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Not the correct med: It means that you need to keep talking to your prescribing psychiatrist to find the medication that is best for your particular bodily system. Keep trying. ...Read more
It depends: In head to head studies, antidepressants generally work equally well. The choice of antidepressant really depends on the side effects that the person may have or be willing to tolerate. In ocd, most doctors use either fluvoxamine or clomipramine because they work the strongest on serotonin receptors. But other antidepressants have been known to help too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am on Xanor 0.5mg SR and really want to come off. Taking every 2nd day. Also halved antidepressant to 10mg p/day. Is this safe?
Great, w/ guidance!: Managing your anxiety and depression well by other means than medications may be a wonderful thing, but do try to find a physician to guide you through the weaning phases. They can be hazardous and it's much safer to be monitored during the time. Be patient, it will pay off. Best wishes for a safe, healthy landing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends.: Excessive alcohol use can damage your liver so that it is not able to metabolize antidepressants causing them to accumulate in the blood stream and not be excreted at the usual rate - so side effects could be more pronounced. Alcohol acts as a depressant so it will directly interfere with any benefits of taking an antidepressant. In large amounts both substances can kill you -- don't do it ! ...Read more
Wat would happen if some1 took antidepressant meds. Like celexa (citalopram). But didn't have stress. Depression or anxiety. Would it be dangerous?
Should I continue taking my antidepressant pills lyrica (pregabalin) to control my fibromyalgia.Would I experience pain as before if I stop them.?
I have recently had really itchy and painful skin but no rashes, is it because I stopped my antidepressant?
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