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Sertraline - Does this make you gain weight and also what's the experience coming off of it?


WildcatVet 2 Oct 2021

Hi, Mellc!
Not necessarily... like all psychotropic drugs weight changes are possible but with sertraline it can go either way:
"Common (1% to 10% of users): Anorexia, increased/decreased appetite, weight increased/decreased"
I had no problem with any weight change at all. I had to stop the medication because of an unrelated medical problem and my doctor titered my dose down over a couple of weeks with no discontinuation problems at all.

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depression, weight loss (obesity/overweight), post traumatic stress disorder, panic disorder, sertraline, weight, anxiety and stress

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