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Posted 18 Mar 2016 by • 0 answers
I'm on EMSAM 6mg/24 hours and have a terrible time staying asleep beyond 2-3 hours. I have tried so many other meds, which were unsuccessful, many making my symptoms worse. Other than the insomnia, and some irritation at the patch site, I don't notice any other negative side effects. How ...
Posted 29 Dec 2015 by • 4 answers
Has anyone on here failed on the EMSAM Patch
I have severe insomnia and I'm being treated for depression with emsam patch 6 milligrams over 24 h?
Posted 24 Nov 2015 by • 5 answers
Could the emsam patch be contributing to the insomnia, and to what extent? I'm getting desperate here. I sleep an average of three to four hours a night and if I take nothing I may get an hour of broken sleep
Posted 28 Dec 2015 by • 0 answers
I was on the the EMSAM patch 6 mg did not work 9 mg did not work 12 . Had bad side effects I think I am on day 12 of being off . I have the new script for Luvox but was told I can not take it until the 14 th day of being off the MAOI. I think I will begin Wednesday since I am hurting . I can not ...
Posted 6 Apr 2015 by • 1 answer
..If. not does the EMSAM patch, 12mg maintain it effectiveness as long as it is taken?
Posted 15 Apr 2014 by • 1 answer
It was the only antidepressant that made me feel normal again. Now I cannot afford it.
Posted 28 Mar 2013 by • 1 answer
I gained 120 lbs weight on Nardil (MAOI ) and all SSRI's over a 15 year period. On Emsam 6 months then Parnate and lost 120 lbs in 18 months and felt wonderful for the first time ever the whole time. Taken off Parnate after 18 months -- began having agitation and hostility after going through ...
Posted 7 Jan 2014 by • 1 answer
I have been on this for about a year now and want to come off because of so many drug interactions. How do you come off safely.
Posted 13 Sep 2012 by • 1 answer
I have read about the Tyramine Amino Acid complications and your diet. The various websites are so conflicting as to what foods to eat and the ones to avoid. What do you suggest?
Posted 19 Apr 2013 by • 1 answer
... depressed feeling which is great. I am thinking about asking to go up to 9mg but I have concerns. I'm already losing a lot of sleep taking Emsam and I have chronic fatigue syndrome so it is really tough. I also take a ton of sleep medication due to total insomnia from the chronic fatigue. ...
Posted 19 May 2013 by • 2 answers
Posted 13 May 2013 by • 1 answer
... on it.. I have struggled for a long time with very bad acne that is finally going away. does anybody know how common of a side effect this is?
Posted 4 Sep 2012 by • 2 answers
The patch doesn't stay on by itself so I use medical tape... only problem I'm having is getting the residue off... I'm currently using neutragena light sesame oil... it works but not great.
Posted 6 Sep 2012 by • 1 answer
I'm a young woman and I took this medication to treat my depression and anxiety and felt better within hours. It also unexpectedly and dramatically improved my fibromyalgia, which I had treated with every conventional and off-label therapy possible. I have had dramatically reduced pain, ...
Posted 25 Sep 2012 by • 1 answer
I have to get up to urinate 3 -4x during the night and I feel urinary urgency throughout the day. I drink a lot of water because of the dry mouth but I'm not drinking it at night. I seem to have become very sensitive to medication side effects. I'm having a lot of GI problems as well.
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