A member asked:

My doc advised me cymbalta 30mg, paxil (paroxetine) cr 25mg, zyprexa 5mg, tizanidine 4mg for severe anxiety, panic, depression.i feel no improvement. advice please?

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Dr. Patricia Foster answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Reassess meds with prescribing doctor who knows you best. See your primary care doctor for any possible medical factors that might contribute to anxiety or depression symptoms: check thyroid, vit D, iron, etc. Consider psychotherapy for coping strategies and support. I hope this helps.

Answered Apr 28, 2016

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Dr. Lily Bhattacharya answered

Specializes in Clinical Psychology

and explain there is no improvement. Are you taking the meds consistently as prescribed and at the same time daily? Note your symptoms and call immediately to find out if he/she can adjust your meds to improve your health. Dont wait. Medicine takes some time to start affecting your system. Get educated.

Answered May 15, 2016

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