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

Posted 27 Sep 2015 by Matthews mom 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 ...

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 ...

Increasing Lamictal from 25mg to 50mg?

Posted 9 days ago by Baseballguy16 1 answer

I have been taking Lamictal 25mg for a month now. I have recently felt some lows recently, haven't felt like myself and my psychiatrist suggested to increase the dosage to 50 mg. I also take Lexapro 15mg. I understand its the lower end of the spectrum for this med but I am always concerned ...

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

Posted 12 Dec 2014 by hnmacht 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 ...

Why isn't Adderall and Vyvanse working for me?

Posted 24 Oct 2014 by kristeno4567 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. ...

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 ...

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

Posted 25 Oct 2015 by Artist1980 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?

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

Posted 24 Sep 2014 by grateful69 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 ...

Who is taking generic escitalopram?

Posted 8 Oct 2013 by Dustin2226 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 ...

When do withdrawal symptoms start after stopping Lexapro?

Posted 2 Feb 2018 by EDsster 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 ...

Depression - I Just saw my psychiatrist and was asked if I do drugs! Is this normal practice?

Posted 14 Nov 2013 by kaw06 9 answers

... Needless to say I do not! I was very insulted, I would like to know if anyone else has been asked this? The only reason I can fathom for her asking this would be that my antidepressant was upped again. Do they have to ask this?

Anyone feeling a loss of emotions while taking Cymbalta?

Posted 28 Dec 2016 by Susana Cruz 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 ...

How long does levothyroxine stay in your system after overdose?

Posted 3 Jul 2018 by AviHR 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 ...

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