compared to other anti psychotics
Gaining weight is a common side effect of many atypical antipsychotic medications like Saphris. While a small increase of about two to four pounds is typical during treatment, some people can gain large amounts of weight while taking this medicine. In one year-long study, a large weight gain (of at least 7% of body weight) occurred in 14.7% of people taking this drug.
Interestingly, the people with the lowest starting weight were most likely to gain a significant amount.
However, please do talk to the doc who prescribed the med for more info, please take care.
- Saphris Information for Consumers
- Saphris Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Saphris (detailed)
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