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Why exactly does Abilify cause weight gain?

Posted 30 Oct 2013 by Almostfamous84 26 answers

I'll try to keep this brief. I'm a male model, 29 years old and I just signed with an incredible agency, so weight gain is not an option for me... I recently started Abilify for treatment resistant depression (1mg a day because 2mg gave me panic attacks, so my pdoc advised I just split ...

Cialis - how do I get my free samples?

Posted 15 May 2014 63 answers

Im 52 and healthy to a point bipolar major.mental issues and with bph ive used cialist from a friend wounder pill bph makes it hard for me to get hard and stay hard with cialist I have out standing sex and able to urinate instead of drip drip I asked my doctor to perscribe cialist to me she told me ...

How long does Lamictal take to work, I'm increasing my dose and not feeling any effects?

Posted 30 Jul 2012 by Kate5 19 answers

I'm in the process of titrating my lamictal dose up from 25mg to 100mg. I was at 50mg for 2 wks and and this week going up to 75mg. I have not felt well at all so far, just very depressed. Depressed is usually my predominant state, however it's really pretty bad and I keep waiting for a ...

Males- Does Cymbalta affect your sex drive?

Posted 19 May 2011 by mariechris86 17 answers

My boyfriend began taking 60mg of Cymbalta daily about 3 weeks ago after trying several other medications for severe migraines. It worked wonders and completely changed his attitude! He was much more outgoing, no anxiety or mood swings and hasn't had a migraine since- BUT he totally lost his ...

Has anybody had good results with Lamictal against anxiety attacks?

Posted 29 Feb 2012 8 answers

Hi, I have bipolar and suffer with horrendous anxiety attacks... My psychiatrist recently prescribed Lamictal for my Bipolar but said it has helped many people with anxiety. One reason being that the neurotransmitters that trigger the anxiety can be treated similarly to the ones that trigger ...

Is weight gain inevitable on Depakote?

Posted 3 Jul 2012 by kristi1821 32 answers

I will be starting the medication next week and am terrifed of gaining weight. I'm on the hearvier side which has a lot to do with my depression, anxiety, negative self-image, mood swings etc. If I eat healthy and exercise, what are the chances that I will gain weight? In other words, does it ...

Depo-Provera - After only taking one depo provera shot when should I start my period?

Posted 24 Nov 2013 by Krista19 2 answers

I'm 19 years old and I tried the depo shot and I hated it. I have only had one shot and gained 20 pounds!!! I'm moody and have such bad migraines after taking the shot. It made me sick and misreable. I was supposed to go back to take my shot in October but I didnt and still no period and ...

Is my experience with starting lamictal normal?

Posted 8 Jul 2012 by Kate5 16 answers

For years I was told I had major depression and I've tried so many antidepressants I can't even recall all of them. I've been taking 300 mg. wellbutrin for a few months now and not feeling much better. I was recently dx with bipolar 2. Five days ago I started taking 25 mg. of ...

Nortriptyline - How long does it take to start working for panic / anxiety?

Posted 5 Mar 2012 by Donovan#1 8 answers

I recently started Nortriptyline just 2 days ago. I was wondering how long it takes to start working. I took it about a month ago however the doctor stopped as he thought I was hypomanic (bipolar) - any ways I had 2 cups of Starbuchs before I saw him and was a bit wired. It seemed like the last ...

Just got prescribed seroquel for insomnia. Kind of scared to take it. I've heard good and bad?

Posted 30 Apr 2011 by khucke 9 answers

... results from taking it. I have been on sooooo many medications for not just insomnia but anxiety and depression. NOTHING seems to work right. Help! Any suggestions??

How do I get off Seroquel xr - can't stand side effects?

Posted 5 Jan 2012 by akworley1 20 answers

I'm diagnosed with bipolar and ptsd - got on Lithium over a month ago and so far so good - however, the dr. added 300 mg of Seroquel xr and I'm having a terrible time with the side effects and I want to stop immediately. Can I just stop taking?

What happens with abrupt stop of Lamotrigine?

Posted 21 Jan 2013 by Blackey101 6 answers

Should you eat healthy in order to lose weight on topamax?

Posted 15 Oct 2014 by manda494 4 answers

Hi, Im new to topamax and started it today I am aware that a common symptom is weight loss. From what I understand the weight loss is caused by lack of appitite so that makes sense of course you would lose weight if you are eating heaps less but a lot of other reviews say that they haven't ...

Is there list of drugs that will cause a false positive urine test for amphedimins/methanphedimins?

Posted 22 Sep 2009 by dont get it 5 answers

My daughter is on probation and must take urine tests. She is also on several medications for her bipolar and other mental issues. She tested positive for amphedimines or methamphedimines. She has not used any illegal drugs and is willing to take a hair test. We do not understand how she tested ...

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