Brintellix And Weight Gain

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Cyrena Says:
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Hey, I have been on brintellix I would say for about 2 months. I am on the 10mg daily. I myself have experienced horrible migraines and nausea, though I have also experienced weight gain. I was taken off lexapro due to mild weight gain on it and was switched to this medication bc I was told there would be no weight gain. I am contemplating taking myself off of this medication due to this issue as well as the horrible migraines



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Verwon Says:

Hello, Cyrena! How are you?

Weight gain is not a listed side effect, as reported by the FDA, however, there is no way to know how any given medication will possibly affect any person that takes it, because we are all different.

Its typical side effects do include the headaches and nausea that you experienced, as well as diarrhea and flushing.

Are you on any other medications?

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