Psychotropic drug-induced weight gain alleviated with orlistat: a case series.


Weight gain is a common side effect associated with antidepressant, anxiolytic, and antipsychotic drug use. Obesity is a risk factor for several other disorders, including hypertension, diabetes, and coronary artery disease. To date, there have been few safe, well-tolerated, and effective pharmacological agents available to alleviate weight gain in general… (More)