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Does bupropion typically cause weight loss or gain?

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masso 4 Mar 2021

Hello,

It may cause weight gain/loss depending on how your organism reacts to this antidepressant.

Metabolic
Very common (10% or more): Weight loss greater than 2.3 kg (up to 28%), weight gain greater than 2.3 kg (up to 11%)

Common (1% to 10%): Anorexia, decreased appetite, increased appetite, thirst/thirst disturbance

Source: https://www.drugs.com/sfx/bupropion-side-effects.html

Regards, masso

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WildcatVet 4 Mar 2021

2.3kgs = 5.07lbs
Your chance of weight loss is greater than weight gain but, as masso said, everyone's metabolism responds differently to this medication.
Best regards, Wildcat

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