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Dr. Raju Indukuri

Psychiatry
FORT WORTH, TX
46 years experience male

Locations

Raju Indukuri,M.D

FORT WORTH

Address

2707 AIRPORT FRWY, FORT WORTH
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About

Bio

I am practicing general psychiatry for over 20 years. I was trained in India, UK, and USA.

Specialties
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Psychiatry

Licenses

United States: Texas

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

74 Answers
2 Agrees
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Eating disorder: Please talk to a mental health professional. A thorough history and examination are necessary before diagnosing an eating disorder.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
masturbation.: No. Please see your doctor. It may be due to another reason.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Physician: A family physician or a psychiatrist.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
sleep: Modafinil is a medication to keep you alert during day time and you should be able to sleep at night. Ritalin is a very short acting stimulant to hel... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Concerta: Please don't worry. Just watch for decreased appetite and trouble going to sleep. These symptoms will go away as the effects will go away in a f... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Asperger's: Yes. Please find a career with minimal people interaction like research etc.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Mania: Mania is feeling very very happy for no reason and feeling grandiose etc. You will not be committed unless you become a serious risk to yourself or o... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Panic attack: No. It is extreme fear. Panic disorder has extreme fear as one of the symptoms.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Tofranil (imipramine): It is the original anti depressant medicine. It is used for depression, anxiety, bed wetting etc.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Disability: Asperger's is a milder form of autism and is not a disabling condition most of the time.
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Xanax (alprazolam): It is highly addictive and pretty soon you need higher and higher doses to get the same effect. Xanax should be used for short term use of anxiety.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
celexa (citalopram): 2-3 days. If taking medication, the withdrawal symptoms may last 7-10 days. It better to taper the medication slowly.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
zoloft (sertraline): Yes. It gets better after a while.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Pot: No. No evidence occasional use causes long term damage.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Dosage: Adderal comes in immediate release and extended release. You doctor will tell how you should take it. Normally it is prescribed at a low dose and gr... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Hallucinations.: The cause for these false perceptions is not known. There are good medications to control these symptoms.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Xanax (alprazolam): If you used small doses for a couple of weeks, it is very unlikely you have any problem stopping without any tapering.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
OCD: Medications similar to Anafranil for ocd are luvox, (fluvoxamine) and prozac.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
trazadone: Yes. It is a tricyclic antidepressant and very toxic on overdose to the heart.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
phenteremine: You are ok to take both in the morning. Watch for some jitteriness initially which will gradually go away.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Prolactin: High prolactin levels prevent pregnancy.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Pelvic exam: You doc will feel the cervix through a vaginal exam or visually through a scope.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Dopamine: Abilify (aripiprazole) has stronger effect on dopamine. Zoloft has a small effect on dopamine.The main effect is on sertonin.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
tranxene (clorazepate): They are both anxiety medications. Xanax is a short acting and tranxene (clorazepate) is long acting benzodiazepenes.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Amount of sleep: 7-8 hours of sleep is generally good but occasional 9 hours is ok. generally people don't need 10-12 hours os daily sleep.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Marijuana: Please don't start using it unless your doc recommends it and it is legal in your state.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Zoloft (sertraline): If you are stable on medication, you can try to wean off under your doctor's watch.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Depression: Your medications need to be adjusted. Please see a psychiatrist if you are seeing a family doctor or a nurse.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Rebound effect: A rebound effect is when you feel more of the same symptoms after medication effect wears off.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
colonoscopy: Your doctor will remove the cancerous polyps and suggest frequent monitoring to look for any recurrence.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Serotonin syndrome: The doses are too small to worry about serotonergic syndrome.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Comb meds: Wellbutrin xl 300 mg and may be 30 mg Cymbalta (duloxetine) are safe. There is no 40 mg cymbalta (duloxetine). Even a 60 mg Cymbalta (duloxetine) ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Anafranil (clomipramine): Yes. Give a little more time. Take at bedtime.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Abnormal pap smear: You need to closely follow till it clears up.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Prolactin: Yes. After pregnancy high prolactin levels prevent pregnancy.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Fissures: Clean the area and apply neomycin cream twice a day for a week.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
AMBIEN (zolpidem): Ambien (zolpidem) should only be used for short periods for insomnia.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Binge Drinking: Yes. Your heart has the capacity to recover and recover well.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Cymbalta (duloxetine): That is a very rapid increase. Please discuss this with the doc for this rapid escalation of doses.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Chlamydia: Please ask her to get treated. You will eventually get it.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Switch and taper: Consult your doctor. You could go to seroquel (quetiapine) 25-50 mg at bedtime without much difficulty.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
hair: Minoxidil helps with reducing hair fall from the vertex. It is available over the counter in usa.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
binge eating: It is common in people taking stimulants for add. Stimulants suppress appetite during day and makes them hungry after medication effect goes away.
A male asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
arthritis: You have arthritis of multiple joints. Please see a doctor to diagnose and treat your condition.
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Weaning of lexapro (escitalopram): Yes. You could try taking every other day for a week and then stop. 5mg is a very small dose.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Celexa (citalopram): Please see your doctor. It is too small a dose and may need an increase in dose.
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Self esteem: Do something everyday and it build self confidence. Every body can do something to help others all the time.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raju Indukuri
Psychiatry 46 years experience
Ritalin (methylphenidate): There is no proof that Ritalin (methylphenidate) causes any adverse changes in the brain.

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Indukuri is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Indukuri is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! Duh! I could have figured that out genius. Looking for specific recom
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thanks. I already use Melatonin Sometimes double dose. Doesnt help.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Andhra University, Rangaraya Medical College AKA University of Health Sciences Vijayawada, India
Graduated 1976MD

Residency

united kingdom

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