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Abilify does cause weight gain
Saturday, September 13, 2003 3:58 pm Email this article
The anti-psychotic drug Abilify (aripiprazole) does cause weight gain according to a recently published review paper about the weight gaining potential of anti-psychotic drugs. However, Abilify (aripiprazole) may lower blood sugar levels as well as blood lipid levels.
Aripiprazole is used to treat schizophrenia.
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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