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Xanax withdrawal?

Question asked 1 day 3 hours ago 4 answers

Support groups: xanax, panic disorder, withdrawal, dosage, anxiety

Delila's response: Hi, i also took Xanax a while ago, and found withdrawing from the medication quite easy luckily. I was not/am not predisposed to seizures either so obviously that made things simpler. It is always a concern when you have to change or discontinue a ...

If you stop taking Tramadol how long does the side effects go away?

Question asked 1 day 11 hours ago 2 answers

Support groups: tramadol, side effect, flush

Delila's answer: Hi, how many 50mg doses per day were you taking? Tramadol is a medication that really needs to be tapered when discontinuing, it doesn't to well to stop taking it 'cold turkey'... I will wait to see what dose you were on and then reply... in the ...

Why is my response to Adderall XR so irregular? Some days it works for a few hours, others 8 and so?

Question asked 4 days ago 1 answer

Support groups: adderall, adderall xr, maintain, sleep, nutrition

Delila's comment: That's very unusual, but i guess some medications just don't agree with everyone, and maybe it's time to ask your doctor for an alternative? Sorry i can't offer any more insight... i think have a chat with your GP and see where you go...

Is the best way to stop using tramadol by "cold turkey" or gradually weening off it?

Question asked 27 May 2012 7 answers

Support groups: tramadol

Delila's comment: Hi John! I'm also from the UK. I think the Diazepam(?) will mask the majority of withdrawal symptoms. When alcoholics/drug users detox, a benzodiazepine is used, so you are doing the right thing. I must admit, your reduction has been very quick, how ...

3 wks 25Mg Zoloft, last nite sick with anxiety no sleep, input?still adjusting breakthrough anxiety?

Question asked 1 day 23 hours ago 3 answers

Support groups: zoloft, anxiety, sleep disorders, generalized anxiety disorder, sleep, breakthrough, dosage, sleep disorder, ...

Delila's response: Hi, you may just need a little more time, it is usual when starting on SSRI's for there to be a 4 weeks adjustment period, give or take, or maybe as you say, a dose increase could help? When i started the SSRI medication i am taking, my doctor ...

Is Tramadol an anti inflammatory medication?

Question asked 1 day 19 hours ago 1 answer

Support groups: tramadol, medication, anti-inflammatory

Delila's answer: No, it is a narcotic-like, synthetic opiate medication

Avoiding lexapro withdrawal?

Question asked 3 days ago 4 answers

Support groups: lexapro, withdrawal, side effect, medication, anxiety, depression, generalized anxiety disorder

Delila's response: Hi, my friend took Lexapro/Escitalopram and also had quite a lot of side effect symptoms, so he discontinued the medication. I take Citalopram/Celexa, have done for several years and i have found it a life saver, hardly any side effects, weight ...

Tramedol tolerance small & level for years, then suddenly spikes???

Question asked 3 days ago 2 answers

Support groups: tolerance, tramadol, chronic pain

Delila's response: Hi, Tramadol tolerance/dependency can build seemingly very quickly, despite a person taking the medication for years. Adding another (OTC) medication with the Tramadol is where it starts becoming more of a problem... I agree, please speak with you ...

My dr wont give me ambien anymore?

Question asked 2 days 23 hours ago 3 answers

Support groups: ambien, remeron, insomnia, depression, sleep disorders, antidepressant, sleeping

Delila's response: I have also been advised to get certain medications from psychiatrist now, because psychotropic medications are considered specialist. I'm sure you will settle with the Remeron, but i understand it is frustrating not sleeping well in the meantime. ...

Cymbalta - no sleep not hunger?

Question asked 3 days ago 1 answer

Support groups: cymbalta, sleep

Delila's answer: Hi, most people take it in the morning, but you can take it midday or evening, whatever works best for you... however, make sure you take it at the same time each day. It will take about 4 weeks to settle with you and by that time you should be ...

Discontinuing Naltrexone, any advice?

Question asked 30 May 2014 2 answers

Support groups: naltrexone, prescription, treatment, depression, alcoholism, borderline personality disorder

Delila's comment: Thanks very much for your advice, and congratulations on your sobriety : )

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