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Posted by: Hayley | 2005/11/23

please explain how it works.

My doctor has put me on Espiride, what can i expect from it? Does it encourage weight gain???

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Sulpiride can help treat you if you are feeling anxious or over excited or having unpleasant and distressing thoughts. It is a relatively selective Dopamine-2-receptor antagonist and has a calming effect. Unfortunately weight gain can be a possible side effect. Other side effects may include feelings of sickness and indigestion, a dry mouth, feeling drowsy, infrequent periods or swollen breasts and problems sleeping.

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