Depression meds and weight gain?

tooj68tooj68 Registered Users Posts: 471
Hi. I was recently prescribed Paxil for anxiety, etc and have been on it for about a month. I haven't noticed this, but I keep reading online how Paxil can cause major weight gain. Ugh! I am happy with the meds but am so worried that this might happen. Anyone exeperience any weight gain with Paxil, etc? Thanks!

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  • WavingNotCurlingWavingNotCurling Registered Users Posts: 150
    Hi, this response is a little late. Special thanks to the spammer who bumped it up there again. Weight gain is listed as a side effect for almost all anti depressants. If you've been on it for a month and haven't noticed anything then I wouldn't worry about it. If it does become a problem for you, then mention it to your doctor. There are plenty of anti depressants on the market now to choose from.
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