Gained 30 lbs on Cymbalta/Abilify

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

red lightening
Veteran Member

Date Joined Jan 2009
Total Posts : 620
   Posted 10/19/2009 5:49 PM (GMT -6)   
I've gained 30 lbs in 6 months despite power walking an hour every day
and limiting calories. I have a pdoc appt. on Wed and I want to switch meds
to something that won't make me gain weight.

I'm really bummed about my weight.

Does anyone know if Celexa makes you gain weight? Or any other meds?

Veteran Member

Date Joined May 2007
Total Posts : 3715
   Posted 10/19/2009 6:09 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi red lightening,

Both weight gain and weight loss are associated with Celexa. Unfortunately, weight gain is very common with SSRI's. Definitely talk to your doc, though, because some are weight neutral, and a good psych will know which ones are better.

Co-Moderator, Bipolar Forum
Bipolar II

"Bipolar disorder can be a great teacher. It's a challenge, but it can set you up to be able to do almost anything else in your life." - CARRIE FISHER

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Wednesday, October 26, 2016 8:10 PM (GMT -6)
There are a total of 2,712,623 posts in 299,113 threads.
View Active Threads

Who's Online
This forum has 153690 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, ddinkel.
359 Guest(s), 11 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
Khawdash, Kirky98, cjl120, ontheflipside, Scaredy Cat, Xmaslover, Girlie, walterk55, Serfr, Sherrine, saozemko

Follow on Facebook  Follow on Twitter  Follow on Pinterest

©1996-2016 LLC  All rights reserved.

Advertise | Privacy Policy & Disclaimer