A 19-year-old male asked:
i had a brain surgery last july and i used zyprexa (olanzapine) and tegretol daily until this january.i gained a lot of weight. will i lose weight as im off meds?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Pamela Pappas answered
41 years experience Psychiatry
You could: You could lose weight when off these medicines, especially if you increase your exercise and attend to a healthy food plan. Talk with your doctors about this; they'll likely have more personalized recommendations for you than we're able to provide without knowing you. Good luck to you.
Answered on Feb 26, 2016
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