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Prozac - After increasing to 40mg please answer?

Posted 30 Dec 2013 by nofordepression 2 answers

Hello everyone I have read amazing posts about prozac Im on fluoxetine , had increased the dosage two weeks ago after a blip and upon request of my psychiatrist, please can people who increased to 40mg tell me it's success and it's worth it? I am very down and more depressed than ever, I ...

Gabapentin for Anxiety : How long for it to start relieving anxiety?

Posted 27 Sep 2015 by Matthews mom 10 answers

I am currently in the process of trying to figure out if I have Severe Anxiety, Mood Disorder or Bipolar Disorder. The psychiatrist prescribed me Gaba 100mg 3x daily. I stopped taking my Ativan b/c I didn't know if it was safe to mix and now my anxiety is through the roof. HOW LONG DOES IT ...

Lithium and Prosac cocktail?

Posted 5 days ago by Greenmymac 2 answers

First post here and have a question... Kinda freaking out... So I have been on lithium 900mg about 6 months, clomipramine 100mg about 8 Months and my psychiatrist just put me on Prozac 20mg and I made the stupid mistake of going online and reading a quick snippet of serotonin overdose and now ...

I'm switching from Zoloft to Viibryd & having more anxiety. Is this a normal part of switching SSRI?

Posted 7 days ago by whthawk27 1 answer

I've been on Zoloft for 4 years. I am making the switch to Viibryd due to my depression & anxiety getting worse. I'm also on Wellbutrin & Buspar, I've been on those for 2 years. My psychiatrist tapered me off Zoloft for 5 days, and I started my Viibryd pack last week at 10mg. ...

Am I on too much medicine?

Posted 18 days ago by tayfs 1 answer

I was at my psychiatrist the other day. I've been having trouble sleeping so I wanted to know if there was anything natural I could take with my current medication regimen (like melatonin). I also inquired about something natural for anxiety because I don't want to mess with my current ...

Prozac with Lexapro?

Posted 11 Sep 2014 by Rosie412 3 answers

I am currently on Lexapro 30mg per day. I notice that I have an increase in anxiety during my period. My psychiatrist advised me to start taking 10mg Prozac a few days before my period, during my period, and for 2 days after. I have read that taking these two medications together can lead to ...

Escitalopram - Is this drug prescribed by your psychiatrist or primary care doctor?

Posted 30 May 2017 by howefunny 1 answer

My primary care doctor just prescribed escitalopram. I have not yet been to a psychiatrist. My medical insurance will not cover that, but I will have to pay out of pocket. I tried a therapist once a week, but it was not of any help with my panic attacks. Is this something I would see a psychiatrist ...

Major Depressive Disorder - I didn't think it would be a big deal since I was to see my psychiatrist

Posted 5 May 2017 by AshleyLida 4 answers

... in 2 days so I skipped my Effexor. Today is day two and I feel horrible. My brain and eyes are "sparking" I'm miserably depressed, had to leave work bc I can't stop crying, I actually considered driving my car into a tree... suicidal thoughts for sure. I feel so alone, no ...

I am on Abilify 10 mg and Wellbutrin XL 300mg and the drugs have a major interaction?

Posted 30 May 2017 by Blake2077 0 answers

I have tried to go off or lower my dose of Abilify with supervision and help of a psychiatrist and it was unsuccessful. I have bipolar mood swing disorder and feel much more stable on this combination but worried about the dangers of combining the two. Does anyone know anything about this or have ...

Vraylar - Has anyone used this at low does with mirtazapine for anxiety/unipolar?

Posted 11 May 2017 by Kgub 0 answers

I have depression and high anxiety since mid February. My psychiatrist has me on 75 venaflaxine 37.5 mirtazapine after Luvox pooped out and Zoloft didn't work. At first I was on 150 mg of venaflaxine but got akathesia so now they have backed me off venaflaxine to 75 and increased mirtazapine. ...

Are there side effects of combining Wellbutrin and Cymbalta?

Posted 6 Apr 2017 by Shellyxox213 4 answers

I am 21 and diagnosed with major depression. I have been taking 300mg of Wellbutrin XL and 120 mg of Cymbalta daily for the past 5 months, but have been on Cymbalta for at least a year and a half. In January we decreased my Wellbutrin because I was having a twitching/ muscle spasm problem which I ...

Small Fiber Neuropathy - Hello, I thought I fad SFN, however my EMG, blood tests and skin biopsy?

Posted 2 Apr 2017 by jlor7755 3 answers

... were normal, I have the symptoms of burning feet, tingling etc. now my neurologist is sending me to a psychiatrist, he says could be from my high anxiety leve. Could that be the cause?

Depakote - Sodium Valproate and Fluoxetine for Depression?

Posted 20 Apr 2017 by MsKaluah 0 answers

I've taken many types of antidepressants over the past 17 years, but never made it out ofdepression for very long at a time. My new psychiatrist prescribed me Sodium Valproate (1000mg) about 8 days ago to take alongside the Fluoxetine (60mg) I've been on for a while (it helps with my OCD ...

Levothyroxine horror???

Posted 9 Mar 2017 by inuyasha1liv 4 answers

I was put on levothyroxine on a whim by my psychiatrist because my tsh was .10 higher then normal range Since taking this medication I have been so fatigued I had to nap to function my panic disorder and agoraphobia got way worse. I gained a ton of weight and I was only on 50mcg well I started ...

Is cognition impaired by lamotrigine?

Posted 15 Mar 2017 by Maggiedog 1 answer

I'm a 28 year old female struggling with severe depression. I am not epileptic or bipolar. My psychiatrist prescribed me lamotrigine since it had the least amount of side effects and I didn't have much luck without SSRIs in the past. I am currently on week 2 of taking 50 mg - the goal is ...

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