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I am on Aripiprazole 10mg in the morning & I am on a dose of

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I am on Aripiprazole 10mg in the morning & I am on a dose of 200mg Seroquel at night to get to sleep for schizophrenia - is there another sleeping medication that does not gain weight ?

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Hello if you have an answer regarding the question that would be great

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Welbutrin (buproprion) is something that you can discuss with your doctor for this

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it is an atypical antidepressant

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and also used off label as a sedative

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it is useful for depression associated with schizophrenia and the negative symptoms of schizophrenia

Customer:

Ok thankyou very much

Dr. P Jyoti :

also among all antidepressants it is the one known not to cause weight gain and in fact there is some evidence that it causes weight loss

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discuss this with your doctor

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do you have any further questions?

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No thankyou im happy

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