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What antidepressants cause metabolic syndrome?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
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In brief: Metabolic syndrome

Any medications that elevate cholesterol & sugar & weight, such as Paxil (paroxetine) & symbiax.

In brief: Metabolic syndrome

Any medications that elevate cholesterol & sugar & weight, such as Paxil (paroxetine) & symbiax.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. William Haynes
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Tricyclic

Antidepressants such as amitriptyline, imipramine, Doxepin are likely to cause weight gain, BP increases and metabolic syndrome.
So do drugs like depakote, lithium, Risperidone and other antipsychotics that are used for depression.

In brief: Tricyclic

Antidepressants such as amitriptyline, imipramine, Doxepin are likely to cause weight gain, BP increases and metabolic syndrome.
So do drugs like depakote, lithium, Risperidone and other antipsychotics that are used for depression.
Dr. William Haynes
Dr. William Haynes
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