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Does Taking Zoloft Cause Weight Gain
Probaly Not: There is no strong association between zoloft and weight gain but depression can cause loss of appetite and treatment may cause it to return. Do not take st. Johns wort, its affects are additive to zoloft and might cause a condition called serotonin syndrome or neuroleptic malignant syndrome. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes sometimes: All of the serotonin enhancing antidepressants can cause weight gain, some more than others. Zoloft tends to be middle of the road where it may or may not. In my experience, it's not particularly weight gaining. As for time of day, what determine this is the effect it has on you. You can start out taking it in the morning and if it makes you sleepy/tired, switch it to night. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Just started on zoloft, only 5mg liquid. I am small build, high metabolism. Will the Zoloft cause weight gain?
Can going off Zoloft cause weight gain/bloating? How do you rectify that without going back on zoloft?
Not usually: Weight gain or boating isn't usually a result of gradually stopping zoloft - bloating can actually improve on zoloft. However, in some folks, there are flu-like symptoms that arise from the first couple of weeks of being on zoloft. See below for more info. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001017/. ...Read more
Can going off Zoloft cause weight gain/bloating? Will this side effect go away the longer your off?
Not usually: Weight gain or boating isn't usually a result of gradually stopping zoloft - bloating can actually improve on zoloft. However, in some folks, there are flu-like symptoms that arise from the first couple of weeks of being on zoloft. See below for more info. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001017/. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I read that antidepressants cause weight gain due to insulin resistance. If I take zoloft, I can counter weight gain taking L-glutamine and L-leucine?
Does Zoloft or Abilify typically cause weight gain? I'm worried my extra few lbs are from the meds. 150mg Zoloft and 8 mg Abilify
Can someone tell me between zoloft, Prozac and celexa which one treats depression and OCD better? And which one will not cause weight gain the best.
Medications: That is not how medicine works. They all are very effective and used for a variety of different reasons. The best drug for you is the issue and that is determined with the physician working with you in person. ...Read more
Sertraline & Weight: Sertraline (zoloft) is probably the least likely of antidepressants to be associated with weight gain -- but it can still happen. People who are both anxious and depressed may also slow down their activity, which can lead to weight gain. If you attend to daily exercise and healthy diet, you'll be much less likely to experience weight gain with this or any other medication. Talk with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Will taking 100 mg of sertraline cause weight gain or hair loss? I am switching from Effexor XR and worried about weight gain!
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