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Losing Weight On Seroquel
Does latuda (lurasidone) cause big weight gain? i've been on seroquel gained massive weight now taking zyprexa gaining weight looking for weight neutral meds
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
Will Abilify cause weight loss or weight gain? I experienced weight loss on geodon (ziprasidone) but not prescribed it anymore. Experienced weight gain on zyprexa
Only if calories: Burned exceed calories consumed.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm on invega (paliperidone) susstena and changing to Abilify due to weight gain, will I lose weight on abilify?
Significant weight : Gain can happen in untreated depression, not just from medications. But depression is a potentially lethal illness. We know that the best treatment is a combination of therapy with medications. And, if you express your concern to your doctor, he will try to pick a medication with a small risk of weight gain. Get the help you need and deserve! ...Read more
I have been on seroquel geodon (ziprasidone) Abilify i could diet on geodon (ziprasidone) lose weight now on zyprexa are there non weight gain psychotics? Abilify didnt sedate me
Im on seroquel (quetiapine) 50 mg and ive gained some weight lately without eating much how does seroquel (quetiapine) cause weight gain and how can i lose weight on it.
Theories: Some believe it affects the pancreas and Insulin levels change. Also that appetite is increased while metabolism is lowered. It is very common. Advice: If possible, ask Doc to reduce dose to lowest possible or even try something different w/ less of this side effect. (hint: CBT therapy has none). Exercise like a champ. Move toward a diet w/ little wheat and also keep it low on meats. Best! ...Read more
Possibly gain but...: About 25% of those who take zoloft (sertraline) gain 10 pounds or more, but the good news is 75% don't. The benefits may well outweigh this risk; if you are among those who gain much you can always stop. But there are also alternative treatments including counseling, 5-htp, same, st john's wort ; homeopathy; consider seeing a holistic md or nd to explore all options. ...Read more
Not recommended: If you're looking for a way to use antipsychotic medications to lose weight in terms of their side effects I would strongly recommend that you investigate other more definitive ways of accomplishing this worthy goal such as efficient dieting and the development of lifestyle goals and habits that will just cause the kilos to melt away! Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
On a low dose of geodon (ziprasidone) I lost weight. On seroquel now and in gaining a belly but not really gaining weight.Will high geodon (ziprasidone) dose make me gain weight?
I've been on a lot of antipsychotics gained weight when off i lose weight i'm being winged off zyprexa (olanzapine) are there any that don't cause weight gain?
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
Does Cymbalta cause weight gain. Also your thoughts on Effexor (venlafaxine). Don't want to gain weight and am currently on Wellburin.tx?
Be careful!: Even non-pregnant people need to be very cautious combining Wellbutrin (bupropion) with either of those medications - seizure risk is increased as well as other risks. All anti-depressant seem to result in weight gain for some folk - even ones that cause loss in others. In your case - definitely work w/ your OBGYN to be safe. Try to find a diet plan that will be good for you, your baby and weight control. ...Read more
Quetiapine (brand seroquel) is classified as an atypical antipsychotic medication. It is fda approved to treat schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and as an adjunct with antidepressants in the treatment of major depressive disorder. Serious side effects include tardive dyskinesia, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, and metabolic syndrome with weight gain, risk of ...Read more