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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Caution....: Please keep in mind that taking medications that cause drowsiness, such as Ativan, a benzodiazepine, and Atarax, (hydroxyzine) an antihistiamine, can ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Same symptoms: Usually, when pt experiences what appears to be a "plateau" in response to antidepressants, it could be that the medication needs adjustment. This is... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Other options tried?: Procyclidine is used for the treatment of drug induced Parkinsonism and to reduce side effects of akathisia secondary to antipsychotic use. Side effe... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Alternative meds: The low sex drive may be either from under treated depression or from side effects of the medications you are currently on. Consider talking with you... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Do that - and more..: Exercising regularly, eating a diet high in vegetables and fruits, along with adequate hydration with water, can go a long way to improving regulation... Read More
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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 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Not unusual: Lithium levels are affected by a variety of factors, including other medications taken, physiologic states such as dehydration, and kidney functions. ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Seek medical help: Mouth sores develop from crystal meth due to its caustic nature. Blisters are a result of chemical burn and tissue damage. Hydrogen peroxide will not ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
It depends: Dosing of lithium depends on the form taken and the patient response, and interactions with other medications. Levels are used to determine if they fa... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pacita David
Psychiatry 32 years experience
Various causes: Tightness in the throat area is a very general symptom that can occur in a variety of conditions . Certainly anxiety can cause this. Do you have any ... Read More
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