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A 24-year-old male asked:

I'm trying to lose weight doc gave me sertraline hci 50mg will i lose weight on this if i eat healthy n do exercise plz tell thanx ?

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Dr. Karen Koffler
Internal Medicine 34 years experience
Food first!: The absolute most effective way to lose weight is a healthy diet (plant-based) and exercise, plus patience. Weight loss should be slow (1-2 lbs/week) to be effectively kept off. Sertraline has the potential to decrease appetite and help with motivation to keep your health goals. On occasion, however, it can contribute to weight gain. Discuss this with your doctor. Congrats on your commitment!
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