NicN

357d

Hey guys. I switched from celexa to lexapro. I upped my dosage of lexapro to 15 mg about 10 weeks ago. Finally my ocd/severe anxiety/depression symptoms are almost gone and I feel normal, but my stomach is so bloated and I look pregnant. I am up 4 pounds on the scale. Any hope of fighting this weight on this medication? It really works for me but sadly I’m gaining weight without changing my diet.

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  • Lindelaur

    356d

    Yeah weight has always been an issue for me once I started depression meds. May have to tweak diet and do some exercise to combat it. For me it’s worth it to feel better mentally

  • FieryRedhead

    275d

    Exercise and take digestive enzymes and probiotics to help aid digestion since antidepressants can slow it down hence why you maybe bloated.

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