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Does anyone out there take a mood stabilizer or antipsychotic and are not diagnosed with bipolar?

Posted 8 days ago by Hysterical 8 answers

I have anxious depression that is not responding to high doses of medicines or any medicine for that matter. Now the doctor wants to put me on a mood stabilizer or anti-psychotic in addition to my antidepressant and Ativan . He’s trying to figure out if I am bipolar or just have some ...

Metformin - off label use - weight loss?

Posted 15 Mar 2011 by Tonka8561 12 answers

First off, I take a boat load of psych meds, some of which tend to lead to weight gain. Second I recently gave up a 36 year cigarette habit that I loved to death, and have gained quite a bit in the last six weeks. I AM NOT seeking weight loss tips. Because of the weight gain, my Dr.prescribed ...

Anyone ever heard of taking pregabalin for anxiety and depression? As a lot of you know I am...

Posted 5 days ago by Hysterical 4 answers

... taking Effexor and Ativan currently for an anxious depression that has lasted two years with little relief . Now Dr wants To explore bipolar and mood stabilizers and anti-psychotics. I ruminate a ton and feel most of my problem is anxiety. Has anyone taken pregabalin for anxiety and has it ...

Melatonin Time Release - I took 5 mg Melatonin Time,release yesterday am on other?

Posted 15 Jan 2017 by michele harvey 3 answers

... medications,as,well and,slept good but is 5 mg too much because I slept all day today wanting to sleep is that,a side,effect or the,dose is too much?

Does anyone else experience emotional numbness from medication invega/paliperidone???

Posted 15 Mar 2013 by Razza586 5 answers

I've been recently prescribed the medication Invega which is an antipsychotic that helps with my psychosis/schizophrenia. I have been on this medication for the 2nd time for 3 weeks..I am also on a antidepressant medication Effexor 225mg which has helped emencly with my depression and anxiety. ...

Is prozac considered an antipsychotic?

Posted 8 Jun 2013 by chickadeeinny 3 answers

Depression - Is there anyone else out there who just seems not to respond to anti-depressant?

Posted 24 Nov 2014 by Beesleeree 6 answers

... medications at all? I mean none of them. No SSRI's, no SNRI's, none of the anti-psychotics. Have been on seemingly every drug there is over the past 15 years. MD is starting to talk about ECT. Anyone else in this position?

Is ativan antipsychotic?

Posted 20 Sep 2012 by questiontime 3 answers

Is itchy skin related to Lamictal, Buspar or Abilify?

Posted 28 May 2016 by mruhl94 4 answers

Ever since I bumped up my Lamictal to 150mg twice daily 6 months ago, I am so itchy dry skin particularly on my legs I have scabs on my legs and feet. I also got on antipsychotics about this time. It started with risperdone, I thought the itchiness came from the risperdone so I was switched to ...

Bipolar Disorder - I need to find a non psychotic mood stabilizer for my bipolar 1?

Posted 19 Jan 2017 by Virginiachick 6 answers

I am applying for admission to TROSA, a drug recovery program. They will not admit me while on an anti-psychotic drug (olanzapine). I need to have a mood stabilizer for my bipolar 1, that is not an anti-psychotic. I am also taking Strattera for my ADHD and Escitalopram Oxalate, both of which are ...

Depression - Why do some psychiatrists prescribe atypical antipsychotics for MDD?

Posted 14 Jul 2018 by Fakingitperfectly 3 answers

My depression does not include delusions, hallucinations, mania, hypomania, or any of the bipolar/ schizophrenic symptoms. I know it says it can be an add on therapy but why would someone with depression be prescribed that considering all of the side effects the drug causes? I’m asking for ...

When did lithium start working for you?

Posted 12 Sep 2018 by JABURR 2 answers

I am taking lithium for treatment resistant depression. I tried to end my life a few weeks ago and have been on different SSRIs, antipsychotics and sleeping tablets. I'm kind of thinking Lithium is the last resort. I started taking it almost 3 weeks ago, but they haven't got it up to the ...

Instead of a benzo for a PRN can I take a antipsychotic as needed?

Posted 19 Oct 2012 by johncoo6 4 answers

the reason i am asking is because i have more along the lines of psychosis than anxiety, and the klonopin i take doesnt take away the delusions im already on zyprexa and abilify but thats not really doing the entire job and i dont think you can use them as prn's. im completely lost with all of ...

Has anyone used Botox for Tardive Dyskensia?

Posted 10 Nov 2014 by smberube 2 answers

I was diagnosed with hemifacial spasms and cervical dystonia which is part of Tardive Dyskensia. I am no longer on antipsychotic meds but the symptoms have not improved. My neurologist wants me to have Botox injections. My appointment is later this month and I am scared. Any info would be greatly ...

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