Doctor Q&A for Dr. Pacita David

A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Ritalin vs. Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine): There are a variety of stimulants available for treatment of ADHD. All of them have the potential for habituation. Recommend discussing the various ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Unplanned pregnancy: I would recommend counseling to help you assess the situation realistically and to provide you with the proper advice on how to deal with your difficu... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
It can help, but....: There are many potential causes for insomnia. Did your doctor explain why Clonazepam was prescribed? It is important that a complete evaluation be pe... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Need more info: What was your initial response to Wellbutrin (bupropion) XL? Why did you stop? How did you do the 1.5 weeks you were off Wellbutrin (bupropion) XL ?... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Tell your doctors!: Recommend that you let your surgeon and anesthesiologist know immediately as there are risks of interactions of drugs, whether prescribed or illegal, ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Vitamin D3: Vitamin D2 is synthesized by plants and Vitamn D3 by humans when skin is exposed to ultraviolet B rays from sunlight. The Vitamin D2 and D3 are used b... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Brand vs. generic: Not necessarily. Both can be equally efficacious . It depends on the patient's unique response to the medication. The inactive ingredients that make ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Please see doctor: If you are wanting to know whether you are clinically depressed, it is recommended that you go to your doctor to explore what specific symptoms you ar... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
No: Hydroxyzine is an antihistamine used to treat anxiety and insomnia in a variety of mental health conditions. It is also used to treat seasonal allerg... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Both: Both Vistaril and Lexapro (escitalopram) independepent of each other can cause dry mouth as a side effect. Taken together potentially increases the s... Read More
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