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Dr. Marcello Maviglia

Psychiatry
Albuquerque, NM
41 years experience

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Psychiatry

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English

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31 Answers
17 Agrees
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcello Maviglia
41 years experience
Several days: Usually after five days is not detected in the urine. However it depence on the use ( if chronic or sporadic)
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcello Maviglia
41 years experience
No reason: There is no documented positive effect in taking the 2 together. The question is what r you being treated for?
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marcello Maviglia
41 years experience
Yes.: However you should consult with your psychiatrist or pcp to rule out possile reason for your lack of response to Lexapro (escitalopram) 20. Then incre... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marcello Maviglia
41 years experience
Yes and no: Severe depressiion is difficult to treat with just psychotherapy or natural remedies. Usually these two approches are more effective in mild to modera... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marcello Maviglia
41 years experience
Better to call him/h: The best way to handle if you do not have immediate access is to call him/her to get feedback on how to handle your situation. Most practitioner ten... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marcello Maviglia
41 years experience
Consult with your dr: Weaning off meds is not easy. There are several ways to do what you asking,but the process needs to be supervised by a specialist.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcello Maviglia
41 years experience
Why?: I do not see the benefits, just potential side effects.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marcello Maviglia
41 years experience
No: You need to talk to your psychiatrist or pcp to come up with an adequate schedule/dosage.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcello Maviglia
41 years experience
No answer: Comparing meds is not easy, it depends from many factors including dose, individual respponse , age, etc.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marcello Maviglia
41 years experience
Keep a journal: Hi, the first step to your problem is to assess the response to meds with more precision. Please keep a journal of your response to meds for a couple ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcello Maviglia
41 years experience
Mild depression: Not very effective in forms of severe depression. However , it may be effective in mild forms of depressions or adjustment disorders.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marcello Maviglia
41 years experience
It may look like it: withdrawal symptoms may mimic quite few psychiatric conditions. However if you have not a dx of schizophrenia, most likely you not developing schizop... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marcello Maviglia
41 years experience
Different treatment.: it can manifest with same sxs or a more complex mix, including irritability. Treatment follows different guidelines. Antidepressants may not be as ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcello Maviglia
41 years experience
No good reason: Yours is not a question but a statement. Although vitamin b has stimulating qualities, its link to nightmares is not certain. However, if you are ha... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcello Maviglia
41 years experience
Yes: Yes , however you do not give any info about dose, frequency of dosing, and other health parameters. See your dr. Do not do it yourself!
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcello Maviglia
41 years experience
No.: There is no evidence that marijuana inhibit wound healing.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcello Maviglia
41 years experience
Huge: Mental hygiene covers all those practices helping us to have good physical and mental health. Therefore, things like structuring the day so that is ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcello Maviglia
41 years experience
Potentially yes: When used to treat mood disorders can help with sleep problems.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcello Maviglia
41 years experience
BE CAREFUL!: It is not a good idea to mix benzos . Please talk to your dr.!
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcello Maviglia
41 years experience
Be careful: Impossible question to answer. Lack of basic info: dose, age , other meds , health status. Meds cannot be taken like that! check wiith your care pro... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcello Maviglia
41 years experience
No right answer: It depends from the individual. Depression may not manifest itself at all.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcello Maviglia
41 years experience
More details: More details are needed. For example; if you take high dose of sertraline propanolol couldmask some of the side effects( eg serotonergic syndrome).
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marcello Maviglia
41 years experience
Not all the times.: Since anxiety may be transitory and due to situational factors the dose may not to be adjusted. Also there are other interventions for anxiety( eg co... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcello Maviglia
41 years experience
Yes: However is not the best practice. You need to check with your dr. The best approach is to take just one at an appropriate dose.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcello Maviglia
41 years experience
Bad idea: They both cause sedation. I would not mix.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marcello Maviglia
41 years experience
It could.: Sometimes it helps. However, it may not. Please check with your Dr. If you are not seeing a psychiatrist , this is the time to do it.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcello Maviglia
41 years experience
Yes: Silicone gel can effectivvely be used on a depressed scar leveraging a process of protection and partil healing
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcello Maviglia
41 years experience
1 to 2 wks: Although it tends to vary the adjustment may be as long as 2 wks.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marcello Maviglia
41 years experience
It could.: Please keep a diary of your sleep patterns without drugs for a wk. then discuss them with your provider. Include in the journal your daily moods( an... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marcello Maviglia
41 years experience
Do not agree: I would not try it as firs line therapy. You can do a lot with sleep hygiene measures. YOU CAN GOOGLE THE TOPIC.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Maviglia is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank You Dr. Maviglia, your answer was helpful! Appreciate it!
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at least u dont know an dont think u know
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

La Sapienza Rome Italy
Graduated 1981MD

Awards

Top Psychiatrist , First Place, New Mexico - Summer
2013
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