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Any suggestions for EMSAM insomnia?

Posted 18 Mar 2016 by a1godyhwh 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 ...

Switching from EMSAM to Luvox?

Posted 29 Dec 2015 by Ulalena 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 vspurger 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

EMSAM PATCH switching to Luvox?

Posted 28 Dec 2015 by Ulalena 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 ...

Emsam - - Off EnSam patch,12mg(good result) W/O suffering depressive relapse?

Posted 6 Apr 2015 by Carrw 1 answer

..If. not does the EMSAM patch, 12mg maintain it effectiveness as long as it is taken?

Why did my Blue Cross insurance quit covering my Emsam Patches?

Posted 15 Apr 2014 by pellcity 1 answer

It was the only antidepressant that made me feel normal again. Now I cannot afford it.

Has anyone had any trouble with weight gain on nortriptyline?

Posted 28 Mar 2013 by MaryKHodgkins 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 ...

How do you come off the emsam patch 6/24?

Posted 7 Jan 2014 by gradpc 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.

Emsam - What about the dietary restrictions, is that a problem to deal with?

Posted 13 Sep 2012 by Somefunvb1 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?

I have been on Emsam 6mg for exactly one month. I don't feel happy but I no longer have that deep?

Posted 19 Apr 2013 by hopeandme 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. ...

Afraid to start the emsam patch 6mg tomorrow, but have read that some people have gotten acne?

Posted 13 May 2013 by Kls2303 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?

Emsam - what do u use to get sticky residue from medical tape off ur skin?

Posted 4 Sep 2012 by StaciB 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.

Hair loss on Emsam 6mg?

Posted 6 Sep 2012 by gigantor 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, ...

How common is polyuria from Emsam (6 mg transdermal)?

Posted 25 Sep 2012 by Kathy957 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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