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What are the side effects of radiation therapy?

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

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... read more

Anyone feeling a loss of emotions while taking Cymbalta?

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... read more

Burning Mouth Syndrome - I had an Oral Surgeon tell me BMS was caused by your body coming off of...

... hormone therapy. Since I have read and been told this terrible infliction of pain to your mouth(tongue) 95% in post-menopausal women it makes some sense. Has anyone else been told this?

Prednisone and pain relievers?

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... read more

Helicobacter Pylori Infection - side effects from the triple therapy?

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.... read more

Will mirtazapine help me to eat?

I’ve struggled with anxiety the last 5 years and had a horrible experience in the past with Zoloft so I’ve done CBT and therapy sessions up until now to manage however I started to have really bad panic attacks along with the anxiety about a month ago. I was eating 2 weeks ago and got... read more

My son is undergoing ketamine IV therapy for his depression.

He is doing OK, has had some improvement, but not as much as I had hoped. He is still suffering from his depression. He has finished 6 infusions. Where do we go from here. He is in college. Has anyone experienced this, where there seems to be some improvement, but not sure if its enough to... read more

I took just one 5mg escitalopram dose can I stop?

I have emotional instability while I'm doing EMDR therapy for PTSD the therapy and what we're talking about makes my moods unstable. After a bad mood swing episode I went to a psychiatrist in urgency and he prescribed escitalopram 10mg he warned me of the side effects (anxiety and such)... read more

Anastrozole - Does Arimidex give full coverage dosage every other day?

I'm 75 years oldand have been diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer, clear nodes, clear margins. Had lumpectomy, 2 chemo treatments, and 30 radiation therapies. I have been on Arimidex for 9 months. Side effects are horrible, joint pains through my body, weakness, dizziness, headaches, pain... read more

Doctor transitioning concerns medication?

So my case got closed at the agency I was receiving mental health treatment both therapy and medication. Now I'm changing doctors and theirs no guarantee the new doctor will prescribe one of my medications adderall. How can I make I this a smooth transition & not worry? Cause I have been... read more

Can I get a risperidone prescription without a doctor?

I was 14 years old when I started it, and was only on it for about a few weeks. Back then I didn’t like it, so I skipped dosages, but now I’m 18 years old and need medication and therapy. This was the only type of meds I took. I have no job for mental health insurance, my family is... read more

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