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Can somebody tell me how can Prozac (fluoxetine) cause weight gain?

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Dr. Shariq Refai
Psychiatry
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In brief: Usually

Usually medications dont cause weight gain they cause increased appetite.
Sometimes with antidepressants, depression causes appetite loss, so when you take antidepressants and start feeling better you start eating more and then blame it on the medicine.

In brief: Usually

Usually medications dont cause weight gain they cause increased appetite.
Sometimes with antidepressants, depression causes appetite loss, so when you take antidepressants and start feeling better you start eating more and then blame it on the medicine.
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