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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 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 ...

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

Can I safely stop taking Trazodone after only 2 days?

Posted 5 days ago by Damascus7 1 answer

I was prescribed Trazodone (75mg) last week for insomnia, replacing the Doxepin that I was taking before which wasn't working. I also take SSRIs for anxiety (Buspirone, bupropion), and blood pressure medication (Atenolol). As soon as I started taking Trazodone I started having even more ...

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 ...

Can I use Atarax everyday for insomnia and take it with a SSRI?

Posted 24 Feb 2018 by Leen90 1 answer

Can I use Atarax everyday for sleeping with SSRI's?

Amantadine for sexual effects by SSRI?

Posted 10 Feb 2018 by JohnMoro1986 0 answers

My doctor advised me to take Amantadine to counter the sexual problems given by Zoloft, no one has experience of its effectiveness? Thank you :)

What Ssri I can use beside amitriptyline?

Posted 27 Jan 2018 by Leen90 1 answer

I use 65 mg of amitiptyline for sever anxeity and insomia and i want to add ssri beside it

What side effects has anyone had with Zoloft?

Posted 28 Dec 2017 by myedia3 2 answers

I am suppose to take Zoloft 25 mg for anxiety and OCD..I don't do well with SSRI's I tried to tell psychiatrist. Any suggestions? Thanks.

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

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

Posted 11 Nov 2017 by Mat1 3 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 ...

Why do I react strongly to low dosages?

Posted 2 Dec 2017 by Leadore 2 answers

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. ...

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