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Hey guys. I was just prescribed Effexor XR for depression. and i've been reading some very horrible things about it..

Did you gain weight, lose weight or no difference?
Gain weight (89 votes [44.95%])
Lose weight (39 votes [19.70%])
No difference (55 votes [27.78%])
Don't know (15 votes [7.58%])
45% people gained significant weight on it. One person claims to have gained 5lbs per month on it.

I just want to know if it's still possible to burn fat on this drug, NORMALLY. Or should I up my caloric deficit just in case.
My original goal was to burn 6lbs of fat by June. And then start lean bulking from June to October. But, since I was prescribed this drug, I am not sure how my calories are supposed to be set up now.
Please help me.