Doctor Q&A for Dr. Carlos Barrios

A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Barrios
23 years experience Child Psychiatry
Psychiatrist: Is required. The general idea is the best policy, to avoid withdrawal symptoms, is to decrease a benzo extremely slowly. For example to decrease ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Carlos Barrios
23 years experience Child Psychiatry
Why: As in why not tell your employer health office that you take for a documented medical condition if they ask. You will probably need to provide a ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Barrios
23 years experience Child Psychiatry
Not ok.: Cymbalta (duloxetine) is both Seratonin and norepinephrine (noradrenaline= stress neurochemical) increasing can overactivate cardiovascular and neurlo ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Barrios
23 years experience Child Psychiatry
No: It does not. But its side effect of increased appetite can indirectly lead to increased blood sugars. This and Remeron (mirtazapine) have probably th ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Barrios
23 years experience Child Psychiatry
They are: Not the same but in the same category as SNRI'S (Seratonin Norepinephrine Reuptake Inhibitors). So bottom line, since everyone is different, you wo ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Carlos Barrios
23 years experience Child Psychiatry
Yes: Its half life is 12 hours, so it's all gone after about a day. It peak of effect occurs at 2 hours and then actual effect wanes rapidly after that. H ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Carlos Barrios
23 years experience Child Psychiatry
Not a street drug : So Keflex aka cephalexin (generic name) us an antibiotic and not relevant to your question. Take care,
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Barrios
23 years experience Child Psychiatry
Call 911 or go toER: If these numbers are correct then I'm not is very likely you could have Seratonin syndrome an emergency because involves extremely high body tempera ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carlos Barrios
23 years experience Child Psychiatry
Not news: It is well known that hypomania after sleep deprivation occurs quite predictably. But it won't last and soon the body crashes. Sustained energy ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlos Barrios
23 years experience Child Psychiatry
No,: it won't do any of that. What it does is simply to reduce the production of excess stomach acid. And excess stomach acid is harmful due to corros ... Read More
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