Weight changes on fluoxetine as a function of baseline weight in depressed outpatients.

@article{Orzack1990WeightCO,
  title={Weight changes on fluoxetine as a function of baseline weight in depressed outpatients.},
  author={Maressa Hecht Orzack and Lawrence Friedman and David W. Marby},
  journal={Psychopharmacology bulletin},
  year={1990},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={
          327-30
        }
}
In order to test the hypothesis that weight changes on fluoxetine are a function of baseline weight, we divided a group of 39 depressed outpatients into 3 groups based on the Fogarty table: ideal, underweight, and overweight. Subjects were participants in an open label depression trial that was carried out over 3 years. Doses ranged from 20 mg to 80 mg depending on the patients' response and side effect profile. Demographic data, weights and Hamilton Rating Scale for Depression (HAM-D) scores… CONTINUE READING

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