A 57-year-old female asked:
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benzo,s act opposite on me i get severe anxiety. an antidepressants cause dizziness , depression fluid retertnion . what's wrong with me ?

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Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Adverse reaction: Different people have different sensitivities to medications. Benzos can cause a delirium like syndrome, Other psychotropic drugs may have anticholinergic effects with incoordination, dryness,urinary retention, slow bowels. That being said would check thyroid.Discuss reactions with doctor /urgent care. http://www.psychweekly.com/aspx/article/ArticleDetail.aspx?articleid=56
Answered on Dec 8, 2014
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