psychocandy Posted March 25, 2009 Share Posted March 25, 2009 OK, big drawback of my current med, Clomipramine, is that it seems to certainly hinder any weight loss. I'm a bit of a big lad, so need to lose weight for health reasons mainly. I'm 5ft8in and weigh about 16st 7 lbs (231lbs) which make my BMI over 35 which is classed as borderline morbidly obese. My doc has given me Orlistat/Xenical before but I didnt really get on with that. Those who've tried it know what I mean when I say its a bit icky.... As far as I know, the only other one in the UK is sibutramine/meridia/reductil. I've looked into this and it seems you cant take while on MAOIs but what about other ADs (specifically TCAs like clomipramine) ? Any ideas? Yes, I know I will need to talk to my doctor, I plan to, but I like to have some idea of what I'm talking about beforehand. Also, whats Phentermine? Is this available in the UK at all? Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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