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Can 10mg Paxil (paroxetine) cause suicidal thoughts?

Can 10mg Paxil (paroxetine) cause suicidal thoughts?

Yes: Anytime you start a medication like paxil, (paroxetine) which is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor, suicidal thoughts can become prevalent or even overwhelming. If this becomes the case with you, you should confide your feelings with someone you trust, and immediately get in touch with whoever prescribed the medication. If you have no one to turn to, you should go to the emergency department. ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Weisman
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Thoughts Of Suicide (Definition)

Any thoughts about killing or hurting oneself should be treated seriously, The first step is to see a mental health professional immediately. I f that can't be arranged right away , one should go to the ER or Urgent Care. SOme people have such thoughts but don't act on them but you need to have a professional evaluate you and the thoughts and work out a ...Read more


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Why would paroxetine antidepressant cause an increase in suicidal thoughts for teenagers?

Why would paroxetine antidepressant cause an increase in suicidal thoughts for teenagers?

Assuming causation: Many depressed people who are started on an antidepressant (ad) are already in the process of worsening, and many times medication is prescribed while a patient's symptoms are spiraling. So, in some cases, the suicidality was going to emerge as a natural course of that person's worsening depression, and the ad simply failed to work, which is quite different than "causing" suicidality. ...Read more

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Does Depakote cause increase in suicidal thoughts?

Does Depakote cause increase in suicidal thoughts?

It can.: Depakote (valproic acid) is a medication that can be used to control seizures or as a mood stabilizer. It has been shown to cause a slight increase in suicidal thoughts. If you or someone you know is having suicidal thoughts, contact a physician immediately. ...Read more

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What could cause a sudden burst of queasiness and suicidal thoughts?

What could cause a sudden burst of queasiness and suicidal thoughts?

Queasy and suicidal?: With this combination, i would wonder what substances the person may also be using -- as nearly any could bring it on (either intoxication or withdrawal). Alcohol, opiates, crashes from Cocaine or amphetamines, etc all come to mind. Extreme anxiety might cause it also. If suicidality is intense with a plan, the person needs to be seen as an emergency. ...Read more

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Is it possible for medication withdrawal to cause suicidal thoughts?

Is it possible for medication withdrawal to cause suicidal thoughts?

Yes, call your doc: Withdrawal from many meds can increase any symptoms that you had. Are you withdrawing with a doctor's supervision? If yes, report your thoughts. If you don't have a doc, find one. Dont go off of anything without supervision. If you are going off of benzos, you need immediate help to detox. Doctor supervision is highly recommended, especially given your thoughts. ...Read more

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Does pmdd often cause you to have suicidal thoughts as a teenager?

Does pmdd often cause you to have suicidal thoughts as a teenager?

Not often: Pmdd in an otherwise healthy person is usually manifested by irritability, crying, and perhaps rages. Thinking about death is very common in adolescents. Most don't go further than to muse (alprostadil) about being dead. Those who do not talk about their feelings are at greater risk of actually attempting or completing suicide. If you have these thoughts, it's best to discuss them with your doctor or parents. ...Read more

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Can atenonol at low dose 37.5 cause hallucinations /suicidal thoughts?

Can atenonol at low dose 37.5 cause hallucinations /suicidal thoughts?

Rare side effect: Hallucinations from atenolol are listed as a rare side effect. Are you on any other medications? Interactions between medications can also potentiate unusual side effects. Recommend informing your doctor if you are experiencing such. Hope this is helpful. Best. ...Read more

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Would tegretol or lamictal be more to cause suicidal thoughts?

Would tegretol or lamictal be more to cause suicidal thoughts?

Both: Both carbamazepine and lamotrigine can cause suicidal ideation and I think it is an individual response and so difficult to assess which one is more likely to do so in any one person. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could aviane cause depression and suicidal thoughts?

Please tell me, could aviane cause depression and suicidal thoughts?

Depression is a : Possible side effect of aviane. Suicidal ideations sometimes occur with depression.If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the national suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. ...Read more

Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Paroxetine (Definition)

Brand name paxil, (paroxetine) it's an ssri used for treating depression, anxiety, ocd, and several other conditions. It ...Read more


Paxil (Definition)

Paroxetine is a serotonin reuptake blocker which is a kind of ...Read more