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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 ...

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?

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

Posted 5 Aug 2018 by tysonk91 3 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

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

My 77yr Mom had ECT. I had Q for other patients experiences. Mom depression and anxiety bad!!?

Posted 17 days ago by Ellykat 1 answer

She doesn't remember being sick, among many other things. Nothing that bothered her before does now. Will those thoughts of anxiety come back when her memory starts to return? Will she start to remember how sick she was at some point and what will that do to her? Thankfully she is very happy ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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?

Butalbital?

Posted 4 Jan 2014 by aj2014 3 answers

I have been taking butalbital white tablets for headaches and for body aches... I took them prn. I can no longer find the white tablets.. with aspirin caffeine ect... capsules are available, but I am only accustomed to taking a 1/2 pill at a time... did you stop dispensing the tablets... this Is ...

Could I be experiencing side effects of ECT?

Posted 5 Oct 2018 by Mcofra7 1 answer

I received 7 treatments of ECT, with the last one being about a month and a half ago. I am having thinking problems, such as remembering things and focusing. I just feel stupid. I also have been getting memory problems, similar to a short term memory type of thing. I was told the memory problems ...

Since starting clozapine I've gained 40lbs, which has increased my depression. I've never been?

Posted 7 May 2015 by mentally ill 1 answer

... diagnosed with schizophrenia. I have borderline personality and possibly bipolar 2. I've been on almost every med, anti psychotic and anti depressant. I also received weekly ECT treatments for 6 months. My memory is horrible. I just got done reading a lot of the side effects and drug ...

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