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

Posted 27 Sep 2015 12 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 gabapentin 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... read more

Prozac - After increasing to 40mg please answer?

Posted 30 Dec 2013 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... read more

Switching from Lexapro to Paxil for anxiety?

Posted 14 May 2019 1 answer

So I had been on Lexapro 20mg for 5+ years and last summer I was weened off the medication because my psychiatrist and myself thought I no longer needed it due to the lack of anxiety symptoms. Last fall the symptoms returned and were overwhelming causing me to withdraw and isolate myself in my... read more

Psychiatrist won’t prescribe benzos. What now?

Posted 6 Feb 2019 3 answers

I’ve struggled with really bad anxiety my whole life. I’ve been diagnosed with GAD with panic attacks, social anxiety disorder, depression, ADD. I also have un-diagnosed PTSD from a rather recent event that’s happened to me which interferes badly with my sleeping (difficulty... read more

Early Adderall refill request twice; pharmacist to make note/contact doctor?

Posted 12 Dec 2014 1 answer

So I've had ADHD since I was 7 just never took medication for it. But about a month ago I decided with starting a new job I should be on my best game so I went to a psychiatrist and we started testing out different doses. First we tried taking one 10mg two times a day (didn't help) went... read more

How long does levothyroxine stay in your system after overdose?

Posted 3 Jul 2018 1 answer

Background: Until a month ago I took 10 mg Zyprexa, 40 mg Celexa, and 50 mg levothyroxine. My psychiatrist switched my 10 mg Zyprexa to 10 mg Abilify. I started to feel restless and anxious so my psychiatrist told me to reduce to 20 mg Celexa few days ago. Now for the levothyroxine issue: Few... read more

When do withdrawal symptoms start after stopping Lexapro?

Posted 2 Feb 2018 2 answers

I took Lexapro for 5 weeks for anxiety/panic disorder and due to side effects constantly going even after 4 weeks i told my psychiatrist and she agreed and told me to ween off it for the next 4 days only taking half the pill. Made me feel more at ease the last day i felt good that i took it and... read more

Why isn't Adderall and Vyvanse working for me?

Posted 24 Oct 2014 1 answer

I got diagnosed with ADHD when i was in 4th grade. I didn't start taking medication for it till now (i'm a freshman in college now). I went to a Psychiatrist for it and he started me off with Vyvanse 20mg. He graduatlly gave me a higher dosage such as 40mg, 60mg, and 70mg within a month.... read more

Does Latuda cause weight gain in most cases or is it rare?

Posted 25 Oct 2015 7 answers

The Psychiatrist who put me on Latuda originally told me it didn't cause weight gain but since then I've heard it has. What's your experience been?

Prozac with Lexapro?

Posted 11 Sep 2014 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... read more

I was prescribed adderall 30 milligrams on my first visit to my psychiatrist. he said it would start

Posted 24 Sep 2014 3 answers

... working immediately. I was told I needed to figure out the dosage myself. I ended up taking 3 to 4 30 milligrams a day. on my second visit he suggested I might have narcolepsy As well. the drug cost me to have severe paranoia, sleeping issues, and I was scared all the time. I asked if I could... read more

Anyone feeling a loss of emotions while taking Cymbalta?

Posted 28 Dec 2016 5 answers

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... read more

Who is taking generic escitalopram?

Posted 8 Oct 2013 7 answers

Last week I had an appointment with my psychiatrist..I was taking 75mg zoloft manufactured by greenstone. It was great up until about 5 months and then it stopped working, so he gave me lexapro. I'm almost fully weaned off or the zoloft. But I'm a little worried because I've read SO... read more

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