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Re: Does Nardil cause weight gain? Pls advise!

Posted by cosis on July 16, 2003, at 11:09:50

In reply to Re: Does Nardil cause weight gain? Pls advise! cosis, posted by ace on July 16, 2003, at 0:44:00

> > > My psych doc prescribed me Nardil (phenelzine). When I asked about weight gain she said she had not heard of Nardil being associated with weight gain.
> > >
> > > But I thought that certian MAOIs and Nardil in particular were known to commonly cause noticeable weight gain. Maybe I got that wrong or is it true?
> > >
> > > If I Google for this information I get rather inconclusive replies. There are references in Google to weight gain but those references seem to be the sort of thing which are only mentioned in passing.
> > >
> > > Can someone comment on this PLEASE!
> > >
> > > (1) How likely is weight gain with Nardil?
> > >
> > > (2) How great might the weight gain be - as far as it is possible to say with such a variable thing?
> > >
> > > Thank you.
> > >
> > > David
> >
> >
> > You may notice a increase in diet, especially for carbs...... I have been able to fight the cravings and keep my weight the same for several months now. At first I overate like a pig because I wasn't use to gaining weight. I gained 20 pounds but then lost 15 when I came off Nardil and have been able to maintain it by not eating junk
> >
> > nick
>
> Nick I've noticed the weight annoys you- much more than me. Have you considered using a medication for this. If so, let us know, I'll search on this. I know there is some you can use.
> Ace.

Ace I am actually doing well now with my diet, but thanks for your concern :)
Nick


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