The Carlat Psychiatry Podcast
Weight Gain on Psych Meds
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