are clinical trials that show some correlation between Sertraline and
Weight Loss. But there has only been one study that I've found that
actually looked at Sertraline HCL weight loss.
of the major warnings in the handouts that go with a prescription warns
that you should seek cousel with your doctor if you experience major
Sertraline weight loss.
Looking through the
documentation available you will find that in the clinical trials that
have been done, there has been found a very short term effect of Sertraline on weight loss.
In the published
documentation of the clinical trials, it is shown that in the course of
the first 6 weeks or so, Sertraline weight loss comes to about 2-3
pounds, compared to other antidepressants that show increases in weight.
this type of antidepressant medication, over the long term, causes
Of course, one of the known side
effects of Sertraline HCL is a decrease in appetite, which could lead
to weight loss.
There have been no long term studies
to date to the correlation of Sertraline HCL weight loss. But, then
again, there haven't been any long term trials of Sertraline published
Since most Selective Seratonin Reuptake
Inhibitor (SSRI) medications for depression, generally show an increase
in weight, it is wise to embark on some form of weight loss regiment to
counteract these effects.
By taking on the 7 Habits
of Weight Loss, it is possible to to take experience the Positive
effects of Sertraline and control potential weight gain.
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