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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Brand name WB: You can request to get brand Wellbutrin (bupropion), (bupropion) Wellbutrin (bupropion) SR and Wellbutrin (bupropion) XL by asking your doctor to spec... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
See your doctor: Inositol is a compound that naturally occurs in the body, and is thought to affect the neurotransmitter serotonin. Serotonin and other neurotransmitte... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Washing fears away: It certainly appears that you are struggling with fears and compulsive behaviors suggestive of anxiety symptoms characteristic of OCD. Such fears and ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Withdrawal symptoms: Discontinuation of heavy marijuana use could result in anxiety, irritability and insomnia. Although extremely uncomfortable it is not life threatening... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Please be specific: It would be helpful if you would define what you mean by "meltdown," as this term is used very loosely and can mean different things to different peop... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Possibly: One of the potential side effects of Fluoxetine, as with other antidepressants, is to exacerbate delusional thinking in susceptible patients. However... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Seek further eval: Although you mention that antipsychotics have made you weak, you do not list any antipsychotics as part of your medication regimen. You do list Klonop... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Constipation: Antipsychotics commonly cause constipation as a side effect. This leads to altered stool consistency. In severe cases it can lead to fecal impaction a... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
It depends: If this is the first time you've been on Tryptizol, you may be initially sensitive to the side effects such as sedation and dry mouth. However, toler... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Notify your doctor: Pain in hands and feet are not established side effects of Zoloft (sertraline). You mentioned a lot of use with your hands, but unclear as to your fe... Read More
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