Sarah Jio, Glamour magazine
Ever wonder about the most frequent medications that may lead to weight gain? The list, according to one medical expert...
Joseph Colella, M.D., F.A.C.S., of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is here to share some common medications that could lead to weight gain:
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1. Antidepressants: "One of the commonly prescribed, major offenders in sabotaging weight loss, are the anti-depressant drugs," he says. "As a frequent side effect, we often see an increase in appetite shortly after the administration of the medications. These medications can have an effect on individuals to allow them to not take things so seriously, and to help alleviate anxiety. The net result can be to allow an individual to exercise less scrutiny over what they eat, and to pay less attention to what they weigh." What to do? Don't go off any antidepressant without talking to your doctor first, but if you feel your medication