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is wellbutrin an effective treatment for bdd

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Jacobs
21 years experience in Child Psychiatry
Not often: Wellbutrin (bupropion) would be unlikely to directly improve the core problem of body dysmorphic disorder. It may, however, be used to treat co-occurr ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Forster
35 years experience in Psychiatry
Often: Wellbutrin or bupropion has been shown to be effective for adult adhd in at least one well designed study published in biological psychiatry. It is ge ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Griggs
38 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Welbutrin is an: atypical antidepressant that has good success when SSRI's don't. But, like all antidepressants, there are potential side effects that should be cons ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kalyn Diamond
13 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Tx will vary: If recent, pumping the stomach or with certain medications. Also treating symptoms occurring as a result of the overdose (iv fluids, medications to co ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patricia Foster
43 years experience in Psychiatry
OCD help: Lexapro (escitalopram) is one of many SSRI (serotonin-boosting) meds commonly used to treat OCD. It may be effective for some. There is no one 'best' ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Passer
34 years experience in Child Psychiatry
Yes: In fact, lithium is probably the best/most studied medication for the treatment of bipolar disorder. It is very effective in many but not all cases. I ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Hall-Flavin
Specializes in Psychiatry
Several herbal remedies have been studied as a treatment for anxiety, but more research is needed to understand the risks and benefits: Here's what we know — and don't know: Kava. , Passionflower. , Valerian. , Chamomile. , Lavender. , Lemon balm. . If you're considering taking any her ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Dep./anxiety: A therapist experienced in cognitive behavior therapy and a psychiatrist to manage medications as indicated.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keimun Slaughter
11 years experience in Facial Plastic Surgery
Microneedling/lasers: If you have tried medical treatment options with topical or oral medications and still have persistent symptoms then use of multiple sessions of micro ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Vertino
22 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Professional help: Emotional masochism is a deeply intrapsychic issue. Seek out a psychoanalytic psychotherapist with a great deal of experience in personality disorde ... Read More
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Dr. Dora Chizea
47 years experience in Anti-Aging Medicine
Simple Answer, Yes: Person, age unstated asks, Is there an effective treatment for migraines? Simple Answer Yes. However migraine headache comes in different forms to dif ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Farshad Fani Marvasti
13 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes, but...: It is usually reserved for cases that are refractory to initial standard therapies. For example, when ssris and other medications with psychotherapy d ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leslie Howell
19 years experience in psychiatry
No cure, but options: There is no cure for depression but there are ways to manage the symptoms. Treatments for mild depression include exercise, eating a healthy diet, the ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience in Psychiatry
Unlikely: Marijuana can cause symptoms similar to schizophrenia and i don't advise u to try it.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hsiao
39 years experience in Psychiatry
Depends: Prazosin is a blood pressure medicine but has been shown in some treatment trials to improve nightmares associated w/ ptsd (post-traumatic stress diso ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Rankin
24 years experience in ADHD and Autism
Sometimes : Both medications are considered antipsychotics. Risperdal is the drug that is fda approved for use in autism. There are many other drugs, Haldol (hal ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Seroquel (quetiapine): Works fairly well as a supplement to Antidepressants for Major Depression, Bipolar depression, & depression with psychotic features or poor sleep.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Dysrhythmia: Treat the cause!
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Frank
21 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: This can be an effective medication for bipolar disorder either alone or in combination with other medications and is one of the safer medications to ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Holmes
33 years experience in Child Psychiatry
No: No - strattera (atomoxetine) is a treatment for adhd. There are some people who have both adhd and ocd, and it would not be unusual for them to take s ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
EMSAM: Quite effective especially for resistant depression, however, strict dietary & other restrictions apply, as with other MAO inhibitors.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
Not by itself: Serotonin cannot cross the blood-brain barrier, and so is not available as a supplement. However, 5-htp is a precursor which is converted into seroto ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Wellbutrin (bupropion): Works for some, especially for depression with low energy.
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