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How to get off Cymbalta safely?

Posted 3 Sep 2013 by brc329 19 answers

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 ...

Switching from Paxil to Citalopram?

Posted 9 Feb 2012 by CrummyVerses 9 answers

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?) ...

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

Posted 17 Apr 2016 by knightofren 3 answers

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 ...

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

Posted 15 Feb 2016 8 answers

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.

How long did it take for Sertraline to kick in?

Posted 1 hour 56 minutes ago by summer108509 0 answers

I was on 50mg for a week, then 100mg for about 2 weeks and now have been on 150mg for 2 weeks. So far I'm not feeling any change in energy levels or motivation/general mood. My anxiety has also come back as I swapped from Citalopram to this. Anyone been in a similar situation?

Dear Friends, I am a male 62 years old. I have been prescribed Cymbalta for my chronic depression?

Posted 23 Dec 2017 by khling 1 answer

I started Cymbalta 30 mg 3 weeks ago but did not feel any improvement.Today my doctor increased the dosage to the recommended 60 mg. I understand that Cymbalta kicks in after 4-6 weeks , but I do not know if I should I start counting from day 1- of the initial 3 weeks of 30 mg ,or day 1-as of the ...

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

Posted 15 Feb 2014 by albert_online 4 answers

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

Has anyone experienced a swollen tongue while taking citalopram?

Posted 8 Nov 2017 by Brat62 1 answer

I suffer from chronic depression and anxiety. I took amitriptyline 200mg for over 25 years, but I still suffered with GAD. I think the doctors over the years have tried almost every SSRI that was on the market and I have had side effects from each one of them. I took Klonopin for ten years. My GP ...

5-Hydroxytryptophan - Has anyone used 5HTP for losing weight?

Posted 4 Aug 2017 by Hannahsgram 0 answers

I'm a emotional eater and I'm obese. I also have chronic depression. I take Wellbutrin for that. I just stumbled on a article about using 5HTP to lose weight and wondered if anyone has used it for that.

Is it normal for antidepressants to tear up my digestive system and most importantly?

Posted 25 Apr 2017 by Ricval 1 answer

create a MAJOR issues with my rectum? The pain can NOT be controlled in a timely manner and as a result I am extremely miserable on top of my major chronic depression. What can I do or take or suggest to my doctor so I can get help and the medicines that I need, because I can't control my ...

Depression and anxiety. Basically I've been on citalopram a long time and had a severe depression?

Posted 20 Aug 2016 by Debs21uk 1 answer

... so I upped my meds to 30mg. After seeing my dr at the time she wanted to go higher which I did but didn't tolerate well. Basically she yoyoed my dose 6 times in 8 weeks then I refused to budge at 35mg as my anxiety was through the the roof and became crippling. I saw a psych who added in ...

Fluoxetine - 10mg side effects on the sexual area?

Posted 20 Feb 2017 by Anonima 1 answer

I've been prescribed fluoxetine for my mild depression (I think it's dysthymia though). I should start with 10 mg and then raise to 20mg. Did anyone experience side effects on his/her sexual area? I don't even know what the point of taking it is. 2 years ago I got depressed over the ...

Anger after discontinuation of Zoloft?

Posted 26 Sep 2016 by beachgirl21 1 answer

I stopped taking Zoloft (sertraline) almost 2 months ago after taking it for not quite 4 months. I know that it can take awhile for it to work, but I was seeing NO change in 4 months, so the doctor took me off of it and prescribed me Wellbutrin generic. I gradually tapered off of the sertraline, ...

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