Doctor Q&A for Dr. Pacita David

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Rebound weight gain: It is not unusual to experience wight gain after discontinuation of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) or other stimulants due to rebound increase in appetite... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Neither: Fitbit Charge HR is designed to assist in helping one keep track of personal health goals. It is not a medical device, nor can it cause an arrhythmia... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Stress and effects: Under extreme stress one can become very apprehensive and anxious, resulting in a drain in your mental and physical energy. Chronic anxiety can also ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Need immediate exam: Agree with Dr. O'Leary. It is important that you be seen immediately for assessment and treatment . Depending on findings upon examination, you may r... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Not a problem: It is not unusual to take Klonopin in the early evening. Taking Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) in the morning or upon awakening is how it is normally pre... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Discuss with doctor : Recommend starting by seeing your primary care doctor for a complete examination and appropriate testing as needed. Based on the findings your doctor ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Please clarify : What is the dose of Fluxil that you take? How was your appetite before you started taking it? How long have you been taking it? Did you lose weight a... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Usually not: Most people do not notice any major difference between brand and generic medications, as the active ingredient is supposed to be the same. However, i... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
See your doctor: Although stress and anxiety can certainly result in the symptoms that you mention, it is extremely important that you see your doctor ASAP for a compl... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Possibly so: Trouble sleeping, as well as vivid and unusual dreams can occur when taking Inderal (propranolol). Worsening of depression can also be a side effect. ... Read More
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