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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 ...

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 1 day 10 hours ago by janiebme 4 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 ...

Stopping Effexor XR 37.5 after 4 days…moving to Zoloft immediately. Thoughts?

Posted 13 days ago by robcbar1 1 answer

I couldn’t handle the startup effects of Effexor, and I’m hoping that introducing another SSRI immediately will help prevent my serotonin levels from dropping too much and curb some of the Effexor withdrawal. Two questions for my friends on here… 1. Should I be prepared for ...

I m up to 30 mg Celexa started yesterday on Friday just wondering..

Posted 15 days ago by michele harvey 1 answer long it will take to see any difference and does it work for you and in what way?

Has anyone quit antidepressants totally after long term use?

Posted 16 Jan 2017 by migrainesuf1166 2 answers

Hello, I have been on SSRI's and SNRI's for about 20 years total (different meds) and recently was on cymbalta for about 5 years, adding Wellbutrin the last year of that. Having gone up and down on the cymbalta and noticing for a long while it wasn't helping much with depression I ...

Has anyone been prescribed Topamax while taking an SSRI?

Posted 25 Jan 2017 by lizpw 2 answers

I've gained a significant amount of weight since taking a generic form of Paxil. My provider has prescribed Topamax to be taken at night along with the Paxil. I'm extremely wary of taking both since they cause drowsiness and possible confusion. I am over 65 and certainly afraid of falling ...

Does Lamictal help with GAD?

Posted 10 Jan 2017 by Kerrichele88 2 answers

I was prescribed Lamictal by my PCP for generalized anxiety after having bad side effects with SSRIs, tricyclics, quetiapine, vistaril, and seroquel. I used BuSpar also, which didn't work for me. I did use Oleptro which worked VERY well, but insurance won't approve. I have been using ...

Has anyone had success with Lamictal after doctor changed an ssri or snri like Effexor to it?

Posted 25 Dec 2016 by Y85 1 answer

I been dealing with depression for over a decade. Honestly, I'm tired of the side effects from ssri's and snri's, especially the sexual side effects. My doctor chamged me to Lamictal. My depression is a low depression, I have alot of symptoms of anhedonia. But I was diagnose with ...

Cymbalta ruined my daily life?

Posted 21 Nov 2016 by migrainesuf1166 3 answers

Has anyone else had this experience? I have been on this med for 5 years. In the beginning it seemed to help a little, which after having been on many SSRI's and then not working, even a little help was great. I continued on this and have had so many health issues and side effects that it ...

Lamotrigine - will only 25mg increase make a difference?

Posted 30 Nov 2016 by allison_G 1 answer

Currently on 5mg Lexapro (won't tolerate anymore or else I have SE- same with all SSRIs at this point in my life), 150mg Wellbutrin XL which is awesome, and 200 mg Lamictal. I need some adjusting as still struggling with a little depression since I can't add anymore SSRI successfully. My ...

Citalopram and extreme muscle twitches?

Posted 6 Dec 2016 by shizuka1 1 answer

I just started taking 5 mg of Citalopram and the first day I felt almost no side effects. The second day of the medication my speech suddenly started slurring and I got a weird tension, anxiety and a mild fever. I started shaking uncontrollably and my whole body would get tense. Then I started ...

Cyclobenzaprine - I have Fibromyalgia and I chose to use muscle relaxers vs the SSRI's they are?

Posted 16 Oct 2016 by Momma888 3 answers

... recommending because they do little or nothing to help with the pain. Lately even the 10 mg Flexeril are not helping. Do I increase my dosage or does the Doctor write out a new prescription with a higher dose?

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

Celexa - SSRIs before and after pregnancy?

Posted 27 Oct 2016 by kdvirginia 1 answer

Question to those of you who have taken SSRIs before pregnancy. Are any of you finding that you are not tolerating the meds as well as before you were pregnant? I took 40mg of Celexa for YEARS before tapering off before pregnancy and did great on it. Now I've attempted Zoloft, Lexapro and now ...

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