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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?

Hi there please help.. I have depression and anxiety for 7 years. I have tried all the SSRI's.

Posted 20 hours ago by Antonia1975 2 answers

Paxil. Celexa, Zoloft plus Elavil. I'm feeling flat all day. I'm not feeling my two lovely children. I started Rmeron 1mg slept well the first night and the second. After a week 2 days on 2 mg I can't sleep I wake up 4am sweating and my anxiety is very bad. I can't control it ...

Sertraline - SSRI - Serotonin Syndrome Risks?

Posted 17 days ago by Rockhopper92 2 answers

Hi, I've been on 50mg daily of Sertraline and have been now for about 5 or 6 days. A couple of years ago I took Fluoxetine for a few months with no issues. However Sertralien is making me feel dizzy, breathless, more anxious and generally very crappy. I sort of expected this as I don't ...

Does Anafranil cause weight gain?

Posted 4 days ago 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

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

Posted 2 days 1 hour ago by vmrdoug2456 0 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 ...

I'm at the end of my rope with SSRI's - Pdoc appt this afternoon?

Posted 18 days ago by lisap921 1 answer

I'm new here, so please bear with me. I'm a 34, married, and a mom of 2 boys (7 and 3). I exercise at least 4-5x a week for at least 45 mins and I watch what I eat for the most part. I've been on some form of antidepressant off and on since December 2009. Here is my experience with ...

Has anyone tried Trintellix or have an opinion on it?

Posted 25 Feb 2017 by janiebme 5 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 ...

Has anyone with OCD and very sensitive to meds tried Pristiq?

Posted 15 days ago by Groovycammy 1 answer

A doctor suggested Pristiq. I cannot tolerate SSRI's, so I doubt I could tolerate this. Thoughts? Thank you.

How long to expect fatigue symptoms from SSRI?

Posted 5 Apr 2017 by Bonnechance 1 answer

Just started taking viibryd ssri for depression and dealing with the usual side effects. The one that is bothering me the most is the fatigue. very tired but not sleepy, simply no energy and difficulty concentrating. Been on 10 mg for about a wk and moving up to 20 mg tomorrow. roughly how long ...

Vertigo - General dizziness related to BPPV, doesnt go away, unsuccessfully tried SSRIs?

Posted 25 Mar 2017 by BjornM 2 answers

I've had general dizziness for nine months now. Started with feeling really tired in the mornings, then I was hit by BPPV which triggered strong vertigo at certain head movements, and general dizziness 24/7. All this was probably cause by a stressful life and working too hard. BPPV was cured ...

How to know my SSRI is still working?

Posted 10 Mar 2017 by will9668 1 answer

I've been on Zoloft for about 7-8 years now, with great results. last week though, I had a panic attack, which I haven't had in years, and now I've been dealing with the residual fallout. I asked my psych if I should increase the dosage of Zoloft after the attack. she said to ...

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 ...

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

Posted 13 Feb 2017 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 ...

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