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How Can I Lose Weight On Paxil
Eat thoughtfully: On or off paxil, (paroxetine) you will lose weight if you eat fewer calories than you need. Unfortunately, it takes longer to lose weight than to gain it. If you eat too little, your body goes into conservation mode, and you won't lose weight. So, eat frequent small balanced low calorie meals. And be consistent and patient! your doctor can give you individual guidance. Weight watchers is helpful to many. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more
If i gained 12lbs in 3 weeks from paxil, (paroxetine) will the doc give me a prescription for topamax to lose weight?
Need a different Med: Topomax will not help your body appropriately compensate for this ssri induced weight gain. Talk with your doctor about switching to a different med. Consider going outside of the ssri class of med, as you may be sensitive to this particular ssri induced side effect with other ssris. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diet/ exercise: You may not like my answer but diet and exercise are important while taking a medication such as an ssri. The good news is that you should not gain an excessive amt of wt with this med. (2-10 lbs). If you are gaining more let your dr. Know because wt gain will predispose you to other problems. So hit the trails and start eating healthy! ...Read more
My dr. Told me taking clonazepam and paroxetine could cause weight gain, make it hard to lose weight. How hard is it making it for me? And which pill?
Why does Paxil (paroxetine) make you gain weight, is it from increased appetite or something else. ?
Getting put on Paxil (paroxetine) 10mg, if i eat right and exercise will it still make me gain weight anyway because if something in the pill? Tyvm
I had been taking Paxil for 15 years and it wasn't doing anything for me but adding weight. I wanted off so I tapered off of it. I've have been off of it for 5 months now and it was brutal. I started to take Sam-e 400 mg a day when I was completely off of
Yes: Out of the ssri medications, Paxil (paroxetine) seems to be the one most common to contribute to weight gain (and this is on the fda adverse reaction list for this medication. Other ssris such as Prozac and zoloft (sertraline) do not have weight gain listed by fda as possible adverse reaction. Talk with your provider to consider alternatives if this concerns you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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