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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?

I'm switching from Zoloft to Viibryd & having more anxiety. Is this a normal part of switching SSRI?

Posted 10 days ago by whthawk27 1 answer

I've been on Zoloft for 4 years. I am making the switch to Viibryd due to my depression & anxiety getting worse. I'm also on Wellbutrin & Buspar, I've been on those for 2 years. My psychiatrist tapered me off Zoloft for 5 days, and I started my Viibryd pack last week at 10mg. ...

Has anyone tried Trintellix or have an opinion on it?

Posted 25 Feb 2017 by janiebme 6 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 ...

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

Posted 29 Apr 2017 by Antonia1975 4 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 ...

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

Posted 27 Apr 2017 by vmrdoug2456 2 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 ...

Bipolar1 and taking SSRI?

Posted 8 May 2017 by Tommy 34 4 answers

I am bipolar 1 and my psychiatrist had me taking Lexapro 10 mg and Remeron 10 mg I am not depressed, I have been taking this combo for nine months nothing else but these two . I am very hostile it seems to have gotten worse in the last three months. I read that people who are bipolar 1 should avoid ...

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

What can help to restore libido after taking psych meds?

Posted 18 May 2017 by Jay123123 0 answers

I took both ssri and antipsychotics and i now my libido is gone. Is there anything that can help? I am male.

I am experiencing extern anxiety and panic attacks. I don't want to take SSRI's?

Posted 12 May 2017 by Csillamaxwell 1 answer

How much of St. John is recommended for that. It's for the chemicals in the brain to function normal again.

Propranolol - Does it stop dizziness from anxiety?

Posted 4 May 2017 by Lauraxx 3 answers

I have been suffering with a panic disorder for a year now and tried many ssris but these have made me worse! I am now suffering with chronic dizziness feeling like I'm going to fall over all the time or just pass out. I have been layed In bed for 2 weeks as it's got to much. Has anyone ...

Anyone use an SSRI to treat insomnia (from anxiety)?

Posted 2 May 2017 by raw83472 2 answers

I have chronic insomnia which I believe is from General Anxiety Disorder... Has anyone else used SSRi (such as lexapro) to treat the anxiety disorder (thus, alleviating the insomnia)? I've tried sleep meds but they all stop working after about 3 days and some don't work at all. Seroquel ...

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 ...

Sertraline - SSRI - Serotonin Syndrome Risks?

Posted 13 Apr 2017 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 ...

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