i took 3 shots of the depo and stopped due to severe anxiety disorder that i developped. now i missed the 4th shot this month and i have been losing weight without trying... i am on sertraline for anxiety but just want to know what is causing the weight loss... I have lost 5 pouns within 2 months and i went to the doctor and had all kinds of testing done and everything came back normal... please advice
Hi, on rare occasions, loss of appetite/appetite changes have been reported. Weight GAIN is listed as a potential side effect, but not weight loss. I checked the side effects for Sertraline as well, and again, weight GAIN is listed, but not weight loss. I would try not to be too worried, unless the weight loss continues. Do you have a small frame, that losing 5lb would be a problem for? I assume your thyroid function has been checked?
I'm 19 years old and I tried the depo shot for my first time about 2 months ago or so but anyway every since I got the shot my weight has dropped. I'm already skinny, I weighed 100 pounds before I got the shot, after I got it I lost 6 pounds now I am very underweight and I really do think the shot affects ppl differently. I got it because I thought it would help me gain weight instead I lost more :/ Since I can't remove the shot I got I just started taking multi vitamins to help me boost my appetite. I will probably never get that shot again it's probably just not for us.
- Sertraline Information for Consumers
- Sertraline Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Sertraline (detailed)
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