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Can 10mg Paxil 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In young patients: Anti-depressant medications like Prozac (fluoxetine) have been found to increase suicidal thoughts and behaviors in children and adolescents under the age of 25, especially when they start this medication. This trend is not seen in adults over the age of 25 and anti-depressants may decrease suicidal behavior in older adults over 65. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can tegretol or klonopin (clonazepam) cause suicidal ideation /just strange thoughts even at low doses?
Klonopin (clonazepam): especially can cause changes in mentation (it is a sedative). Tegretol, a non-habit-forming anti-epileptic is less likely to do this, but it does change brain function. There is not a lot of difference between tegretol doses that are effective and those that cause side effects (sluggish thinking, and many other side effects). ...Read more
Possibly: Usually Clonazepam is used to decrease anxiety which can lead to irritability and aggressive behavior. On the other hand Clonazepam can decrease inhibition much like alcohol which can increase risk of expression of underlying hostility and lead to aggressive behavior. There are many other meds and/or therapy more effective for underlying cause of hostility. See doctor. ...Read more
Need more info.: You need to be seen for an evaluation to determine what's causing suicidal thoughts and depression. Treatment including meds will follow assessment. Each person is different and often complicated. Seroquel (quetiapine) may help with psychotic symptoms, eg, hallucinations, delusional thoughts. An antidepressant and/or other treatment may be better for you. Please go to urgent care or ER now for help. Be safe. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do severe pmdd or ssri (10mg paxil) cause intrusive thoughts? I have had severe intrusive thoughts and I am scared Paxil (paroxetine) is the cause of it.
Paxil (paroxetine): Possible, if u have not had them prior to starting the medication. This is termed 'black box warning' & needs to be reviewed with your prescribing doctor asap. ...Read more
Can seroquel (quetiapine) XR (150 mg) cause heart palpatations/trouble breathing? Can it cause panic attacks?
Could 1 missed dose of manic depression/bipolar medication cause uncontrolled anger and suicidal thoughts?
Not usually: Although, it is of course good not to miss any doses. If you were my patient and felt suicidal, i would want you to call me in my office right away. If you are truly feeling suicidal, you should seek immediate treatment at the nearest emergency department. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Dyspnea or not?: There have been patients that develop a catch in their breath while on medications. In addition a more central problem can occur where one seems to almost forget to breathe. Ssri's and snri's (like effexor) seem to not infrequently cause this. Decreasing the dose typically does not eliminate it. It usually does not occur with all the other agents in these classes - you will find one that does not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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