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

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

Had a breakdown 5months ago and suffer severe depression and anxiety?

My psychiatrist has me on Seroquel XR 100mg 3 times a day, Seroquel IR 100mg at night , Valium 5mg 3 times a day, Mirtazapine 90mg at night ,and Effexor 37.5 mg in morning and my depression is getting worse not better since he added the Effexor 5 weeks ago

Anyone feeling a loss of emotions while taking Cymbalta?

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

Psychiatrist won’t prescribe benzos. What now?

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

FDA - Why does generic Adderall from Teva help my ADHD but the same generic from Zydus have no...

... effect other than upset stomach and anxiety. There is no way they can be the same. My Psychiatrist has told he can specify Teva only but I unable to get a pharmacy to keep them in stock for me. What should I do?

Prozac - After increasing to 40mg please answer?

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

Can Klonopin and Xanax be prescribed at same time because of conditions I have?

I see a psychiatrist have GAD generalized anxiety disorder and other anxiety issues along with rare panic attacks I get #90 1mg Klonopin a month but I have RLS and insomnia had sleep test done I’ve tried a bunch of different sleeping meds from doc none worked or made me groggy but a 1mg Xanax... read more

Prescribed pristiq 50mg & lamictal 25. I'm newly diagnosed as bipolar 2. Scared of what to expect?

Hi everyone. I'm new here. Was actually searching for some information but I thought i would ask my own question. I went to see a psychiatrist yesterday based on a recommendation from my therapist who has been for months entertaining the idea that I have bipolar 2.first psychiatrist I saw... read more

Levothyroxine horror???

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... read more

Does carbamazepine make you sleepy? I need some sleep?

Does CARBAMAZEPINE PUT YOU TO SLEEP? I NEED TO SLEEP, I HAVEN'T BEEN SLEEPING FOR 4 NIGHTS. I AM BIPOLAR AND IT WAS PRESCRIBED TO ME BY MY PSYCHIATRIST. I ONLY USED IT ONCE BECAUSE I CAN'T CONTROL MY MOVEMENT. I WAS WALKING FROM MY PATIO TO MY LIVING ROOM AND I KEPT ON WALKING UNTIL I WAS... read more

I have been taking Effexor XR 37.5mg every other day for over 15 years. There was no therapeutic?

... effect anymore, I was just on it to avoid the horrible withdrawals. I finally decided I wanted off of the Effexor so I went to the psychiatrist to discuss weaning off, but due to my current life situation, my doc decided to up my dose to 75 mg every day. I am now tired, nauseous and just... read more

Are there side effects of combining Wellbutrin and Cymbalta?

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... read more

Lamictal caused excessive weight gain how do I lose it?

I started lamictal a bit over a year ago and now I’m at 350 XR and since I started I have gained over 100 pounds. I have improved my diet and increased my exercise since I started and the only thing that changed over the year was the addition of lamictal. I know “it doesn’t cause... read more

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