Weight contol for anti psychotic medication

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I am a sufferer with schizophrenia and as such have been on a depot injection for five years and much as its very effective it has unfortunately slowed my metabolic rate to a virtual grinding halt, adding to my accompanying depression, also suffered, however today my Consultant told me about a tablet that can help with weight gain called Orlistat, I have yet to discuss it's suitability for me with my GP and see about going on it but I just wondered if any of you who find the weight gain with anti psychotic medication a bit heavy going had heard of it or been prescribed it, any responses welcome and I'll keep you all posted, seeing GP in three weeks. Best wishes Fiona

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