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If I reduce my seroxat dosage, how long before I see weight

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If I reduce my seroxat dosage, how long before I see weight loss?
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Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. D. Love replied 2 years ago.
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Whenever the dose of Seroxat is adjusted, including when starting or stopping the drug, it will take 2-3 weeks for the effect of the change to be apparent. So if the dose is reduced and the weight gain is due to the higher dose of the Seroxat, then you would typically start seeing some weight loss after the third week.

Some people that develop weight gain from the Seroxat need to get completely off the Seroxat before they notice weight loss.

If I can provide any clarification, please let me know.