I've been on Lexapro, but am weaning myself off of it, due to the weight-gain I've experienced being on it. The weight-gain has made my anxiety worse! Just wondering if Buspar might be a better option for me. Thanks!
Is weight-gain a common side-effect with Buspar?
- 13 Jul 2015 by clsegal
- 20 February 2016
Hi CL. This might be too little, too late. I just noticed that this was not a recent post! But if anyone wants to know... I also gained about 20 pounds while taking lexapro. When I quit taking it, I was prescribed Buspar, and it took a couple of weeks to kick in. But very quickly after that, I lost all 20 pounds. I forgot to mention that my doctor had also started me on generic wellbutrin. I don't like lexapro for myself. My current meds. are very effective. "G"
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