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I'm on clomipramine, Zoloft (sertraline) and zyprexa. My mood is pretty well now but gaining weight v rapidly. Shall I take metformin to control obesity? Advice pl

Yes. Metformin is definitely indicated in this circumstance. Low dose topiramate or Diethylpropion can also help if needed. Watching your total caloric intake and especially carbohydrate intake will be important. Work with a dietician if necessary. Exercise as recommended by your physician is also very important. Best wishes. Read more...

My pdoc advised me zoloft, (sertraline) anafranil and zyprexa. My weight increasing very rapidly. Shall I take glucophage for weight loss without prescription?

No. The first thing is to look into healthy diet and exercise routine. Although, the above medications can cause increase in appetite, you should be able to change your diet to eat healthier to minimize their adverse effects. Also, you should work with your doctor and see if there are less aggressive weight gainer alternatives that can be used instead of some of those meds (abilify (aripiprazole) vs. Zyprexa). Read more...
Please don't. Anafranil is reported to be associated with weight gain in up to 18% & increased appetite in up to 11% of people. Zoloft is associated with weight gain in 1% to 10% of people. Zyprexa has been associated with weight gains that are greater or equal to 7% of a person's body weight in up to 89.4 % of people. Please talk to your doctor about considering a different atypical antipsychotic. . Read more...

My doc me advised Zoloft (sertraline) 100mg & Zyprexa 5mg. My problem is that with Zyprexa I can't even wake up in mornings & go work. Any advise that save my job?

There are plenty . there are plenty alternatives to both Zoloft (sertraline) and zyprexa in their own classes on medications. Depending from causes of your depression social anxiety old treatment could be directed to non psychotropic route as well. You might need to ask your doc directly for it. Thanks. Read more...