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Took sertaline 25 and started gaining weight. Is this due to sertaline 25?

I have been taking Sertaline 25 for last couple of years. And I have put on lot of weight as well during this period. Not sure if it is a side effect. I have put on around 15 KGs and feel like I am overweight with 80 KGs weight. I also tried getting rid of Sertaline but the electric like shock sensation brings me back to the dosage.
Asked On : Thu, 28 Feb 2013
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Taking any anti depressant has side effect that they increases the chances of weight gain .. But putting on huge weight can not be blamed with only taking those medicines. There will be some other causes like your food habits, lack of exercise and some other hormonal problems . So Consult your physician and rule out the exact cause of it.
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