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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 ...

Has anyone tried Trintellix or have an opinion on it?

Posted 25 Feb 2017 by janiebme 9 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 ...

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?

Lexapro question? Concern about weight gain?

Posted 19 Sep 2015 by aamamc 13 answers

Hi. I was just prescribed lexapro by my doctor and therapist. I've never had good luck in the past with ssri's so I'm nervous about trying it. The major concern is the weight gain. I've read so much stories that it concerns me. I'm working to lose weight not gain. Can ...

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

New SSRI or go with SNRI?

Posted 16 Jan 2017 by jakemje 2 answers

I have had GAD with panic for over 20 years. Went on Lexapro and it worked great for almost a decade. It pooped out, tried Zoloft (just made me mad and irritated) then went to Prozac and Valium. It seemed to work "OK" for about 2 years and pooped out also. My doctor had me try Lexapro ...

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 ...

Does anyone know if Latuda is a SSRI? Also, how long does Latuda stay in the body after the last?

Posted 13 Mar 2015 by ads50500 7 answers

... dose? Thanks in advance for the help

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

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 ...

When did lithium start working for you?

Posted 11 days ago by JABURR 2 answers

I am taking lithium for treatment resistant depression. I tried to end my life a few weeks ago and have been on different SSRIs, antipsychotics and sleeping tablets. I'm kind of thinking Lithium is the last resort. I started taking it almost 3 weeks ago, but they haven't got it up to the ...

How long before I notice an ssri affect from tramadol?

Posted 18 Mar 2014 by kaw06 3 answers

I'm just wondering if the antidepressant in tramadol takes the usual 6-12 Weeks before you notice it?

Is there an SSRI that does not cause impotence/ sexual side effects?

Posted 20 Feb 2015 by toddles1978 4 answers

I'm currently on Lexapro for chronic anxiety and depression, and the sexual side effects are horrible! I am prescribed buspar to offset some of the side effects. The Lexapro causes me borderline impotence. Is there an SSRI, tricyclic, etc without all the sexual side effects, and maybe provide ...

Trintellix - How long does it take for people to feel any improvement on average?

Posted 27 Apr 2017 by vmrdoug2456 3 answers

I have been on different anti-depressants for 30 years TCA's, SSRI and SNRI. Some i have taken worked for periods of time for example I had been on Lexapro 20mg for about 8 years and like others it stopped working. My Doctor put me on a TCA Doxepin and worked up to 200mg at bedtime Less ...

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