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... for maybe a month before stopping it. I too was worried about weight gain. I never gained any weight during that month though. I hope you don't gain any weight either. ... (4 replies)
... I am also on 450mg of lithium and have not had an issue with weight gain.... I have been on it for over a year now and also have not had any thyroid issue either. But, your blood work does need to be monitored closely if you are on lithium. ... (4 replies)
... I am on lithium and have not gained any weight at all so maybe you will be fine. The thyroid issue on the other hand has been a problem for me. I have been on Lithium for almost eight months and in that short time I developed an underactive thyroid. ... (4 replies)

... Just started on 300mg of lithium and will move to 600mg starting tonight. ... (4 replies)
... Thanks for your rapid responses. I really appreciate it. How long does it take for the weight gain to start showing, if it does? ... (4 replies)
... Jack, I understand your apprehension and concern about the weight gain. ... (11 replies)
... I was diagnosed bipolar 6 years ago. I was put on 150 mg of lamictal 80 mg of geodon and can't remember how much lithium. I've always been a little overweight but once I started lithium my wright just melted off. Got down to 117 lbs. ... (4 replies)
... Hiya and welcome to the board! ... (3 replies)
... psychotics in addition to antidepressants, none have been successful until now. my psyc prescribed Seroquel 3 months ago and it's working but I am having rapid weight gain. My body is changing shape in places it never has in the past. ... (9 replies)
... I think it causes weight gain, but thats me personally. My brother is on lithium and has had no weight gain. ... (8 replies)
... Thank you all so much for sharing your thoughts and experiences on this issue. I will definitely keep you posted on what we decide. ... (24 replies)
... I commend you on your honesty in what you are doing in regard to your meds and as everyone knows there are tradeoffs to maintaining stability. ... (13 replies)
... I have gained so much weight on all of the different meds I've been on through the years. My doctor has added topomax and I'm hoping it will allow me to lose some weight even though I'm on lithium and that is a real weight gainer for me. ... (5 replies)
... abdominal pain, hypotension, alopecia, edema, fever, anorexia, sleep disturbances and tremor. ... (77 replies)
... Weight gain, yes, and sleep disturbance, I don't know what it is to get a full nights sleep, off and on all night for years. ... (77 replies)
... J, Glad you lowered you dose of Prozac and got some relief. Before asking to change your meds. ... (11 replies)
... I have been on lamictal since Feb and added lithium in March I think it was or maybe beg of April and I haven't gained a lb. Of course, I work out every morning, I have since before diagnosis. ... (4 replies)
Weight gain
Feb 23, 2010
... I went on Lithium for about three months and put on thirty pounds. I went off the lithium about a month ago, and sure enough... NO weight loss. just hanging around like bad baggage. I did myself a favor and got rid of my summer clothin that I won't fit into. ... (25 replies)
... My psychotherapist did not want to put me on Lithium since a very common side effect is weight gain. ... (7 replies)
... I know at one point my pdoc put me on Topamax because it wasn't suppose to cause weight gain..... of course, I was probably the 1 in 10,000 that did gain weight..... I agree that we are all chemically different and what creates weight gain in some may not in others.... ... (77 replies)


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