Psycho-Babble Medication | about biological treatments | Framed
This thread | Show all | Post follow-up | Start new thread | List of forums | Search | FAQ

Can I say all 3 :-( ?? Steeler Tookahn

Posted by Krissy P on March 11, 2003, at 22:29:57

In reply to Zyprexa and dastardly weight, posted by Steeler Tookahn on March 11, 2003, at 18:11:35

Hi, I took Zyprexa and I gained weight. I took it when I got ECT because according to my pdoc at the time, I was not to be on any meds, so Zyprexa was one he said ok on. I also take Lamictal and have never had a problem with weight gain. I suffered for so long trying to find a med combo that wouldn't affect my weight (kinda hard), BUT, my med combo is pretty good, and I am actually losing weight since starting back on the Effexor and Lamictal nearly 2 weeks ago. I wish you all the best. My friend is BP, and Topomax helped her lose 100 Lbs. Yes, really. She was a cutter also, so it helped her BPD tendencies, from what she told me.
Best of luck and keep us posted please,
Kristen
==================================================================================================


> I'm taking Zyprexa for Bi-polar disorder and it has been incredibly effective. Unfortunately with each increase of the dosage I gain more weight. I can't really determine if it's because I'm hungry so I'm just eating more, or whether it is affecting my metabolism (or some other direct effect). Sometimes we lower the dose and I start to lose the weight immediately.
> The doctor has told me I can start Topomax for the weight but I'd hate to add one more thing to the mix considering the billions of meds I'm taking now.
> I guess I'm hoping to hear from somebody who has taken Zyprex and beaten the weight gain -I wouldn't mind hearing from those losing the weight gain fight either.
>
> Thanks,
> Steeler


Share
Tweet  

Thread

 

Post a new follow-up

Your message only Include above post


Notify the administrators

They will then review this post with the posting guidelines in mind.

To contact them about something other than this post, please use this form instead.

 

Start a new thread

 
Google
dr-bob.org www
Search options and examples
[amazon] for
in

This thread | Show all | Post follow-up | Start new thread | FAQ
Psycho-Babble Medication | Framed

poster:Krissy P thread:208179
URL: http://www.dr-bob.org/babble/20030310/msgs/208248.html