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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I don't know: There is not enough information here to provide a very specific response. Antidepressants can be helpful for treatment of anxiety disorders, post trau ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: SSRI's are most prescribed. these are Prozac, Zoloft, Celexa, and Lexapro (escitalopram).
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Antidepressants Hx: Researchers discovered the first antidepressant purely by chance in the 1950's. The drug was iproniazid which was being used to treat tuberculosis, wh ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Antidepressant: Varies by region , at one time & for long time it was prozac (fluoxetine).
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience Psychiatry
I'd like to help,: But i need more information. Which antidepressant, why do you think it is too much, and what are you experiencing?
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Berry
13 years experience Clinical Psychology
ASK YOUR DOCTOR: Never quite any medications cold turkey. Always collaborate with your physician. SIde effects from quitting cold turkey can be serious, and periodical ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
35 years experience Psychiatry
None is "best": There are no reliable differences in how well different antidepressants work. For this reason, they are mostly prescribed on the basis of side-effect ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
38 years experience Psychiatry
Maybe quite: The overall success rate for any single antidepressant is roughly 70% (though a single number is very approximate). A different antidepressant has ro ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
38 years experience Psychiatry
Your sx improve: There should be a list of target symptoms that improve, mood, motivation, sleep, anxiety, obsessing, dwelling, enjoyment, functioning, appetite among ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Not a good combo: Some constituents in marijuana can cause anxiety and psychosis; some depressed patients also have these effects. For this reason i would not recommen ... Read More

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