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A 35-year-old member asked:

If i stop taking lexapro, (escitalopram) will i lose weight?

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 37 years experience
Each case differs: Many do lose some or all of the weight they gained. But some have a really hard time. It varies for many reasons. The majority seem to succeed even if it takes a long time, so be hopeful. Eat healthy & exercise wisely and enjoy being less depressed.

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A 44-year-old member asked:

How long does it take to lose weight from lexapro (escitalopram)?

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Psychiatry 33 years experience
Lexapro (escitalopram): Lexapro (escitalopram) is not a diet pill. Some weight loss is reported but also some report slight weight gain. Overall, weight changes are slight to none.
A 47-year-old member asked:

Is it normal to gain or lose weight on lexapro (escitalopram)?

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Dr. Aneela Ahmed
Specializes in Psychiatry
Weight changes : usually its weight neutral, no significant wt gain or loss .
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