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Sertindole causes 10 pound weight gain
Saturday, September 13, 2003 3:53 pm Email this article
The anti-psychotic drug sertindole (not available in the U.S.) causes an average weight gain of 7.3 pounds in six weeks according to one study and 10.1 pounds after one year according to another study. This according to a recently published review paper about the weight gaining potential of anti-psychotic drugs.
Tardieu S, Micallef J, Gentile S, Blin O. Weight gain profiles of new anti-psychotics: public health consequences. Obes Rev. 2003 Aug, 4(3):129-38.
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