Sertraline inhibits increases in body fat and carbohydrate dysregulation in adult female cynomolgus monkeys.

@article{SilversteinMetzler2016SertralineII,
  title={Sertraline inhibits increases in body fat and carbohydrate dysregulation in adult female cynomolgus monkeys.},
  author={Marnie G. Silverstein-Metzler and Carol A. Shively and Thomas B. Clarkson and Susan E. Appt and John Jeffrey Carr and Stephen B. Kritchevsky and Sara R Jones and Thomas C Register},
  journal={Psychoneuroendocrinology},
  year={2016},
  volume={68},
  pages={29-38}
}
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants are widely prescribed for depression and other disorders. SSRIs have become one of the most commonly used drugs in the United States, particularly by women. Acute effects on body composition and carbohydrate metabolism have been reported, but little is known regarding the effects of chronic SSRI use. We evaluated the effects of chronic administration of a commonly prescribed SSRI, sertraline HCl, on body weight and composition, fat… CONTINUE READING
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