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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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