Antidepressants That May Cause Weight Loss

Antidepressants That May Cause Weight Loss

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Many antidepressants cause weight gain.

Citalopram hydrobromide (Celexa), an antidepressant, can help people ** Weight gain, a known side-effect of antidpressants, may be ** in citalopram, according to ___

what it's for, how it works early vs long-term patients at risk

may be prescribed for people who have gained weight on other meds

also need exercise and diet to lose weight

Key Concepts

SSRI-related weight loss
antidepressant weight loss

References

Current Psychiatry: How to Control Weight Gain When Prescribing Antidepressants [http://www.currentpsychiatry.com/home/article/how-to-control-weight-gain-when-prescribing-antidepressants/0012fcacac4a11153a88e244319a7b1c.html?tx_ttnews[sViewPointer]=1]
Handbook of Psychiatric Drug Therapy; Lawrence A. Labbate, Maurizio Fava, Jerrold F. Rosenbaum & George W. Arana [http://books.google.com/books?id=xrZfcE8MydIC&pg=PA79&dq=citalopram+weight&hl=en&sa=X&ei=JdPZUoeDC4ztoAS09ILQDg&ved=0CFcQ6AEwBA#v=onepage&q=citalopram%20weight&f=false]
Journal of Obesity: Weight Gain, Obesity, and Psychotropic Prescribing [http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3034985/]

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Marcy Brinkley's articles about health care and legal issues have appeared in "Texas Health Law Reporter" and the "State Bar of Texas Health Law Section Report." She holds a bachelor's degree in nursing, a master's degree in business administration and a Doctor of Jurisprudence. Comments to the Reviewer Edit Draft Submit for Review

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