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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
39 years experience Family Medicine
Talk to your Dr.: Clearly you need to talk to the doctor who wrote your prescription. It is not appropriate to give this advice here because we don't know your age, you ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
30 years experience Family Medicine
Buproprion: Also know as wellbutrin, (bupropion) this antidepressant causes the least drowsiness. Many of the ssris (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) cau ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Catherine Willner
35 years experience Neurology
Side effects: Nausea or change in appetite and sleepiness are often side effects of many different antidepressants. Often, with continued use, these symptoms resol ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Discuss w/your doc: There are many possible causes of sleepiness, from primary sleep disorder, to metabolic dysfunction, to sedation from medications or other drugs/alcoh ... Read More
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Dr. Mara Fiorentino
36 years experience Psychiatry
Time of meds: Some people react differently to certain medications, and experimenting to know how you would react to them will benefit your treatment since you will ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Tapia
13 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Both Lexapro (escitalopram) and Anafranil tend to promote sedation. It would be predicted that Anafranil would promote more sedation although this wo ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Forster
36 years experience Psychiatry
Probably OK but call: This is probably ok but you should call your local poison control center. The folks there have instant access to hundreds of references and if you hav ... Read More
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
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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
What did your doctor: Recommend? Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors are an excellent choice. Which one is tried can be a tailor made decision for you.

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