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I am overweight and I am due for an operation in three months.Is

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I am overweight and I am due for an operation in three months.Is Citalopram stopping me from losing weight.I am 67 years old with a history of eating disorders and depression
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. SH replied 2 years ago.
Dr. Shahzad MD :

Hi there. Thank you for your question. I will be helping you out with your queries

Dr. Shahzad MD :

No, actually it is not the citalopram.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

In fact studies indicate that citalopram may actually cause a bit of weight loss rather than weight gain.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

So it is not your citalopram that is preventing you from losing weight.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

Let me know if you have more questions.

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Customer:

is it just lack of will power that's preventing me

Dr. Shahzad MD :

I think it may be lack of will power yes.

Dr. Shahzad MD :

I agree.

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