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unexplain rapid weight gain

My prolacting level is high, my GP seem to think it is the mental health injection that i am on . But i have unexplained weight gain ( 21 stone 5lbs),no sex drive ( from i was 15, 40 now) irregular periods and  other symtoms.
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How did you discover that?
what are the signs that you had for prediabetic status or whatever you say?
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705088 tn?1316835444
I have been on olanzapine for 12 years now and have just discovered I am prediabetic aand this is the reason I cannot lose weight
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585414 tn?1288941302
   Yes prolactin elevation can cause some of those symptoms and weight gain and the potential of diabetes can occur from antipsychotics but only a psychiatrist would understand this in full.  However if you had these concerns before you started medication it would be worthwhile to see a doctor and then can refer you to an endocrinologist if needed after doing appropriate tests to see what is happening and what might be the potential cause.
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