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Are There Any Withdrawal Side Effects From Taking Adhd Medications
Yes: Starting or stopping adhd medications is a mutual decision by patient and doctor, and should not be undertaken by the patient alone. In so doing, the patient's discontinuation symptoms can be avoided or minimized. Your question also begs the question of why you would want to discontinue medications in the first place. Ineffectiveness or adverse reactions should be discussed with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: All opioids cause nausea, itching, sedation, confusion, constipation, hormone depletion, depression, loss of libido, also possibly hyperalgesia (paradoxical increase in pain). Methadone is unique in changing heart rhythms at higher doses that can cause sudden cardiac dearh. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many: The most common side effects of Colchicine involve the stomach and bowel and are dose related. These include nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and diarrhea. One of the most worrisome side effects of Colchicine is that it can damage the bone marrow causing severe anemia and seriously low white blood counts, thereby increasing the risk of infections. ...Read more
Yes.: Narcotics suppress feelings by inducing a chemical high. For more direct experiences of opiate users, consider attending a meeting of narcotics anonymous. ...Read more
Yes, usually not bad: Common ssri side-effects: sedation, caffeine-like agitation/jittery feeling, restless legs, stomach upset, decreased sex drive. Sounds like a long and scary list, but millions use ssris without any problems at all. A careful prescriber (doctor) will choose the medicine least likely to cause side-effects in that particular patient. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Often: For all of the ssris, including zoloft, (sertraline) sexual dysfunction are common side effects. In men this is typically decreased libido and delayed ejaculation, while in women it tends to be decreased libido. Of note, people who are depressed often have reduced libido to begin with. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Depending on the type, dose and duration, there can be. Talk with your doctor prior to stopping the medication. ...Read more
What are the possible side effects of taking zoloft, singulair, (montelukast) and lamotrigine together? Are there any interactions?
Paxil (paroxetine): Side effects include:suicidality, depression, seratonin syndrome, neuroleptic malignant syndrome, withdrawal syndrome, mania, seizures, hypronatremia, siadh, abnormal bleeding, glaucoma, pulmonary fibrosis, anaphylactic rxns, hypoglycemia, vasculitis, stevens-johnson syndrome, teratogenicity, others like nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, abnormal vision, tremor and others. ...Read more
None known: A prospective study is a research project that looks ahead with 2 groups treated/controls. Then sees the outcomes for many years ahead. There is an ongoing adhd prospective study run by the psychopharmacology dept at the mass general hosp at harvard. It started in 1990, and continues to this day. Periodically the authors publish reports. So far no problems have emerged in the adhd treated people. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Allergy meds: Allergies are generally chronic or at least recurrent conditions. Most allergy medications are safe if taken as directed even if for long periods of time. Anyone with other medical conditions or who takes other medications should check with their doctor about the long term use of allergy medicine. ...Read more
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