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Abilify (aripiprazole) and weight gain?

Abilify (aripiprazole) and weight gain?

Possible: All meds in this class have been associated with some wt gain, but Abilify (aripiprazole) is the least likely. It tends to be gradual and can be prevented by attention to diet and exercise. Fear of wt gain shouldn't be cause for not getting appropriate treatment for psychiatric problems. A healthy person if more likely to be able to follow diet and exercise. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Rothman
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Weight Gain (Definition)

Weight gain is an increase in body weight. This can be a result of increases to muscle mass, increases in body fat, or increases in body fluids like water. Occasionally, weight gain can be a symptom of ...Read more


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What causes weight gain with abilify (aripiprazole)?

What causes weight gain with abilify (aripiprazole)?

Not known: The exact mechanism as to how Abilify (aripiprazole) causes weight gain is not known and may vary from person to person. It could cause a lack of feeling full (lack of satiety) or cause an increase craving for sweets or food in general. The only way to combat it without taking another med is to limit your portion size and eat foods that are healthy for you. Also exercise. I wish i could give you more detail.. ...Read more

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Out of zyprexa and seroquel (quetiapine) what causes more weight gain and fat storage?

Out of zyprexa and seroquel (quetiapine) what causes more weight gain and fat storage?

Zyprexa (olanzapine) is: More often associated with weight gain/ fat gain compared to seroquel (quetiapine). Your psychiatrist can go over medications and possible side effects with you. Take care. ...Read more

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I'm on invega (paliperidone) susstena and changing to Abilify due to weight gain, will I lose weight on abilify?

I'm on invega (paliperidone) susstena and changing to Abilify due to weight gain, will I lose weight on abilify?

Can't predict: with any certainty. However, studies have shown that weight gain can in general be avoided with atypical antipsychotics when the patient is closely monitored with adequate exercise and healthy nutrition with moderate intake. ...Read more

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Appeton gain weight safe and effective?

Appeton gain weight safe and effective?

Why do you want to?: If you are a thin person and just want to gain weight, what you want is muscle not fat. The only weigh to increase muscle tone and/or mass is with weight (resistance) training. Otherwise the weight you gain will be fat. Not good! So be delighted that you are not a part of the obesity epidemic and go a gym and get toned muscles. If there is another reason that you wish to gain weight, ask again ...Read more

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Does Abilify (aripiprazole) cause weight gain or loss?

Some: Abilify (aripiprazole) is in a class of medications known to cause weight gain and sometimes diabetes and high cholesterol. Abilify (aripiprazole) itself is less likely to cause this than many others, but the risk is still there. ...Read more

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Does Abilify (aripiprazole) cause weight gain?

Does Abilify (aripiprazole) cause weight gain?

Yes: Yes, but not in most people. And much less than almost all of the drugs in the same class. ...Read more

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How to gain weight overall, how I can focus more on strength gain along with weight gain?

How to gain weight overall, how I can focus more on strength gain along with weight gain?

Exercise : Most good gyms should have trainers on board and connect with one of them to design an exercise program for you. ...Read more

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What antidepressants cause less weight gain?

What antidepressants cause less weight gain?

Wellbutrin (bupropion) ; weight: Wellbutrin, cymbalta, (duloxetine) Celexa , lexapro, proac. Your best bet with low libido would be one of the first two. Discuss with your psychiatrist. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can risperidone cause weight gain?

See below: For some people, Risperidone can make them feel more hungry, so they eat more and gain weight. Risperidone can also affect how your body uses sugar, and this makes it tend to gain more weight. ...Read more

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Does latuda (lurasidone) cause weight gain?

Does latuda (lurasidone) cause weight gain?

Latuda (lurasidone): Very few if any, most cases it is weight neutral. ...Read more

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Will hydroxyzine cause weight gain?

Will hydroxyzine cause weight gain?

Yes: The older type of antihistamines do tend to lead to weight gain. In fact, periactin (cyproheptadine hydrochloride) was often used to induce weight gain at one time. Since Hydroxyzine is an older antihistamine, the answer is yes for some people. ...Read more

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Does fluoxetine cause weight gain or weight loss?

Does fluoxetine cause weight gain or weight loss?

Prozac (fluoxetine): It originally was introduced as being weight neutral, but there are exceptional cases where we see weight changes either up or down. ...Read more

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Will seroquel (quetiapine) lead to weight gain?

Will seroquel (quetiapine) lead to weight gain?

Not necessarily but: Up to 28% of people do gain weight on Seroquel (quetiapine). Also, know that this is a dose dependent phenomenon, where higher doses tends to lead to more weight gain. Though if you are vigilant about your eating and activity habits, you can minimize this issue. ...Read more

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How to lose weight and gain more muscle?

How to lose weight and gain more muscle?

No quick results!: Mentally prepare yourself. This is hard work! high protein intake (1 gr/ 2, 2 lbs of body weight), include low rep resistance activity. Cut carbs, which will be replaced by protein. Keep hydrated. Exercise 5 x /wk alternating muscle groups! you will need two break days to repair and build muscle! ...Read more

Dr. Mark Shukhman
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Haloperidol (Definition)

Haloperidol is a high strength D2 stimulator which is a kind of drug ...Read more


Haldol (Definition)

Haloperidol is a high strength D2 stimulator which is a kind of drug ...Read more