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What's the difference between SSRI's and SNRI's?

Posted 27 Mar 2014 by Mmk2017 7 answers

I was talking to my therapist about mine and my mom's anxiety medicine. I'm taking Zoloft and she's taking Cymbalta. I was talking to my therapist about how my mom wants me to get out on what she's taking but my therapist was saying that it was a different class of drugs and ...

What is the difference between ssri's and snri's?

Posted 27 Jun 2013 by cookie414 3 answers

I had a bad reaction to Prozac many years ago. I was told by my doc that I cannot tolerate ssri's. I was prescribed Cymbalta yesterday (snri) and was wondering what the difference between the drug classes was?

Sexual Dysfunction, SSRI Induced - I'm a 57 year old and cannot afford Viagra but a doctor gave me a

Posted 25 Dec 2015 by Harold Thornton 4 answers

... sample to try,I took 25mg and that was more than enough for a good long lasting erection.Is there any generic over the counter drug or anything else that I could try?

Has anyone tried Trintellix or have an opinion on it?

Posted 25 Feb 2017 by janiebme 8 answers

I have a hard time with stomach issues when on SSRI's and SNRI's. Have had to stop meds months after being on them due to nausea, weight loss and bad side effects. I am confused about why the psych doc prescribed this, as it has a high incidence of causing nausea. Has anyone tried it and ...

Feeling worse -more depressed- after 2 weeks on zoloft 50 mg?

Posted 20 Feb 2016 by Nettis 1 answer

I was on these meds for 18 years, feeling perfect but decided to quit this summer after seeing some Webinars about the negative parts of SSRIs. And 5 months later I'm on them again. I just quit a really stressed job which is the reason I finally got burned out. I started on 25 mg for 3 weeks ...

Is melatonin safe with sertraline?

Posted 24 Jan 2018 by Kem2584 1 answer

I have heard/read mixed reviews on taking melatonin with sertraline. That the effects of melatonin can counteract that of the SSRI. I have been takin 1.5 mg to help me sleep and I do not want to continue if there could be an issue

How long before the brain returns to normal after stopping SSRI/SNRIs?

Posted 11 May 2018 by philosikat 4 answers

I took SSRI and SNRIs for almost 20 years and stopped taking them gradually, the latest of these being Abilify which I stopped in Nov. 2017 and Cymbalta which I stopped in February 2018. I understand that the brain has to relearn how to transport serotonin once you no longer take these type of ...

Lexapro - does it get worse before it gets better?

Posted 17 days ago by joaniev 3 answers

Hi all, I've been on many SSRI's in the past and had no side effects from any of them. This is my 5th day on lex an am having some joint pains, ringing ears and my left wrist is a bit swollen. The 1st 2 days were AMAZING - absolutely no anxiety, couldn't worry if i tried. Started to ...

Celexa to Lexapro to Zoloft?

Posted 9 days ago by phillyroll15 1 answer

Good morning I have a long history with SSRIs. I get about 3-5 years out of each drug and then have to switch. I was previously on Celexa and it pooped out. I made the mistake of going to Lexapro. I say mistake because their chemical compounds are the exact same, but I guess the way they are made ...

What medications can you take for migraine when you take SSRIs or SNRIs?

Posted 1 hour 25 minutes ago by CaryWyant 0 answers

I have chronic migraine with nausea. It has been 6 months now. I have had two Botox treatments, but the migraines keep coming back.

First day of new SSRI (Lexapro) - Questions?

Posted 24 May 2018 by Bluejay85 1 answer

Today, I took my first dose of Lexapro (10mg) and have been a bit anxious about it. Previously, I was on Zoloft (150 mg) for about 6 years. I felt that it stopped working for me as I was experiencing severe anxiety and depression. Hence, why I went to the doctor to switch anti-depressants. I am ...

SSRI - can I take Aleve with naproxen?

Posted 12 May 2018 by ruthie1949 1 answer

I have long QT intervals avoid ssri

Feel somewhat hopeless after going through numerous SSRIs to no avail?

Posted 28 Apr 2018 by smojob1 1 answer

Hi, I've suffered with bad anxiety my whole life, which I often describe as my personal, secret prison. My life is seriously impacted by it to a point I describe it as my personal, secret prison. Wasn't till the last 10 years that I opted to try medication based on my Dr's ...

Escitalopram - Antidepressants in the elderly?

Posted 5 May 2018 by emirhannas 0 answers

I'd like to learn about your experiences with antidepressant use in elderly who has several other comorbidities and already on multiple medications. My grandma, 86, COPD, bronchiectasis, atrial fibrillation, glaucoma, recent hospitalization in ICU (intubated) due to pneumonia and respiratory ...

Does anyone have any urinary retention with Lexapro or any other SSRI?

Posted 2 May 2018 by Tom Piccoli 0 answers

I had to go on FLomax after increasing Lexapro starting at 10 mg of Lexapro. Now I'm taking 20 mG of Lexapro and will probably need to go off it because of the urinary retention. I also had this issue with Prozac as well.

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