Doctor Q&A for Dr. Marc Zimmermann

A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
22 years experience Psychiatry
Titrate: It would be best to cross titrate. That is lower Paxil (paroxetine) while increasing Remeron.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
22 years experience Psychiatry
Depends: The maximum recommended dose is 6 mg. This depends on diagnosis, symptoms, medical condition, and other factors. Talk to your doctor about this as s ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
22 years experience Psychiatry
Titrate: Talk to your doctor to see about a discontinuation plan. Slowly decrease your dosage until you are off the medication.
A 85-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
22 years experience Psychiatry
The FDA says don't: This medication can potentate alcohol. The package insert approved by the FDA indicates you should not mix alcohol with this medication. Consult you ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
22 years experience Psychiatry
Check: I do not know of such a delivery system for this medication. Ask your pharmacist.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
22 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Shift work can cause dysomnia, interruption and dysregulation of sleep. Consult with a sleep specialist.
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
22 years experience Psychiatry
Interaction checker: My interaction checker indicate this combination may increase seratonin to unsafe levels.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
22 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: If you have been cleared medically it is probably emotional. However, hypoglycemia can feel like anxiety. Ask your bariatric physician for advice.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
22 years experience Psychiatry
Careful: Deanxit is banned in the U.S. There are many potential side effects combining these three medications. My interaction checker will not allow me to u ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
22 years experience Psychiatry
Poor choice: You might be okay doing this, but your best choice is to wean off of this medication.
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