Patients who would not take a medication or who said their decision would be greatly influenced by the anticipated range of weight gain (by gender)*,†. *Data not included for patients who did not self-report gender (n = 4). †210 patients (84%) surveyed had responses that did not change or increased across increasing categories of weight gain. 40 (16%) surveyed had inconsistent responses across weight gain categories. Source: Survey Question 3. One side effect of many medicines for schizophrenia is weight gain. How much would gaining weight influence your decision to take a medicine?