients report larger weight changes, including more significant weight gain or weight loss. If you are gaining weight and concerned about it, talk to your doctor.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
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