Prestiq? Prozac? Anyone? Anyone? :)

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badgenetics1
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   Posted 10/7/2008 4:41 PM (GMT -6)   
Ok, I know I asked this previously on the A/P forum.  But I continue to struggle with weight issues on Lexapro, very frustrating b/c I am training to run competitively.  I went off lex for a while and did not do well, am essentially very scared to go back to where I was a year ago w/o medication. But off Lex my weight dropped fast.
 
Going to Dr. tomorrow, she put Prestiq on the table, Prozac as well.  I know all these SSRI/SNRI affect everyone differently, but please share any exp with these drugs.  Especially related to weight.
 
Thanks as Always!
 
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   Posted 10/7/2008 5:50 PM (GMT -6)   

Ask about Wellbutrin.................it usually does not cause weight gain.

Prestiq is so new I don't know if there is enough info out yet to be able to tell is it puts on pounds.  It is very expensive.

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Kythe
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   Posted 10/7/2008 8:02 PM (GMT -6)   
Well I've never heard of prestiq, but I've had bad experiences with prozac. It gave me migraines and it also caused me to start hurting myself.
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