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Could doubling depression medication be the cause of psychosis?

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Sidekick55 13 Sep 2017

What medications?

Alan426 14 Sep 2017

Setraline

LOVELIGHT777 15 Sep 2017

Yes , because I'm on the same thing and I doubled it at one point and it caused the same thing. Maybe you should talk to your doctor about this if it starts getting intense. I know that it did for me.

WildcatVet 15 Sep 2017

It would be extremely rare:

Very common (10% or more): Insomnia (up to 21%)
Common (1% to 10%): Affect/emotional lability, aggravated depression, aggressive reaction, aggression, agitation, anxiety, bruxism/teeth grinding, decreased libido, depersonalization, depression, nervousness, nightmare, mania, paroniria, suicidal ideation, suicide attempt
Uncommon (0.1% to 1%): Abnormal dreams, Abnormal thinking, apathy, euphoria/euphoric mood, hallucination
Rare (less than 0.1%): Conversion disorder, drug dependence, paranoia, psychotic disorder, sleep walking, suicide behavior
Frequency not reported: Psychomotor hyperactivity, irritability

Mimi0808 22 Nov 2017

I'm not sure about that but long term untreated depression can cause Psychosis.

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