The Carlat Psychiatry Podcast

The Carlat Psychiatry Podcast

Weight Gain on Psych Meds

August 19, 2019

Metformin is the top antidote for antipsychotic weight gain, but is it good for patient's health or just their looks? We explore how to use it, delve into its fabled anti-aging effects, and end with a new discovery that may help people lose weight while they sleep.

Publication Date: 8/12/19

Runtime: 19 minutes, 51 seconds

Articles Referenced: "Medication Side Effects Part II: Weight Gain, Akathisia, Hair Loss, and Orthostasis," The Carlat Psychiatry Report, August, 2019