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What are the possible drug interaction between xanax and prozac?

Posted 27 Apr 2012 by garn2000 4 answers

I am extreamely manic and have insomnia. I am on xanax and have started taking prozac. what are the symtoms that may occur, if any, by mixing the two? So far, they work great for mania and insomnia. In other words they work well for me,

Metformin - off label use - weight loss?

Posted 15 Mar 2011 by Tonka8561 12 answers

First off, I take a boat load of psych meds, some of which tend to lead to weight gain. Second I recently gave up a 36 year cigarette habit that I loved to death, and have gained quite a bit in the last six weeks. I AM NOT seeking weight loss tips. Because of the weight gain, my Dr.prescribed ...

What is a proper diet to go on with lithium?

Posted 4 Sep 2013 by lighterman 3 answers

low fat low carb low calorie high protein sugar free

Are thier any anti depressants that don't cause weight gain?

Posted 23 Mar 2010 by booboo02 7 answers

I've been taking Bupropion for depression (as well as lithium) as it seems like the only drug that does not cause me to gain weight. After some research and answeres some of you have provided me with, bupropion and lithium may not be the best combination of drugs. Also, being bipolor I wonder ...

Risperdal/Risperidone Withdrawal Side Effects?

Posted 12 Sep 2009 by RedKimbo 3 answers

I am currently taking 1mg to sometimes 2mg doses of Risperdal/Risperidone. What are the withdrawal effects with my dosage? Is it true paranoia (hallucinations) and delusions would occur? Or just mild irritability/ticking/twitching?

I just started taking Lithium this morning. What can I expect within the next few hours and days?

Posted 30 Jan 2012 by Serpenteyes 4 answers

My dose is 300mg in the morning and 300mg at night... and then after 5 days I am to go to 300mg in the morning to 600mg at night. How much water a day should I drink? I read that was important. Thanks for answering.

I'm bipolar and going through a manic episode. Anyone have any coping tips?

Posted 17 Aug 2012 by key28 10 answers

I'm bipolar, have ptsd, and severe anxiety. I currently take 20mg lexapro daily, 200mg seroquel at bedtime, and 1mg klonopin 1-2 times daily as needed. I am currently going through a manic episode and my anxiety is through the roof because of some of the careless decisions I have been making. ...

Lamictal + Abilify?

Posted 23 Jan 2015 by inphases 7 answers

I'm 46- dealt with depression my whole life and at 19 had a psychotic break/manic episode and then diagnosed BP 1. I refused to take the lithium that was prescribed to me and had 3 more complete psychotic breaks- I got the hint and since the last manic episode was so horrific- absolutely ...

Can olanzapine treat manic depression? In how many days?

Posted 7 days ago 2 answers

I have manic depression. Can olanzapine of 10 mg treat this disease in the same amount of time lithium would? Lithium is 7 days of treatment, how would the treatment go with olanzapine?

Is saphris a weight gainer?

Posted 2 Feb 2011 by halo09 7 answers

i was just perscribed saphris today 10mg 2xs a day i have been on prob every med there is for depression bipolar manic ect that there is also had ect treatments done im on liuthium and zanzx right now i didn't want this med only because i have been on so many meds for so many yrs and ...

Should I be on Lamictal if I'm NOT bipolar?

Posted 10 Nov 2012 by taiowa72 6 answers

I was diagnosed with bipolar in 2005. But over the years as I became more educated about it, I was like "Hey? I'm not manic, I don't do these crazy, wild things that they say bipolar people do! I'm just majorly depressed!" Now I feel idiotic!!

Can Lamictal make you manic?

Posted 7 Dec 2013 by kamcl 6 answers

I'm a 19 year old female diagnosed with Bipolar II, and I just started taking Lamictal 11 days ago on 25 mg a day. I bump my dose up to 50 mg tomorrow. While it's definitely taken the edge off of my depression, I have not felt the need to sleep or eat for the last couple of days (I have ...

I've tried so many meds to deal with my Bipolar Disorder, need info on Lithium please?

Posted 14 May 2010 by redhead4ever 13 answers

I have taken many different meds to manage my Bipolar Disorder 2. I have severe mixed episodes & my Doc says I can't take an antidepressant due to this. Some of the anti-psychotics I have taken did help with sleeping & hypomania but don't seem to touch the depression I get & ...

Bipolar Disorder - considering changing from Lamictal to Effexor, does anyone have any advice?

Posted 16 Jul 2012 by confusdaily 9 answers

I'm currently on 100mg lamictal once daily for Bipolar Manic Depression. I have been on this same dose for almost 6yrs & I dont feel I live productive life. Most days I sit on couch depressed & crying bcause I see all the housework that needs to b done but mentally I cannot physically ...

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