Zoloft Weight Loss

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Jeff CV
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   Posted 9/1/2009 11:20 AM (GMT -6)   
I've been on Zoloft for a couple of months and have lost 25lbs. Has anyone experienced this rapid rate of weight loss? I'm curious as to what others have done to stop the weight loss.

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   Posted 9/1/2009 4:47 PM (GMT -6)   

Jeff,

The majority of the info claims Zoloft causes weight gain.  That is a lot of weight.  You may need a medication change.

Sincerely

Kitt


 

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   Posted 9/1/2009 11:15 PM (GMT -6)   

Oh boy- im an Aussie so i had to try and convert my weight to pounds- I gained around 60 pounds on Zoloft. I did that within 3 months of being on it. I went from being a tall, skinny girl to now being a tall, overweight person. it affects everyone diferently but most people i know who are on it have all gained weight.

Maybe your doc can give you a better idea? id love to drop 25 pounds. ok id love to lose double that! also- nervous anxiety burns calories really fast. if im in a state of prolonged, high anxiety, i lose weight rapidly. But as fat as Zoloft has made me, its also done the best job of all the antidepressants ive been on. Catch 22.

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   Posted 9/2/2009 6:00 AM (GMT -6)   
hi jeffcv. jamie here. zoloft was my first anti-dep i was on. a long long time ago. it was not for me, reasons, plenty!! although had similar up's n downs with ad's and anti-psychotics, in particular, zyprexa, packed it on, mirtazapine however i went the other way and lost my appetite. welcome, and i look forward to sharing with you. all the best, see your doc soon. jamie, male, 37.
 
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Jenniflower
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   Posted 9/2/2009 10:34 PM (GMT -6)   
Zyprexa is notorious for weight gain. Zoloft never effected me that much...

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   Posted 9/5/2009 4:12 AM (GMT -6)   
cheers jenniflower. good to hear your response. keep posting. jamie.
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