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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 ...

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 9 days ago 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Viibryd - Honest answers needed?

Posted 30 Jan 2017 by lilabird 4 answers

Hello! I just recently saw a psychiatrist for the first time and she recommended I take Viibryd and wean off of the Sertraline I have been on for years. I have been diagnosed with MDD and major anxiety. I am still in the first week of the 10 mg sample pack, but I have a ton of anxiety since ...

I got a question regarding combined?

Posted 14 Feb 2017 by DamienM 2 answers

I was just (today) prescribed Quetiapine and I currently take mirtzapine. I am not sure if I should take the two which was prescribed by a psychiatrist. The reasons why is I think I'm just sketchy about combined medications and I suffer quite sever anxiety to a point that it makes me feel ...

Does Zoloft make you unmotivated?

Posted 8 Feb 2017 by Sctp75 1 answer

I am on my fifth day of Zoloft 25mg. My psychiatrist has told me to go to 50mg after 7 days. I've found that I can now think more clearly but I have no motivation to do anything. I'm planning on sitting on my bed for the day. I'm hoping that this feeling won't last and that I ...

Is it safe to take 150 mg amitriptyline and 60 mg Cymbalta?

Posted 4 Feb 2017 by Older60 1 answer

My psychiatrist has me take 150mg of amitriptyline and now my neurologist wants me to take 60 mg Cymbalta for nerve pain. i had been told before that it isn't safe. Please help, I don't want the neurologist to think I don't trust him. He has helped me so much already with my ...

Why do my prescriptions have the name of my private psychiatrist after leaving psychiatric facility?

Posted 10 Feb 2017 by Analysis Paralysis 1 answer

I spent a week in an in-patient psychiatric facility. I never signed any release of information paperwork for my private psychiatrist. The psychiatrist at the facility was the one who wrote the prescription. When I filled the prescriptions they had the name of my private psychiatrist on the ...

Asenapine - Diagnosed Bipolar and BPD?

Posted 8 Feb 2017 by Tyler1975 0 answers

I take Lamictal. Recently my psychiatrist added Saphris because I was still having mania as well as depression with suicidal ideation. I was wondering if anyone had any problems with the Saphris. I also take Xanax for anxiety. Just wanted some input.

Anyone feeling a loss of emotions while taking Cymbalta?

Posted 28 Dec 2016 by Susana Cruz 2 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 ...

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