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I'm coming off 5mg of Lexapro. What types of side effects should I expect?

Posted 23 Jan 2015 by ss523 7 answers

I have been on 5mg of Lexapro daily since October (almost 4 months) and after doing talk therapy and attacking my anxiety head on and with other means (aside from the medication) my doctor said I am ready to come off. She said I shouldn't feel much since I was on it for a short period of time ...

Prednisone and pain relievers?

Posted 1 Dec 2014 by sghiglieri 2 answers

Looking for options here - herniated a disk in my back - on a 10 day course of prednisone therapy - ibuprofen is contraindicated - but seems to be the only drug (in combo with Oxycodone) that makes the pain manageable. Tyelenol just doesnt cut it - and upping the Oxy only puts me out of commission ...

Anyone feeling a loss of emotions while taking Cymbalta?

Posted 28 Dec 2016 by Susana Cruz 5 answers

Hi All, I've had an increase in anxiety lately, (have a lot on my plate) and was referred to a therapist (talk therapy) and a psychiatrist (meds). He prescribed Duloxetine (generic Cymbalta). I just started taking it at home last week on my 3 days off. The first week is 20 mg./day with a 10 ...

Did anyone have a shock therapy for a clinical depression? Did it help?

Posted 11 days ago by Social94127 2 answers

I am suffering from depression for many years. Started twenty years ago with 10 mg of Paxil. It worked very well. I still take 60 mg of this med and many more. Last three years were very difficult. Recently my doctor suggested a shock therapy. It scares me, and I would like to hear from people who ...

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) - I am on Xarelto for a partial DVT diagnosed on 10-11. My Vascular Dr.?

Posted 30 Nov 2014 by marickp 3 answers

... did doppler on 10-28 and no evidence of DVT. I am still taking Xarelto for the 3 month therapy. After 3 busy days I have a cramp pain in my calf. Could I have a new DVT while still on Xarelto?

Wellbutrin , Abilify or Remeron?

Posted 5 Oct 2017 by farshad040 5 answers

Has anyone used any of these medication and how was your experience? I have suffered from depressionn and social anxiety with Mild OCD for over 10 years. I have tried therapy and various other things including meds like SSRI/SNRI. How well do these help? I was thinking of taking all 3 together. Im ...

Depression - Why do some psychiatrists prescribe atypical antipsychotics for MDD?

Posted 14 Jul 2018 by Fakingitperfectly 3 answers

My depression does not include delusions, hallucinations, mania, hypomania, or any of the bipolar/ schizophrenic symptoms. I know it says it can be an add on therapy but why would someone with depression be prescribed that considering all of the side effects the drug causes? I’m asking for ...

I am only 30 and I have bone spurs in my neck. Anyone else have this problem at such a young age?

Posted 2 days ago by Tracy30 0 answers

I have done everything. From physical therapy and pain management. But still I am in so much pain. They say to take ibuprofen. But it makes my stomach hurt. I also have numbness in my fingers and hand . It's on my left side. I also had the shots in my neck and all that did was make me not be ...

Borderline Personality Disorder - Lithium ?

Posted 19 Dec 2014 by mpp2014 4 answers

I have been prescribed lithium carbonate for BPD and Bipolar II features. Wondering how it has been experienced for relieving symptoms. I have also been doing CBT therapy. I am worried about side effects. (Change in personality, diminished intelligence/ attention, involuntary movements). Thank ...

Helicobacter Pylori Infection - side effects from the triple therapy?

Posted 13 Nov 2015 by Salvatirce 2 answers

I currently am on my second day of the Prasco Triple Therapy (Lansoprazol Delayed (30mg, 2x a day), Amoxicillin (500mg, 2x a day), and Clarithromycin (1000 mg, 2x a day). I am having terrible side effects after the first dose. I have been able to avoid the GI pains by taking Florastor, a probiotic. ...

Stuck between giving up and pushing forward?

Posted 14 days ago by ravynne90 1 answer

For the past few years now, I've felt myself fall deeper into the "hole" Battling depression for 18+ yrs now, gone through different meds, hospital stays and therapy. However, I've gotten to the point where I feel permanently stuck in this hole and part of me wants to give up, ...

My 18 year old daughter was just discharged from the hospital with 2 blood clots in her lower leg?

Posted 11 Dec 2014 by Yolimami 2 answers

She was started on lovenox and Coumadin then switched to xarelto after a couple days of therapy. How long does it take for the clot to go away? Should she wear compression socks? She's flying in February should I be concerned? So many questions

Prevpac - What can I take for a headache when taking the H pylori triple therapy?

Posted 24 Aug 2017 by hrw 1 answer

I'm on day 10 of amoxicillin, clarithromycin, pantoprazole and probiotic and I'm having my third absolutely horrible headache. What headache medication can I take while on this treatment for h pylori?

Therapy vs. medication for anxiety?

Posted 11 May 2018 by NeedHelp2019 3 answers

A couple of weeks ago I started having shortness of breath. I went to my doctor and he said it was anxiety. My doctor prescribed me Lexapro. I wanted to know does anyone know about the benefits of therapy/seeing a psychiatrist vs. taking medication (like Lexapro) for anxiety?

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