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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Catherine Willner
35 years experience Neurology
Which is best: To determine the best antidepressant is to assess which specific one(s) would be best for you. That requires a thoughtful evaluation by a psychiatris ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moranville
36 years experience Psychiatry
Very effective: There is no one antidepressant that is effective for everyone, but there is an antidepressant or combination which will help anyone with depression. U ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Antidepressant: If indicated, gradual tapering under supervision by your prescribing doctor.
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
45 years experience Clinical Psychology
Anti-Depressant: You should discontinue your anti-depressant slowly with the advice of the doctor who prescribed your medication. There is a method of discontinuation ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Bayles
19 years experience Child Psychiatry
Yes: yes they can actually work. most people it takes a few weeks for them to take effect but they are often very helpful. often there are side effects for ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
No best one: It is what is best for you (side effects and symptoms). Atypical depression - think wellbutrin. Weight gain problems- think wellbutrin or lexapro. ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
I don't know: of any antidepressants that must be taken on an empty stomach.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Glaucoma antidepress: Yes. Many of the antidepressants can be safely used with glaucoma. Some of them include wellbutrin, (bupropion) prozac, celexa, possibly lexapro. Alwa ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Depends: That depends on your symptoms & side effects. If you have atypical depression - possibly wellbutrin. If you have pain - possibly cymbalta (duloxetine) ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Koenigsberg
42 years experience Psychiatry
No: As a physician, if a patient is consulting with me for evaluation and treatment of a major depressive illness, I am going to recommend what i believe ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Ann Block
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None: I always prefer to find the underlying cause of the depressed symptoms and treat that hopefully eliminating the symptom of depression all together.
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