Antidepressants and antipsychotics are two medications that may lead to weight gain.
Antidepressants can cause weight gain by increasing appetite and altering metabolism.
Antipsychotics can cause weight gain by increasing appetite and slowing metabolism.
Patients should not stop taking their medication without consulting their doctor.
Patients should talk to their doctor about the potential for weight gain and discuss alternative medications.
Patients can also make lifestyle changes to prevent weight gain, such as exercising regularly and eating a healthy diet.