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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 ...

My psychiatrist suggested I may not be able to absorb folate an I have depression and anxiety. Have?

Posted 12 days ago by Zio10 1 answer

... tried 6 meds an currently on 7th low dose 10mg Celexa. Psychiatrist suggested L-methylfolate 1mg an that i could get it over the counter at a good reputable natural foods store. Can I take these together? Or is this done normally? Will it inhance the Celexa. I really dont want to go up any more ...

Is it better to take venlafaxine hcl 37.5 tablet twice a day, or 75 mg capsule once a day?

Posted 14 days ago by Speaking for husband 1 answer

Psychiatrist recommends 75 1/d but general MD wants it at 37.5 2/d. Have been on 75 1/d for 2 years and it keeps severe depression at bay. Have gained 40 lbs since first depression which was sudden and unrelenting. Two other meds did not work but for 1 year each and had to be changed. No question ...

Anyone feeling a loss of emotions while taking Cymbalta?

Posted 28 Dec 2016 by Susana Cruz 1 answer

Hi All, I've had an increase in anxiety lately, (have a lot on my plate) and was referred to a therapist (talk therapy) and a psychiatrist (meds). He prescribed Duloxetine (generic Cymbalta). I just started taking it at home last week on my 3 days off. The first week is 20 mg./day with a 10 ...

Does Viibryd have a short halflife?

Posted 18 Dec 2016 by NickVii 1 answer

I've been taking Viibryd, 60mg daily for "Pure O," OCD for 9 months. My response was sporadic with symptoms waxing and waning through out the day so my psychiatrist suggested that I split the dose, 20mg at breakfast and 40mg at dinner time. With the dose split relief is steadier ...

Sertraline - What if your Dr gives you a month to find a psychiatrist to dispense sertraline 100 mg?

Posted 29 Nov 2016 by Sadandlonely44 4 answers

... but your insurance is changing so I haven't been on if for about a week and a half. Having major anxiety, mood swings, depression, worthless. Is this a possible side affect? Why is my dr making me see a psychiatrist instead of keep giving it to me

Has anyone experience hypomania while on Latuda?

Posted 6 Dec 2016 by FSU1989 2 answers

I have seen 3 prestigious psychiatrist in the past 3 years. 2 said there is no way Latuda can cause hypomania. One said it is very rare but he has seen it. My phd therapist said she had a client that got that way while on Latuda.

Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome - Desperate search for anyone with relation to this condition!?

Posted 5 Dec 2016 by Kaitlyn4 0 answers

Hi, I am searching for anyone with or who knows someone with neuroleptic malignant syndrome. My uncle is 48 years old and has had special needs from birth and after many bouts of medication whilst the doctors struggled to understand what his specific condition was, he ended up with neuroleptic ...

Fluvoxamine - Does it get worse before it gets better?

Posted 12 Nov 2016 by Michellemelendy98 1 answer

I've been doing the trial and error with many medications I was diagnosed with Psychosis which was because my OCD that got so out of hand I turned manic. Latuda worked great but my new psychiatrist has added many and taken away some I just got off lamictal and weaning off Zoloft because ...

I take 60 mg of citalopram & 60 mg of Viibryd a day. Should I worry about such a large dosage taken?

Posted 31 Oct 2016 by RadBady 1 answer

... daily for several years now? I think I should see another psychiatrist to determine if I am taking too much of antidepressants.

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 ...

Why does moclobemide need to be taken with or after food?

Posted 3 Nov 2016 by Tayfirs 1 answer

I have just been prescribed moclobemide but have noticed the instructions say to have it with or after food. I have an eating disorder and often skip meals. What effect will it have taking it on an empty stomach i.e. will it not work as effectively or is it a gastric-irritant? Thanks.

How long before 4mg of Abilify will start to work for BiPolar depression?

Posted 26 Oct 2016 by bmp1986 1 answer

I came off of 40mg Latuda and was put on 2mg of Abilify. That was 4 weeks ago. I just called my Psychiatrist and she increased my Abilify to 4mg. How long will it take to notice any improvement? I am trapped in this depression and I am starting to ask myself, "what is the reason for ...

Psychiatrist cancelling other doctor's prescriptions?

Posted 27 Oct 2016 by Medicated92 1 answer

I saw a psychiatrist and he prescribed me the same medication as my physician. He wrote on the prescription to cancel all other prescriptions from my main doctor. He did not write a prescription for the medication that actually helps and I can refill that one here shortly. I was wondering if he ...

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