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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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Suicidal Thoughts (Definition)

Suicide is the act of deliberately taking one's own life. Suicidal behavior is any deliberate action with potentially life-threatening consequences, such as taking a drug overdose or ...Read more


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Can anti-depression medications cause suicidal thoughts?

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Can anti-depression medications cause suicidal thoughts?

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 more

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Can tegretol or klonopin (clonazepam) cause suicidal ideation /just strange thoughts even at low doses?

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

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Can Luvox (fluvoxamine) cause unwanted homicidal thoughts?

Can Luvox (fluvoxamine) cause unwanted homicidal thoughts?

Uncommon but possibl: Did you recently begin taking Luvox (fluvoxamine)? Sometimes medications can have unpredictable effects. No matter what the cause, however, homicidal thoughts should be discussed with your psychiatrist and/ therapist right away. ...Read more

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Can taking clonazepam cause hostility and aggression?

Can taking clonazepam cause hostility and aggression?

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

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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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Suicidal thoughts to overdose on my 100mg Zoloft (sertraline)?

Suicidal thoughts to overdose on my 100mg Zoloft (sertraline)?

See psychiatrist now: Please call your psychiatrist or psychologist right away or go to emergency room or urgent care right now before you take any steps on your thoughts. ...Read more

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Can Seroquel (quetiapine) help with suicidal thoughts?

Can Seroquel (quetiapine) help with suicidal thoughts?

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

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Can luvox (fluvoxamine) stop suicide thoughts?

Yes it can: Luvox (fluvoxamine) is a typical ssri antidepressant and like any antidepressant , it treats all symptoms related to depression including negative , suicidal thoughts ...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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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.

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

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Can Zoloft (sertraline) cause increased anger?

Can Zoloft (sertraline) cause increased anger?

That is possible &: is not a good thing. Please let prescribing provider/ psychiatrist know asap. ...Read more

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Could 1 missed dose of manic depression/bipolar medication cause uncontrolled anger and suicidal thoughts?

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 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

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Can Paxil (paroxetine) or Synthroid cause blackouts?

Can Paxil (paroxetine) or Synthroid cause blackouts?

Blackouts: There are many reasons for "blackouts"; whether it is caused by the medications or by the condition that the medication is treating, or something else, can not be determined through this column. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can Effexor (venlafaxine) cause breathing problems?

Can Effexor (venlafaxine) cause breathing problems?

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 more

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How might you help anxiety and agitation caused by taking abilify (aripiprazole)?

How might you help anxiety and agitation caused by taking abilify (aripiprazole)?

Akathesia?: If you feel restless, anxious, shaky on Abilify (aripiprazole) please let your prescriber know. There is a significant incidence of akathesia which is quite easily remedied with congentin. ...Read more

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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