Doctor Q&A for Dr. Alan Koenigsberg

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Koenigsberg
42 years experience Psychiatry
Second opinion: It sounds like it's time for a second opinion. Not knowing your diagnoses, or what kind of physician is treating you, it's hard to make a specific med ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Koenigsberg
42 years experience Psychiatry
Take meds every day: Concerta is a medicine that needs to be taken every day, seven days a week, all year long. It's not an as needed medicine. We all need to function a ... Read More
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A 11-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Koenigsberg
42 years experience Psychiatry
See physician now: Your daughter should be seen by her treating physician immediately. If she becomes actively suicidal, get her to an emergency room immediately. She s ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Koenigsberg
42 years experience Psychiatry
Ask treating doctor: I don't believe we can helpfully answer that type of question via this kind of portal. Please consult with your treating physician for a comprehensiv ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Koenigsberg
42 years experience Psychiatry
See physician: I'm not sure what you mean by this deficiency, and don't know about alternative treatments. This site is intended mostly for main stream physicians. ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Koenigsberg
42 years experience Psychiatry
Get good care: If you believe you have bipolar disorder, you should consult with a Psychiatrist who is familiar with diagnosis and treatment of this condition, and o ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Koenigsberg
42 years experience Psychiatry
Maybe: Your question is worth looking into, but without specifics as to what exactly is your current testosterone level, and what is optimal, it is not possi ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Alan Koenigsberg
42 years experience Psychiatry
The same: They are both relatively similar regarding anxiety and depression and weight gain. You may want to discuss this with your treating physician to see if ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Koenigsberg
42 years experience Psychiatry
Maybe: You may very well be on too many medications, but you did not say what your diagnosis or diagnoses are. It may be exactly the right combination of me ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Koenigsberg
42 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: I have no idea why people think that SSRI's can cause people to go crazy. You are correct that any antidepressant may precipitate a manic episode in ... Read More
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