Will I lose weight after stopping clozapine or olanzapine?

Or is my metabolism screwed for life ?

Have you lost weight after stopping olanzapine or clozapine ?

I can’t lose weight. I lose one kg, then i take it back. I’m 120kgs

I took 20mg Olanzapine for two years, and I put on 35 kilos.

That was 6 years ago now

I was 96 kilos in the end, but now I am 68 kilos but my pre-AP weight was 59 kilos.

My weight has fluctuated a few times, but this time I am doing a physical job, so that helps me lose weight

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Olanzapine screws your body for life. It shouldnt be legal. You will lose it but its 100 times harder than if you never had taken it !

İ used to gain 25 kilo on clozapine.after quit clozapine i loose all 25 kilo inside of 1 and half month


I had a really hard time with Seroquel because I gained 13 kg in 2 years. The last year I have lost 10 kg by avoiding sucker and by eating whole grains only and lots of veggies and a little meat.

Yeah youll loose weight after stopping meds. But i got hospitalize when i stopped meds, relapse. And the problem is the doctor will give you higher dose because of relapse and gained more weight. So, one step ahead two step back. I was on Olanzapine.

When I switched from Olanzapine to seroquel, I lost 5 lbs in less than two weeks. I just wasn’t hungry. But it also made my body ache, so much so that I returned to Olan. I’ve been on it for about 20 years now and I’ve gained 50 lbs total. putting on the weight is very easy, taking it off takes discipline.

Im tapering down clozapine and will eventually stop it and increase amisulpride instead.


Yeah this month ill get low dose of Abilify untill 10mg, then theyll slowly decrease my Olanzapine from 20mg.