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How long would it take to wean off 3.0mg of clonidine taken everyday for past 5 months? I know that is a very large dose but I want to get off of this medication as soon as possible. How would I wean off it?

itching with citalopram and quit taking it for 4 days when will go away totally? Cause still itch and dr put me on fluoxetine now.

10 month baby should start phenoba.weaning she takes 45mg a day.6 months no change in the dose and no seizures.Should I expect Any side effects?

10y/o start 20mg VYVANSE (lisdexamfetamine) 2 days ago in AM w/yogurt, now gets gurgling pain in stomach @night &talking fast nonstop. Keep taking, new dose, or new med?

19 yr. Old stops taking Effexor (venlafaxine) and her sex hormones drop to almost 0. After months still 0 and no period. How long before things get back to normal?

1st time on 150mg of sertraline it worked well. Now it's my 2nd but i can't feel the same benefits at all. You think an increase in dose is required?

22 yr old daughter started taking birth control pills 2 weeks ago and has been having greatly increased anxiety should she just stop now and what symptoms should she expect? She takes advair and zyrtec but no other drugs. Has a tendency to be anxious (3 w

3 weeks on pristiq (desvenlafaxine) 50 mg with no improvements my doc said i should increase to 75 so can i cut pill into half? So thats 1 and a 1\2 pill

3000 mg of niacin with 3000 mg vitaminc are able to cure bipolar disorder. If I do this and take the half pill of 10 mg abilify, (aripiprazole) would it be a good start?

300mg daily of lithium for 2 months now. Since then my quality of life is worse. Too soon to drop?Not doubled dose added Depakote because of thyroid

30yearold woman&have been tired for as long as i can remeber.At least since teens.What could this be?On bc&zoloft currently.B4 that other similar meds

50 mg sertraline, gad, was expecting better results, can anyone help me with suggestions for a better tablet?

After taking 40mg of prednisone at the start and tapering down to 4mg, I have gained a less flat stomach. Should I start working out now or wait?

Allergy/itchy skin rash swelling from Effexor (venlafaxine) xr. What's the best way to come off? I see my dr tomoz. Considering tapering off slow n going on prosac

Any way to repair cytochrome p450?Since i took fluoroquinolones 8 months ago i feel toxic and no medication that used to work isnt working anymore

Are there any major side affects on nortriptyline? Start 10mg for week. Then so on & so on till reach 50mg. Wats the updose do? Any mental change?

As I got perscription for another ssri instead of something different so wouldn't put on weight or lose libido,why does doctor prescribe ssri again?

At 10 day mark of switching straight from 30mg of Cymbalta (duloxetine) to 20 mg of Lexapro.if I were to get any reactions at this point what should I watch for?

At long last I have an answer to a q that I have being asking ye for months.Do Lexapro (escitalopram) cause headaches.Yes they do.Found out from good pharmacist.

At low dose of Risperdal. 025 can make any sexul problem ?

At witch dose of Zoloft (sertraline) start make sexul problem? Is 75 can make problem?

Been off of Lithium for a month now. I was misdiagnosed with manic depression. Starting to get back on track. How much longer does it take to exit?

Been off of Lithium for a month now. Just now starting to get over the withdrawal process of it. How much longer do I have?

Been on 50 mg sertraline nearly a year, starting to get some old gad symptoms back, does this mean it's not working as good ?

Been on celexa (citalopram) 30mg for a month. Doc wants me to go back down to 20mg. How long will it take for my body to adjust to the change?

Been on the same dose of concerta for 18mos. The last several weeks it doesn't feel like it's working. What gives?

Been on Zoloft (sertraline) 25 mg for 3 month's now taking regular everyday still having real lows especially when I first wake up, I have to push myself daily?

Been prescribed enzymes and my 1mg clonazepam isn't working so good anymore.Do enzymes break it down faster or why am i more anxious?Coincidence?

Began taking zoloft a week ago can't get in to see new pcp until 6/8, taken 3x before good idea? having serious anxiety.

Breastfeeding on 50mg Zoloft (sertraline). Need to go up to 75 but worried about baby getting more medication. Is 75 a high dose while nursing? Will she get more?

Called dr bc i can't tolerate nucynta (tapentadol) effects(3separate trials).Why does she insist i wait til next appt? Should i tough through to get pain relief?

Can buspirone 10mg cause prolactin levels to go up without being pregnant just wondering before i start the medication?

Can fever be a side effect of new meds such as gabapentin clonazepam? , would it be more necessary to try and track temps as accurately as possible?

Can fluoxetine cause u to be nausea for a while til u get used to the medicine? How long will it last? Been on it for 19 days.

Can going off Zoloft harm you? I have been taking Zoloft for 5 years. 18 months ago i dosed down from 50 mg to 25 mg with little to no side effects. I really want to get off these meds so my dr advised i can start cutting the 25 mg pills in half to see ho

Can I cut a 20mg of relpax (eletriptan) in half and take 10mg? my first time taking it &afraid it might make my memory worse, than what it already is,& other effec

Can i get advice? I've got a few questions: will the side-effects from the gabapentin subside with time, assuming i continue to take at current dose?

Can i quit methylphenidate immediately or do I taper off slowly I am currently on 25mg in the am and 25 mg 4 5 hrs later it has not helped my add.?

Can I start strattera (atomoxetine) at 100mg? I have a bottle that I had to stop from an accident and I want to start it again.

Can i start taking ritalin (methylphenidate) while ttc? I've been off my prescription and want to start back up, but not sure if it will effect chance of conception.

Can I stop taking Zoloft (sertraline) 100g? What is going to come? Am I going to be normal like I never took it? Will my depression heal?

Can I stop today Abilify (aripiprazole) 2mg and next day start Risperdal .025mg or I have to wait couple days before I Start?

Can I take clonazepam as needed like once or twice a week and it's 1/2 of .5mg will it start causing weird symptoms?

Can i take Cymbalta (duloxetine) 60 every other day to quit? I can't afford more and still have 60mg capsules..It makes you gain weight and feel un interested! tx

Can i take macca with mirtazipine? Im trying to get my sex drive back and am exercising regularly and sleeping much better since starting mirtazipine

Can i take my weekly dose of 12.5mg methotrexate if i feel i'm coming down w/ something or if I have a cold or sinus infection?At what point to i skip

Can muscle fasciculations be from a med I've been taking for a while and just start up as a new side effect or would it be from a new med? thanks vm

Can Saphris (asenapine) take 2 months to work fully? I am just now starting to feel better.

Can severe acne be caused by cymbalta (duloxetine)? Stopped med 5 days ago. How long will it take to improve?

Can taking 5 mg of Saphris (asenapine) once and then stop cause anxiety? I can't stop licking back of bottom row of teeth. I had similar symptoms when On celexa.

Can u just stop taking drug celexa (citalopram) 1 day, after being on reg daily dose 10months, would that even be healthy?If must stop med, sugg how? Makin appt lt

Can you advise me if getting anti-depressants from a doctor, what to expect?

Can Zoloft (sertraline) cause bleeding between periods? Called psychiatrist and asked & is taking him a long time to get back to me. (his office is 2 hrs away)

Citrolapram antidepressants 20mg daily started 1 week ago but giving me terrible headaches will it pass? Get better? Thank you in advance :) x

Coming off risperidone next week. What are the effects to watch for?

Considering my diagnosis' which is better losartin or lisenapril?

Considering Zoloft (sertraline) for severe OCD. What would be a good STARTING dose, given the severity? 50mg seems like not enough. Start w/100mg?

Could lovan 20mg be making me restless? No motivation. Week 2 since starting. First 4 days was on half tablet. Seeing dr in 3weeks. Thank you :) zzzz

Cousin went off of anxiety meds and gained 15lbs in the weaning process. I start weaning off Lexapro (escitalopram) July 10th. Will this happen to me also?

Dear MDs: What is the usual Prozac (fluoxetine) starting dosage for 11 years boy with moderate Anxiety. We are looking to use liquid since he doesn't take bills.

Depakote seems to have fallen out of favor since the a-typicals have been introduced -could a low dose of 500 help with restlessness without weight?

Discontinued lithium abruptly,with drs orders, would necessarily need it again how long,if at all might symptoms return.trying to monitor things?

Do rebound symptoms caused from stopping seroquel (quetiapine) stop, how long does it take to return to pre baseline before you started the med?

Doc put me on a Z Pack for resp infection. Drugs dot com showing major reaction with Lexapro (escitalopram) which I also take. Thoughts??

Does it make pharmacological sense to take 20mg fluoxetine 1 wk per month or better to take it daily for PMDD?

Does SSRI's stop working after a period of time or is it true if you try 3 or more SSRI's they no longer work?

Does tecfidera cause itching? It starts 2 hrs after i take the pill. Should i call my neuro?

Dose topamax (topiramate) decrease apatite or make you feel full faster?

Dr alvin lin, the impotence just started after started taking lexapro (escitalopram). No problems before and no new partners. Is this permanent if i continue meds.

Dr said i needed to up my celexa (citalopram) dose from 20-40 and said to do them both starting now, is that okay? any side effects to expect? will this help me get back on track as taking 20 mg seems to have stopped working, worked great before though!

Dr. What is the lowest recommended dose getting to first of clonazepam before completely stopping? Also working with my Dr, thanks!

Endep 10 at night for weak bladder. Will this reduce sex drive to? Currently on lovan half of 20mg tablet to get rid of withdrawal symptoms of Effexor (venlafaxine)

Even though I've been on Vicodin for 4 years is it possible to still feel effects and anxiety within 10 minutes of taking?

Ever since I began taking Zyprexa,I can't enjoy anything.My psychiatrist doesn't want to lower the dose.What options might I have,regarding this situa

Ever since i stopped geodon, (ziprasidone) celexa wit with other optionsand discontinued my rest heart stays elevated with just a littleactivity. Will i go back low

Ever since starting an extremely low dose of metropolol 12.5 mg my hands and feet are very cold..Don't get it ..Is it normal..Also take cymbalta (duloxetine) 60?

Experiencing dry eye from Zoloft (sertraline) (started taking three days ago). Is this likely to subside as I adjust to the meds? Otherwise working beautifully.

F25yostarted venaflaxine 75mg 5days ago. Its almost impossible to focus/study. How long can I expect this effect? I can't afford to get behind with uni

Five years ago, I was suffering from depression, and took Paroxetine for about half a year, then recovery. A month ago, it seem to relapse, but is not serious. I have take Lumiday for two weeks, it is useful for me. Now I have a question. Can I take Lu

Followup re lamictal. Much time can elapse between doses bef rash occurs? I i know rash won't happen if completely stopped. This concerns missed dose

For dose 6 of methotrexate for ctd, my dose is increased. I take on tues but concern w/ side effects & work.Okay to take 4 days early (sat from now on)? My rhemd said okay 2switch to a day that works.

For your patients whom you've prescribed ssris to over a long period, has anyone said that they started having full body anesthesia?

Friend is going to take 3 year old Buspirone (20mg) is this safe? He's going to do it regardless most likely.

Going back on Xanax (alprazolam) again. Starting at .25 twice daily to start. How much time should I allow before increases. Use to be on 1 mg 3 times daily.

Going for a stress test and echocardiogram..Would changing dose of cymbalta (duloxetine) from 30 mg to 60mg that week effect either of these tests?

Have mild headache with escitalopram 5mg from 1 year should I continue taking it for further 6 months to complete the course?

Haven't took victoza (liraglutide) for 3 days, do I start at my dosage at 1.2 or start back 0.6 for a a few says, how do I get back to 1.2?

Having a cosmetic surgery next week I forgot to ask my plastic surgeon if I should stop taking my pristiq (desvenlafaxine)? & if so how long after can I start it again

Hello dr. Andrew I have a quick question I am 24 and on methadone maintenance my dose is 70mg for 2 months when I work all day I feel as if I sweat out a lot of my methadone and was wondering if when I'm ready to go to sleep can I take .25 mg of Xanax? It

Hello, I am currently on 50mg a day a setraline. I have issues with the way i am. I have been with my partner for 2 and a half years however he now w?

Hi my name is Samantha. I have been taking the drug effexor for about 4 year at 300mg a day. I have recently lost my insurance and can no longer affor?

Hi, this question is for a psychiatrist .if i take all my risperdal at night Will I have the same benefit throughout the whole day than if i take it in the morning?

Hi.will sexual malfunction after using zoloft( sertraline) disappear after stop using it for months or it will remain for rest of my life?

How can I prove to my husband that taking Ritalin (methylphenidate) is making his behaviour worse since starting on it when he thinks he is doing better?

How come you are supposed to wear a medical i.D. Stating you are taking neurontin (gabapentin)?

How do I get my doctor to actually listen? I asked about raising beta blocker dose due to return of symptoms. His suggestion was to stop taking them.

How do I open up convo with parents about trying add meds again?Took strattera (atomoxetine) a while back didnt work, but think something else will help me

How fast can methotrexate 10mg can work?After months of daily dizzy spells, they resolved after 2nd dose so far! still gone after 3rd dose! possible?

How fast can methotrexate 10mg can work?After months of daily dizzy spells, they resolved after 2nd dose so far! still gone after 3rd dose! possible?

How long after discontinuing an SSRI does it take for your brain to go back to it's normal "pre-SSRI" state?