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Swich prozac to zoloft?

Posted 18 Jul 2011 by meisoojoon 4 answers

I was on prozac 40mg and I recently switch it to zoloft, the first 2 day 25mg and today is 3d I took 50mg, I have to visit my dr in 2 weeks, I have serious depression and anxiety and panic attack, also taking 1mg klonopin as needed. dose zoloft work better than prozac!!! how long it takes to work? ...

Can any of these drugs cause weight gain - zoloft, prozac,effexor & paxil?

Posted 20 Aug 2012 by shegod3 6 answers

I have been on zoloft, prozac,effexor & paxil since1981 with horrific weight gain? Can any of these drugs cause this? I also have severe neuropathy, depression,sex drive is down tremendouly, swelling in lower extremities, some loss of memory, etc. Tell me what can cause these symptoms? also had ...

Headache - Has anyone noticed cheese as a trigger for migraines?

Posted 5 May 2011 by TessaMac 6 answers

Twice I had some cheese in the evening and woke up in the middle of the night with a migraine. I keep a diary and know my usual triggers, red wine, skipping meals, lack of sleep, stress but wondered if I should avoid cheese also?

Anxiety and muscle twitching?

Posted 14 Dec 2016 by G and Js Mom 2 answers

I am having trouble with anxiety and OCD. I am fixated on developing a terrible disease. Specifically, als. It pains me to even write that word. I have been having muscle twitches like crazy which only fuels the fire of this obsession. I've recently started exercising, so I know between that ...

Is heaviness in one leg an early symptom of MS or ALS?

Posted 25 May 2015 by leo2744 4 answers

My daughter-in-law can't get in to see her doctor until July, and she is worried sick that she may have MS or worse, ALS. Her right leg feels heavy and she has a tightening in the muscles at the back of that thigh. She is 37 and in very good shape as she is quite thin, eats healthy, and runs ...

How long before Lexapro kicks in ?

Posted 16 Feb 2018 by jayandjay1 3 answers

I’ve been on Lexapro for 8 days and I feel worse with anxiety and depression when will it get better does it get worse before better ? Someone please help ... I’m having such horrible thoughts also

Gum grafting surgery: prescribed vicodin and taking xanax on the side?

Posted 25 Nov 2009 by sde63 4 answers

I recently had a gum-grafting surgery on my mouth yesterday and i was prescribed 7.5mg vicodins that i am supposed to take 4 times a day... well i also picked up some 2mg xanax which i'll take 1 or 1 and 1/2 a day with my vicodin? will this combination effect my healing process or possibly be ...

I am off Suboxone. My Dr. weaned me really fast. Advice?

Posted 2 Sep 2009 by natparisred 4 answers

Scared to death right now and feel really depressed also. Please, ANY advice would be great especially the reassurance that it will pass.

Sore throat for 2 months and difficulty swallowing - what is wrong?

Posted 25 Mar 2013 by finalfan2c 2 answers

I have had a sore throat for about two months now and it is accompanied with slight difficulty swallowing. Also it appears there is something white/clear coming from the nasal area down my throat. Also I have thick mucus in my mouth. My tonsils and tongue look normal. No fever, nausea, headache, ...

Baclofen with ALS?

Posted 18 Sep 2013 by abston2 2 answers

I take one half of a baclofen tablet every night for restless legs and have done so since December 2011. I have an ALS diagnosis recently. Is it safe to continue the daily baclophen now? I also take one zoplicone 5 mg with the baclofen for sleep and tylenol for pain.

Does insomnia and constipation side effect pass on duloxetine?

Posted 17 Aug 2015 by Lasthope 2 answers

I just started 30mg duloxetine generic brand for major depression and anxiety. I feel this drug helps however I get servere insomnia to the point I get no sleep at all, even with a benzodiazepine. Also it seems to really block up my bowels with constipation and even senna tablets or laxatives ...

Has anyone had problems with weight gain while being on Cymbalta?

Posted 2 Oct 2010 by tamberine 1 answer

I have been on Cymbalta for several years after being diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Fybromyalga after my second child. I have gained so much weight and am the largest I have ever been. I also have extreme fatigue in which I go through periods of what I call "the blahs". I feel ...

Pregnancy - I am Pregnant with Multiples well Quads. I am 17 in a half weeks Pregnant and I am?

Posted 2 Jan 2011 by Angela1678 3 answers

... taking pain pills Only if I need to take I hate taking Medications period.I take Vicodin if I have to re guarding pains and swelling do to injuries such as Back pains,Toe surgery,etc... plus I also take medications for allergies like nose spray called Flonays and Benadrial and Zerteck,or ...

I had my thyroid removed about 14 years ago due to Graves' disease?

Posted 5 Feb 2014 by Butcher10 2 answers

I was on 1.25mcg Synthroid until about a month ago when my dose was increased to 1.50mcg. I am 42 years old and wondering if my body is no longer converting T4 to T3 as well as it did before. I am also wondering if Armour would be a better choice for me. If so how would I transition the two ...

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