Posted by Timebomb on May 30, 2012, at 14:31:41
I am a rather anxious patient just starting a regime of Prozac treatment.
I enjoy weight training and manipulating my body fat and lean mass in the gym. I'm due a fat loss stage, but I'm very concerned about the reports I read EVERYWHERE about Prozac (and other SSRIs) either causing weight gain, or stalling fat loss progress.
I thought it might be a help to ask here about experiences. I understand people on SSRIs might become complacent with food and eat more without knowing etc, but...
Is there anyone here who made an active attempt to lose weight (calorie counting etc.) but couldn't while on SSRIs? If so, can you usually lose weight normally while off the medication?
Conversely, did anyone notice no difference, even on long term treatment?
Thanks in advance for any help. It really is appreciated.