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How to get off Cymbalta safely?

Ive been taking cymbalta for about 3-4 months now for dysthymia/ major depression and I'm ready to get off. im currently on 60mg. i have 22 pills left I was wondering if i can get off by taking one every other day for a week, then every 2 days and so on or should i go down to 30 mg first and... read more

Switching from Paxil to Citalopram?

Hi. I've been on Paxil 40mg for nearly a decade now which has helped me get out of a fog but with a recent downturn in my life (under-employment) I asked my doc for an adjunct med. Instead he's taking me off Paxil and putting me on Citalopram HBR (is HBR different than merely Citalopram?)... read more

Bupropion - Which one do more people have better success with: Wellbutrin SR or Wellbutrin XL?

Just curious. I see quite a difference in the generics. I've tried many of them, believe me. I see lots of people talk about wellbutrin xl. Personally, I didn't like it. However, I did find a generic wellbutrin sr that I feel works most like the brand name.

Bipolar Disorder - what is bipolar ll versus bipolar l?

After yrs diagnosed with severe chronic depression they added bipolar two. I... think it just isn't quite up to bipolar I. I made 2 trash cans full of chili sauce, had a 1/4 acre garden and canned, froze everything. I bought $2,000 worth of relaxation tapes within a month, had 67 animals on... read more

How and when to sertraline 100mg? 50mg day a 50mg at night? 100 at once?

do i take 100mg in the morning or at night? or divide it to two 50s one in the morning and one at night?

Does Cymbalta cause heart palpitations ?

I'm diagnosed with chronic depression and have been on many antidepressants for years, some helped , but I would find my self slipping back into depression again and my psychiatrist would try another antidepressant . In June (2014) tried cymbalta within the first week had amazing results in... read more

What is the difference between bupropion hcl and bupropion extended release SR?

Let me explain this better... I was prescribed Wellbutrin (bupropion) 100mg a few months ago, and the pills have always been round and "purple" (they look pink to me) with an imprint on one side reading "APO" and the other side reading "BUP 100". I refilled my... read more

Can amitriptyline cause tingling, pins and needles in the legs ? Will these symptoms go off over...

... time or do I have to discontinue the drug ?

Generic Wellbutrin SR - which is more like brand? "Sandoz" Bupropion SR or "Mylan" Bupropion SR?

Asking for recent personal experiences with these two generics of the Brand name Wellbutrin SR - if anyone is getting effective relief with one or the other? Does anyone have as good success with the generic as they did when insurance covered brand name? If so, which generic? Thanks in advance for... read more

Lexapro is taking too long to help - side effects are awful?

I'm a 68 yo male with life-long history of depressive episodes that occur every 4 to 10 years. I may be dysthymic. About 11 years ago, I discovered Lexapro and it got me through a rough time. Now, here I am again. I have been taking escitalopram 10mg for 10 days, for a major depressive... read more

Will taking 3 Ambien in a time span of 3 hours hurt me?

Severe severe insomnia . Chronic depression and I can't sleep . Nothing knocks be out except 3 Benadryl and that even takes a while . And I wake up hungover and feel like I took 30 Benadryl... I was prescribed Ambien today ... started having anxiety about it not working around 8pm ... so I... read more

20 years on fluoxetine. Long-term side effects? Feeling very sleepy, tired, lethargic?

I've been on Prozac/fluoxetine since 1997 for adult-onset depression. Started at 20 mg/day and over the years I've reduced the dosage to 10 mg every other day. My question is about the long-term effects of fluoxetine. I have been feeling extremely sleepy and lethargic for the past five... read more

Wellbutrin - Does anyone notice night sweats related to bupropion?

I’ve recently been waking every night soaked in sweat. I am post menopausal so that doesn’t explain my symptoms. I have been taking generic bupropion for awhile, but recently have been more diligent taking daily. I know better than to skip days. Wondering if the recent daily use may be... read more

Sertraline - Does sertraline actually help?

I mean it could just be that you are having a good day.. I don't take any anti depressants and I feel good some days and bad at other times but its worse when I do take a anti depressant.. I can't rely on drugs to be happy when the pill stops working for me I try and get another and when... read more

Who has experience switching from Citalopram/Lexapro to Cymbalta?

I suffer from generalized anxiety and phobias and depression. I have used Citalopram 40mg for 10 years and has helped me, but since 3 years my anxiety came back triggered by work related stress. When things got really nasty I got 7.5mg Mirtazapine prescribed to sleep better. The Mirtazapine... read more

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