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What are good choices for antidepressants and anti anxiety meds that do not cause weight gain that I can discuss with my psychiatrist?

Lexapro (escitalopram) . Lexapro (escitalopram) is suppose to be weight neutral and is indicated for anxiety and depression. Well but run decreases your appetite and helps with depression. It is not as good for anxiety. Read more...

Is Buspar (buspirone) an anti anxiety med? Weight gain? Does it have to be taken every day? Or is it like valium. Thanks

Yes, maybe, yes, no. It is an anti-anxiety drug and for some it does seem to increase appetite and result in weight gain and it is to be taken regularly as directed - it is not a PRN-type (for the moment) medication. Discuss this at length w/ your doctor and if they are not experts - ask for a referral to have your needs evaluated. Add therapy to optimize effectiveness of any drug tx. Best! Read more...