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I have had Citalopram in my cupboard for months finally could not take ANXIETY any more. I have?

Question asked 19 days ago 2 answers

Support groups: xanax, anxiety, citalopram, side effect, dosage

Delila's response: Hi, i truly believe that at 5mg, the Citalopram won't be of any therpeutic value. 10mg is the minimum dose prescribed, and that is for mild anxiety. It worries me that you've had the medication for so long without taking it, and i'm presuming you ...

Adderall and Tramadol low dose risks?

Question asked 17 days ago 3 answers

Support groups: adderall, seizures, tramadol, withdrawal, taper, seizure, symptom, dosage, prescription

Delila's response: Hi, I agree with Quandro, the time you are leaving between taking these medications makes the interaction risk much lower, but just be aware that Adderall may still be active to some extent (it's half life is 10 hours), so be aware of symptoms to ...


Question asked 10 days ago 2 answers

Support groups: anxiety, citalopram, generalized anxiety disorder, tablet

Delila's response: Hi there is a 'sister' medication to Citalopram, known as Escitalopram (or Lexapro), and this is usually preferred when treating anxiety. Maybe ask you doctor if he thinks this would be better for you??

My dr just upped my dosage of citalopram from 20 mg to 50 mg is not working yet when can I expect to

Question asked 8 days ago 1 answer

Support groups: citalopram, dosage

Delila's response: Hi, when my increase was ordered (from 40mg to 60mg) i noticed the improvement very quickly, i would advise you to give it up to 2 weeks, and if no difference revisit your doctor..

150 mgs amitriptylin for 20+ years stopped taking it how long withdrawals last?

Question asked 7 days ago 2 answers

Support groups: withdrawal, amitriptyline

Delila's answer: Hi, i have been taking 50mg of Amitriptyline for several years, and some time ago i started the process of discontinuing them. I went down from 50mg to 25mg, then from 25mg to 20mg, then from 20mg to 10mg, before stopping completely. This way the ...

Prednisolone & trqmadol?

Question asked 28 Feb 2014 4 answers

Support groups: ulcerative colitis, colitis, pain, prednisolone, tramadol, prostate, disease, diagnosis, inflammatory conditions, ...

Delila's response: Hi, the symptoms you have described all fall in to the category of possible side effects from taking Prednisolone... anxiety, depression (mood changes), fatigue, etc... Tramadol & Prednisolone combined shouldn't be a danger to you. Read the ...

I have been perscribed tramadol and it works very well for my anxiety, more than any other meds?

Question asked 9 days ago 2 answers

Support groups: anxiety, tramadol, generalized anxiety disorder, prescription

Delila's comment: I agree, Tramadol is prescribed as an analgesic. This is the only approved reason for physicians to order it. Off label? I don't know... but i would be very wary of it being used for any other reason.

Is alcohol consumption a problem with lamotrigine ?

Question asked 6 days ago 1 answer

Support groups: lamotrigine, alcohol

Delila's answer: Hi, it's not a good idea. Click on the link below and read the interactions report...

Can my son take adderall xr 15 mg with nighttime sleep aid (diphenhydramine hci )?

Question asked 18 days ago 2 answers

Support groups: adderall xr, diphenhydramine, sleep, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (adhd)

Delila's answer: Hi, he should be fine. The interactions checker didn't highlight any potential problems. Maybe double check with your pharmacist also to be sure of correct dosages...

What can I do to stop headaches, stomach upset and insomnia after stopping tramadol?

Question asked 1 Apr 2014 5 answers

Support groups: headache, insomnia, tramadol, surgery, nausea/vomiting, stomach, pancreas, tablet

Delila's response: Hi, i understand how frustrating this must be for you, i have been through the same withdrawal effects... most importantly, don't drink caffeine after midday. Limit the amount of fizzy drinks also, as they can contain Aspartame - which can also keep ...

Can vivitrol be given while taking tramadol?

Question asked 1 Apr 2014 2 answers

Support groups: vivitrol, pain, tramadol

Delila's answer: Hi, as Dzoo has remarked, no interaction risk is present on the interactions checker, however, i was prescribed Naltrexone (Vivitrol) a while ago, and was taking Tramadol at the time. I was warned that i would be unable to start taking ...

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