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Does Effexor give you motivation to get to work, gym and other daily activities?

Posted 12 Apr 2018 by Imagine112 2 answers

I have completely interest in everything and been staying home most of the time. I have been on Effexor for over a week. I want my life back.

Mirtazapine 30mg vs Zyprexa 2.5mg?

Posted 23 Apr 2018 by CaliforniaGuy1 0 answers

I have been taking Zyprexa 2.5mg for the past 3 months with quite some success, but it didn’t do much as far as depression and motivation. I also tried Latuda for a couple weeks, but that turned out to be a bad med for me. Today, my pdoc prescribed mirtazapine 30mg in hopes that it helps with ...

2 half weeks on Prozac. Why don't I have motivation and these mild headaches?

Posted 10 Mar 2018 3 answers

I've tried a lot of different antidepressants. I am now going back to this one. I have social anxiety and panic attacks and lately haven't been leaving my home much I also suffer from depression. I'm 24 years old.. I hate it I'm on 10mg Prozac and 0.25 Xanax. I might ask my ...

Effexor XR and heartburn?

Posted 9 Jan 2018 by Quando62 2 answers

Just started 37.5mg Effexor. I'm on my 4th day and can tell it is already giving me a boost of motivation. Just wondering, the ONLY side effect I have is constant heartburn. Wondering how long this will last? I have noticed it helping my OCD and ADHD and more energy, but the heartburn and ...

Is anyone taking more that 300mg of Lamictal?

Posted 27 Nov 2017 by Md97756 6 answers

I am bipolar II and have been taking 300mg of Lamictal for a few years. My depression is getting quite bad again. I have no motivation, in fact it’s jard to even get up and get dressed. I am worried about increasing my dose anymore but I am not sure what else to do. I am on Seroquel and ...

How long did it take for sertraline to kick in?

Posted 21 Jan 2018 by summer108509 0 answers

I was on 50mg for a week, then 100mg for about 2 weeks and now have been on 150mg for 2 weeks. So far I'm not feeling any change in energy levels or motivation/general mood. My anxiety has also come back as I swapped from citalopram to this. Anyone been in a similar situation?

Week three of Celexa?

Posted 9 Dec 2017 by Momma W 2 answers

I have been on 10 mg of Celexa, starting next week on week three. Still don't see any real change at all, not hungry, no motivation, down mood, not interested in anything, etc. How long before a positive change? I know people around me (spouse) especially can see it too. Do I need a higher ...

SRI induced emotional blunting & broken reward system?

Posted 10 Jul 2017 by NNorim 2 answers

Hello, I'm suffering from depressions and social anxiety. Unfortunately it looks like I have very unpleasant side effects from SRIs: I can't feel anymore, my emotions are numbed. My motivation is non-existent and I am indifferent to everything. When I watch some emotional video I used to ...

I just started taking lithium. Does it take away your motivation to do anything?

Posted 14 Aug 2017 by Downbutnotour 1 answer

I am 67 and have been doing fine in Effexor, till I had a incident. I was on 300 for a week, just bumped it up to 600 and do not feel like myself. How long does one feel like they're in a fog? My depression has been going on for 8 weeks. The doc said I could try abilify and that is freaking me ...

I've been on 100 mgs Zoloft for 25 years now but feel like it isn't working as well anymore?

Posted 9 Jul 2017 by Kathy_59 2 answers

My main problem is lack of motivation/energy. Also have some insomnia. I also have hypothyroid which I am taking rx for. Thought about switching meds to either another SSRI or SNRI. Any recommendations?

My venlafaxine dose has been increased by 36.5mg, (previous 225mg), will this stop natural grieving?

Posted 8 Aug 2017 by Suzewooze 1 answer

... I have had lack of motivation for some months to tend to basics like washing and eating/food shopping etc, my father died last week, i am in the grieving process, will this increased dose interfere with grieving as i dont want to bottle it all up, as have done with other emotional episodes in ...

Venlafaxine - How to get motivation back?

Posted 13 Jul 2017 by Moorhead 1 answer

On Effexor for panic attacks, about 3 Years! Changed me a lot for the better!!! No more attacks. . I have done more in my life since on it. Just lack of motivation!!! What can we do to get it back? Naturally!

I want to quit taking 20mg of Prozac, it's only been 8 days what will happen if I stop taking it?

Posted 28 May 2017 by Woodlake 2 answers

My side effects to this medicine is unreal, no appetite, very tired, afraid to drive, have no motivation to do anything, nausea, headache, etc! I want to stop but my dr won't be in his office until Tuesday! I need some advise please

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