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Has anyone had really bad withdrawal from the fetzima?

Posted 23 Jul 2014 12 answers

I stopped taking fetzima because it wasn't helping with my depression and the side effects were too debilitating. I had taken the fetzima for 3+ weeks. My doctor told me to stop taking it and since stoping it last Saturday I have had horrible withdrawal symptoms. Severe nausea, some vomiting, ...

Has anyone tried Fetzima yet for their depression?

Posted 3 Nov 2013 8 answers

I know it's new was wondering how it was working for anyone trying it. Thanks!

I have been taking Fetzima for 2 weeks now its causing a lot of itching on my scalp and my hair ?

Posted 4 Apr 2014 4 answers

Is shedding ... is this normal? I have never taken anti depressants before? I'm not sure what to expect? I know Fetzima is new on the market. I cant really find any reviews on it from people who have used it. Not sure if I should stop taking it or stay on it ? I know itching is one of the side ...

Fetzima - I turned 50 last September and I've been severely depressed for the past 4-5 years?

Posted 16 Jun 2015 5 answers

I've been on everything from Prozac, Paxil, Welbutrin, Effexor, Cymbalta, Celexa with no results other than feeling worse than ever... I'm also going through menopause and recently my pcp gave me Fetzima to try for a month.. I'm just sooo tired and drained emotionally from taking ...

Has anyone used Pristiq? Can't take Cymbalta or Effexor--I perspire!?

Posted 21 Mar 2014 3 answers

I'm bipolar. I've been going through an excessively long depressive state. My doc wanted to add a new SSNRI, Fetzima. It works great for me. HOWEVER, my insurance won't cover it. I can't take Effexor or Cymbalta--I always look like I just stepped out of a show that I took ...

How well does luvox work for ocd intrusive thoughts, anxiety, depression?

Posted 2 Sep 2014 1 answer

I have severe ocd intrusive thoughts, anxiety, depression. I have tried a couple of medicines. First was viibryd which began to poop out after a year. Now I'm on fetzima which isn't really helping much. I need something that will work really well for these things for long term! Please ...

Imipramine - scared out of my wits reading these message boards!?

Posted 5 Sep 2017 5 answers

I am a 48 year old female with a history of depression. Been on a slew of drugs (Prozac, Zoloft, Cymbalta, Effexor and most recently, 120mg of Fetzima with 15mg of Abilify. I have lost two children due to a rare metabolic storage disorder (my only kids) so not only is it depression, it is grief. I ...

I am starting fetzima tomorrow. I am bi-polar. My doctor is having me try this along with 300mg of?

Posted 21 Jan 2014 3 answers

... buproprion (down from 600mg). Should I be worried since it mentions that this medication is not for bi-polar disorder? I also take klonopin and lamictal (100mg). Thank you Jennifer R

Fetzima - How long before feeling better?

Posted 4 Dec 2015 3 answers

I am on second day of fetzima, was on 225 of effexor. WEaning me off at same time. I have tried every antidepressant out there. I have MTHFR gene mutation which causes negative reactions to a lot of meds. I am hoping and praying this works. I am Bi-polar, major depressive, PTSD and anxiety. For ...

Generalized Anxiety Disorder - I am on .5 to 1 mg xanax as needed. My Dr added Buspar and a new AD?

Posted 19 Mar 2014 3 answers

... called Fetzima... looking at drug interactions... fetzima and buspar are BAD together. What should I do? Also has anyone been prescribed Fetzima? Apparently it is very new and I dont wanna be a guinea pig

How long does Fetzima withdrawal last?

Posted 23 Oct 2014 1 answer

I wasweaned off 45 mg Amitriptylne about two weeks ago and started on Fetzima on cross taper. When I hit 40 mg (10 days into this experimenet gone wrong) I hit the wall with horrible anxiety headachs stomach pain insommnia side effects So he told me to take two days of Fetzima 20 mg and started me ...

I was prescribed fetzima for fibromyalgia. I would like to know if anyone else has been prescribed?

Posted 3 Nov 2015 3 answers

If so has this drug worked for fibromyalgia because nothing else has worked!

Fetzima - All I hear is about side effects, so many and bad ones. I'm in such a bad way, so severly?

Posted 19 Aug 2016 3 answers

depressed, why would my dr want me to take something with so many side effects. I already feel horrible. Please help, tell me the good things this medicine will do for me. Help, help please.

Does Fetzima give you severe abdominal pain?

Posted 17 Mar 2014 1 answer

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