a side effect? Lexapro working well for depression/anxiety but need to gain weight. Difficult to gain due to Ulc. Colitis/IBD so cannot afford to lose weight but side effects of appetite loss and weight loss with Lexapro. Any other SSRI that does not have this?
I'm really trying to relate here hon, but in my book there are no antidepressants that do not cause weight gain. That is a major side effect of them. Does it have to be an ssri? What about Wellbutrin? I'm wondering if that would make you gain weight, since its supposed to make people loose weight.
It's more a matter of which ones have this affect on you, I'm sure you already have looked into the wide variety of nutritional angles you can take to achieve this goal, and oddly enough most of these meds have the opposite effect. Have you consulted with a Nutritionist?
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