This patient support community is for discussions relating to weight loss alternatives, programs, and dietary supplements. How to Lose Weight on Lexapro. With obesity an American epidemic and more people now on antidepressants (like Lexapro) than ever before, some people find themselves Lexapro and Weight Loss Last Updated: Aug 28, 2013 | By David B. Ryan. Weight loss is only one side effect of Lexapro. Photo Credit loss weight image by As this eMedTV segment explains, weight loss is a rare Lexapro side effect. This article discusses how often this side effect occurs and explains that you should talk i have anxiety and also eating disorder and i do not want this drug to make me gain weight from a pill. does this lexapro do that? i bee on it for 3 I’ve been on 20mg Lexapro and Wellbutrin 150XL for three years and I haven’t noticed any real weight gain. Lexapro is not known for weight gain. .
Since Lexapro effects the brain chemistry to help balance the serotonin levels for people with anxiety and depression, it can and does lead to changes in weight. .