Sertraline 100mg

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does this med make you gain weight? I've been on th 50mg for 2 weeks and completely lost my appetite but it's just been upped to 100mg and I am worried. I already feel massive and causes more depression and anxiety as it is 

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    Hi

    it generally causes weight loss initially, but longer term some find weight gain results. However, the improvement of your depression may help with your weight in itself? 

    Best of luck 

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    I did not gain weight on Sertraline.  Took it for years.  Did gain a lot of weight on Effexor.  We all react differently though, someone may gain weight, and another may lose weight on same drug, and some stay the same.  It is difficult for anyone to say you will gain weight.  I completely lost my appetite when I stopped Effexor and lost all the gained weight.

    Don't worry about your weight at this stage, just concentrate on trying to feel better. 

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    In my experience I didn't gain any weight until I went on Sertraline, I gained 20lbs (nearly two stones), I ate normally and worked out 3 days a week. I've been back on Citalopram for about a year but I'm still strugging to lose more than 5lbs
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