What med can you take for anxiety and depression?
- 7 Mar 2012 by pickles503
- 10 March 2012
- depression, anxiety, generalized anxiety disorder
My son is having a difficult time finding a med for anxiety and depression that doesn't cause drowsiness? He's tried a couple of meds and stopped his last one because he had a hard time staying awake and being drowsy at work. He's 37, so of course, he's not going to listen to his "mom." Is anyone familiar with a med called "Buspirone?" I did a search on a med that didn't cause drowsiness and this is the only one that came up. Thank you. Anna
Added 9 Mar 2012:
My support group! My son stopped taking his last med 3 nites ago. He been sober for over 3 mos. and I pray this isn't a trigger. Thank you. Anna
Added 9 Mar 2012:
I stumbled upon a homopathic method for treating anxiety, and stress, panic and nervousness. It's called "Anxietin." Anyone hear of it? Thank you. Anna
What I take and it works great is Prozac 40mg. As for my anxiety I'm on Xanax that I am taking to help wit my percocet taper and panic attacks I get. Up until a few days ago it worked. But it puts me to sleep. I hope all goes well, you've come to the rite place
Hello Anna. Theres a lot out there to choose from. I did a check and Buspirone in clinical studies showed that up to 10% of people reported drowsiness as a common, normal side effect. Dizziness was reported by up to 12%. Most all the antidepressants/anxiety drugs do involve some degree of drowsiness. Best regards,pledge
It is best to take him to a Doctor or Pysc and tell him what he need and nothing with drowsiness..
My doctor gave me Celexa, but I was afraid to start taking an SSRI. If you find one let me know. I see my dr soon
Has your son ever tried zoloft my son is doing very well on it and he not sleepy at all during the day. You may want to suggest it to the dr. Everyone reacts different it's all about finding the best one for him
Hello Anna. I also did some reading up on Anxietin. Everything I've come across seems positive. Side effects are little, minimal. So, he might give it a try. But, my opinion comes from, what I researched. Have a great weekend,pledge
While searching after some relief myself have come in time too can see use of the prescription drug venlaxafine. Am into my 60's and partially disabled.
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