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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 ...

Levothyroxine horror???

Posted 15 days ago by inuyasha1liv 2 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 9 days ago 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 ...

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 ...

Viibryd - Honest answers needed?

Posted 30 Jan 2017 by lilabird 3 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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

Posted 9 Jan 2017 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 ...

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 ...

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

Posted 6 Jan 2017 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 ...

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

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