Table 3: Selected medications associated with increased adipose tissue mass.

Psychiatric/neurological
(i) Antipsychotic agents: phenothiazine, olanzapine, clozapine, risperidone
(ii) Mood stabilizers: lithium
(iii) Antidepressants: tricyclics, monoamine oxidase inhibitors, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (paroxetine hydrochloride), mirtazapine
(iv) Antiepileptic drugs: gabapentin, valproate sodium, carbamazepine
Steroid hormones
(i) Corticosteroids
(ii) Progestational steroids
Antidiabetes agents
 Insulin, sulfonylureas, thiazolidinediones
Antihypertensive agents
 Beta- and alpha-1 adrenergic receptor blockers
Antihistamines
 Cyproheptadine hydrochloride
HIV protease inhibitors
 Lipodystrophy (central obesity)