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My daughter is currently taking quetiapine but her weight

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Hi. My daughter is currently taking quetiapine but her weight has sored to the level of obesity. Is there an alternative drug, even if it has to be paid for privately that she could take?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 1 year ago.

Hi and welcome.

What is age of your daughter and why is she taking this drug?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi
She's 29 and has been diagnosed with borderline personality disorder
Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for reply.

There are medications like effexor or wellbutrin which can be used in this disorder and these medications do not cause weight gain. I would suggest you to talk to your doctor for switching the medication to one of these as obesity itself increases this problem.

Expert:  Dr Uzair replied 1 year ago.
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