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Been diagnosed with agitated depression?

Posted 11 Nov 2015 by Depression Warrior 10 answers

Have been on the circuit with meds, Abilify, Seroquel, etc, Went through 8 sessions of ECT, with no positive response. Have been on Zoloft since 1992 but in the past 9 months something happened and now I'm back to square 1? Dr has put me on Latuda, 80mg and been on that for 3 weeks now, not ...

My 51 year old son, diagnosed as schizoaffective disorder has been on Clozaril for about 7 years.

Posted 14 days ago by tysonk91 2 answers

He is also on valproic acid. After undergoing a 15 month regimen of ECT, he began having seizures which at times have been quite severe, and more recently experienced as "drop attacks." I am considering that he go off the Clozaril, but am unsure. Any thoughts about all this? Thanks. Ann

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?

Amoxicillin/Clavulanate - Do I have a Ear infection,Gum,or a wisdom tooth try to come in???

Posted 31 Jan 2016 by Cameron1206 2 answers

My tooth it self does not hurt.But I feel the pain around my mouth so it's like my tooth is hurting I can eat just fine drink drink ect but at bed time I sleep with my mouth open and i try not to and the pain get worse .What could this be and can I take while pregnant?

I am Bipolar 1 on lithium but my thyroid is acting up what else can I take?

Posted 7 Aug 2013 by stantl 4 answers

I was diagnosed in 2000 Bipolar 1. Had a bad doctor who really messed me up with meds and ECTs. I have a new doctor now for 6yrs and have been on lithium 600mg twice a day. Been doing ok but feel I could be better. Now the lithium is causing my thyroid to go up and down. my doctor suggested in my ...

Zoloft - Hi I am new here I would like to ask this question because I was never clear about this so?

Posted 18 Aug 2016 by PTSD79 4 answers

... LUSTRAL (Sertraline) the original their Generics their Samples ect Generics and Samples they have the same benefits? i mean the active ingredient is the same in all? Please i just want to know the truth straight away i just want to clear this doubt thats all Thanks for your help

Tardive Dyskinesia and ECT?

Posted 27 Jul 2018 by Jodikane1 2 answers

This may sound a little off the wall but I need to know if anybody has found a link between ECT and TD. I’ve been dealing w TD for about a year. My doctors feel it’s due to Thorazine I was on back in the 1970’s. I’m wondering tho, I had many series of ECT treatments between ...

Depo-Provera - is there anything I can do to counteract the side effects ie. headache, body aches,?

Posted 31 Jul 2014 by JesseLee 1 answer

... nausea, dizziness, ect. I heard something about taking antibiotics is that true? I am asking for my daughter-in-law who is 21 and just got a shot on the tenth of July and has been feeling bad every since a few days after that.

I am diagnosed treatment resistant depression, I have been on every anti depressant - tryclclic,?

Posted 17 Aug 2016 by 4everduck 4 answers

... Ssri, mood stabilizers, I even tried vagus nerve stimulation (not for me) ECT has always been the best option, but I have to hit rock bottom - tried seroquel, gained ridiculous amount of weight, ability, jumpy muscles- I felt both were effective but the side effects were intolerable, I ...

ECT and Lithium. I changed Pdoc's and my new Dr upped my Lamictal to 200mgs and ordered labs to see?

Posted 17 Jan 2017 by pete amora 3 answers

if I can take Lithium and he also recommended ECT and when I said no he brought up TMS for 6 weeks. My questions are what is Lithium like and is it worth it and does anybody have experience with ECT or TMS. He said I was a very complicated case, does that mean he thinks something but isn't ...

How long should I stop taking Norco before I undergo ECT?

Posted 17 Mar 2013 by acancilla4455 2 answers

I have to hold my Neurontin (Gabapentin) and Klonopin 24 hours before ECT. Does this include Norco?

Can Mupirocin ointment be used on bed bound patient's bottom ( sore, rash, ect.)?

Posted 11 Aug 2013 by Helps911 2 answers

it appear red dots at the bottom and also spread.

Sertraline Hcl side effects???

Posted 12 Oct 2013 by BrookeElaine 2 answers

Im on sertraline hcl (zoloft) and ive been having migranes, fatigue, nasea, black stool, loss of appetite, severe sweating, numbness in arms, legs, and hands ect. What happens if i dont go see a doctor for this? Can i just stop taking the meds without having to see a doctor?

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