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Best Antidepressant For Hypothyroid
What antidepressants would help me lose weight. I'm hypothyroid and it's difficult to lose weight?
Check thyroid: Ensure that your thyroid function is optimized as that could be a quick fix to some excess edema and water weight as well as lethargy and fatigue. If you are still experiencing depressed mood, consult a psychiatrist to further understand your actual symptoms and make medication recommendations specific to you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been on antidepressants for 3 years. Today I was told I might have hypothyroidism, which causes depression. How is the treatment in this case?
Intermittent, severe apathy w/constant low energy. Gp mentioned antidepressants yet could they make it worse? I am hypothyroid, on meds, tsh=3. No clinical depression confirmed by 2 psychologists.
I am having trouble concentating, rememering information & I am sleeping a lot. I am 59, have hypothyroidism. I have high blood pressure, use an antidepresant. I lost my job a year ago. I could no longer keep up. I thought with rest i would start feel
No matter what antidepressant I am put on they don't agree with me.I suffer with mild anxiety.Why does this happen.And what drug is best, thanks?
What antidepressant is best for non diabetic Neurpathy that help mood and don't release histamine ? Thanks
I have PTSD. I've tried everything non- medicinal. What antidepressant best helps? Please answer the question, don't tell me to seek alternates . Thx
SSRIs: Antidepressants called SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) like fluoxetine, sertraline, citalopram or escitalopram can alleviate a lot of the symptoms of PTSD. They especially help with the anxiety, moodiness and irritability. Certain blood pressure medications, like clonidine and prazosin can help with insomnia and nightmares. However, therapy is always first and best for PTSD. ...Read more
Varies: Everyone is different. Some people do really well on the first antidepressant they try, others are less fortunate. There are different classes of antidepressants, and while some may respond to an antidepressant in the same class as the one just tried, often it is helpful to try one of a different class. Be sure to ask questions and voice your desires with your prescriber, it is your body and you have a right to know what to expect. ...Read more
Depakote: Depakote is often used to stabilize mood in someone with bipolar disorder. If possible, no antidepressant at all is used, because these can precipitate mania. Some bipolar patients do need additional antidepressants, but your own doctor who knows your case is the best resource to discuss this with you. Depending on how much anxiety you also have, possibly wellbutrin (bupropion) or Celexa are choices. ...Read more
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