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A 47-year-old female asked:

What is a best way to cure depression actually my mother is so depressed she is getting weak bit by bit and she also have pain in her right hand and back head and she is currently taking a medicine called mek relax please help?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. AUSTINA CHO
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Hello, it sounds like your mother is taking Relax made by Mektum and composed of acetaminophen, the ingredient in Tylenol and diclofenac, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory pain medicine. This will help for minor body aches and pains but not for her depression. She should see a psychiatrist or other mental health provider for an evaluation and to discuss tx options such as meds and/or therapy.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Depression can become a serious medical challenge and the sooner it is addressed, the better. You need to find a psychiatrist or psychologist ASAP.
Last updated Sep 28, 2021

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