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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?

Venlafaxine - Being off from a long period on SSRI's , I'm actually starting xr75 mg Venlaflaxine?

Posted 21 Nov 2017 by ERIC1961 3 answers

Taking it in the morning, late afternoon i start to feel down and irritable,not quiet ,anxious and feel like i need another pill. Does it mean i'll need a higher dose or it's just until it starts effect on me

Why do I react strongly to low dosages?

Posted 14 days ago by Leadore 1 answer

I react very strongly on medications like SSRI, SNRI, Anti-seizure meds and so on. For an example: 100 mg Gabapentin or 25 mg Lyrica feels like x10 the dosage. I can’t tolerate SSRIs bc if strong side effects like cramps, twitching and feeling hyper/stress. Even 5 mg of Fluoxetine. ...

Dr. has decided to switch me from Fluoxetine to Venlafaxine and I am terrified! What is the...

Posted 11 Nov 2017 by Mat1 2 answers

... difference between an SSRI and an SNRI? How will the side effects differ? My main struggle is daily anxiety, racing thoughts, and my agoraphobia is getting worse. Is there actually a Med that helps agoraphobia or do you just have to face it head on?

5 weeks on SSRI, will side effects not go away?

Posted 13 Nov 2017 by Leadore 2 answers

I have a strange body that don’t seem to tolerate any psychiatric drugs. I tried all SSRIs and SNRIs, lamotrigine, Agomelatine and so on. Always the same - My muscles tense up, jaw clenching, ”twitches” that move around randomly and come only when relaxing. Been pushing forward on ...

Has anyone experienced a swollen tongue while taking citalopram?

Posted 8 Nov 2017 by Brat62 1 answer

I suffer from chronic depression and anxiety. I took amitriptyline 200mg for over 25 years, but I still suffered with GAD. I think the doctors over the years have tried almost every SSRI that was on the market and I have had side effects from each one of them. I took Klonopin for ten years. My GP ...

Anyone suffer from Pure O?

Posted 10 Oct 2017 by Mandypandy12 1 answer

Hello everyone, This is my first time ever writing about my condition in any type of social forum but i guess its the next generation of portal support. So here i go.. Im a 33 year old woman who got diagnosed with Pure O Ocd at 19 years old. I was on 100 mg of fluvoxamine for years but as of ...

Has anyone tried Trintellix or have an opinion on it?

Posted 25 Feb 2017 by janiebme 7 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 ...

Does Anafranil cause weight gain?

Posted 26 Apr 2017 by Violet89 1 answer

Hi, I'm starting Anafranil for my OCD. I have tried the SSRIs and they didn't help me. I'm concerned because the doctor said Anafranil can cause weight gain. Has anyone had this issue ? Thanks

Hey everyone, I'm looking for some input. I've just started Paxil 10mg for panic disorder.

Posted 29 Jul 2017 by Mpershe90 3 answers

Also for extreme anxiety. It worked very well for me in the past but now I've just started it again 20mg... I've tried many other SSRI's to no avail also so that's why I'm going back after 2 years. However I'm only on day 2 and my anxiety is FAR worse..I can't ...

My psych doctor prescribed me Viagra due to SSRI side effects?

Posted 19 Aug 2017 by Cree1234 2 answers

My psych doctor called in a script for Viagra due to SSRI side effects and the script was called into a different pharmacy than what my GP and I use. It is obviously not a controlled substance and would be embarrassed for my GP to know. My question is would they know?

Can Cigarettes be smoked on fluoxetine(Prozac) without altering the metabolism/effect/pharmacology?

Posted 28 Apr 2015 by lukeandreas 2 answers

SSRI, Prozac, Fluoxetine, Tobacco, Cigarettes

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