A 38-year-old member asked:
Is there a certain medication that works for sadness?
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Psychiatry 25 years experience
Sadness: Feeling sad is a normal emotion. However, if you predominantly feel sad even without a specific reason - it may warrant being checked for depression.Depression can also present with changes to sleep, appetite, energy level, self esteem, ability to feel joy, memory, decision making etc. Take care.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Is there a certain medication that works for saddness?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: Sadness may be a symptom of depression which involves loss of ability to experience pleasure, insomnia or excessive sleepiness, lethargy, increase or decrease in appetite. There are many medicines available to treat this condition. Discuss with your doctor. If you have thoughts of harming yourself, you should go to the er.
Exercise and journaling can help relieve those feelings in the meantime.
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Last updated Oct 24, 2017
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