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Why does nortriptyline cause weight gain in people?

Several. This is tca which cause dry mouth, confused with hunger (use sugar free gum and candy and floride rinse and drink water). Calming effect may reduce metabolism- counter with exercise and better diet. Read more...

I have the problem with depression years. Which medications will help me not cause weight gain and not mike me tired?

Feeling Good. There are several types of depression. Reactive depression occurs as a result of loss and eventually we adjust. If one does not adjust or if the cause is not clear certainly seek professional help. "feeling good" by david burns is an excellent self-help book based on science. Don't let the thickness of it intimidate you. Take it bit by bit. The very best to you. Don't rely on medication only. Read more...

Why do medications used to treat depression cause weight gain?

Craving for food. Most anti deppressents cause weight gain, the exact mechanism is not clear. It could be due to decrease in deppressive symptoms, increased cravings for carbohydrates, increased appetite and changes in some receptor activity in the brain/appetite center which could make you crave for food. Also there could be a genetic component involved as some patients tend to have more weight gain than others. Read more...

Help I need a depression pill that doesn't cause weight gain? And can also help fibromyalgia and OCD.

Talk to doctor. There are several newer medications that fit your criteria... Servile, Cymbalta (duloxetine) and Fetzima are all good choices. Talk to your doctor about which would be best for you. Read more...