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Re: prozac weight gain

Posted by Matt on March 28, 1999, at 18:06:55

In reply to Re: prozac weight gain, posted by harry on March 28, 1999, at 13:27:42

> 25 pound weight gain isn't uncommon at all.
> in fact, this is likely the average gain in general.
> apparently people gain 1-40% or so of their body weight..with approx 10-20% likely, with SSRI's in general.


Where are these stats from? I find this most interesting. We've gone from thinking of these as diet drugs to thinking that they cause all sorts of weight gain. (Though I've not seen anything that indicates that 25 pounds (given a normal body weight) is a "common" weight gain on SSRIs.)





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