Weight gain on lexapro?

i started lexapro about 6 months ago, and ive gained about 40 pounds! i didnt change anything about my diet or exercise since im a dancer and weighed about 105 lbs and eat pretty well. now i weigh 145 and have stretch marks all over from gaining weight so rapidly and not being able to lose it. i want to get off... show more i started lexapro about 6 months ago, and ive gained about 40 pounds! i didnt change anything about my diet or exercise since im a dancer and weighed about 105 lbs and eat pretty well. now i weigh 145 and have stretch marks all over from gaining weight so rapidly and not being able to lose it. i want to get off lexapro, but i have horrible anxiety and i dont know what to do to shed the weight off. is this normal for anyone else? and is there a similar drug for anxiety that might not make me gain so much weight
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