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Cardiilogist Prescribe Regular Medicatioms
Maybe, but may refer: ... you to clinical psychologist or other mental health clinician - hopefully someone w/training & expertise in treatment of anxiety problems/disorders. To learn to manage anxiety, it's vital 2understand what it is, how it ticks & what specific things can help if it starts interfering with (a) your ability 2 function & (b) your relationships. Great source of info here: http://www.Anxietybc.Org. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Yes, when indicated, medications such as antidepressants, antianxiety agents, mood stabilizers, and stimulants (as in the treatment of adhd) are used very carefully and judiciously. Intense emotional states, especially when prolonged for days, weeks, and even months, tend to produce physical damage to the membranes of the neurons of the brain and nervous system.Medications can control such symptom. ...Read more
Many: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or melatonin can be enough for some people and those you can get without prescription. Trazodone helps many people. I have also used Amitriptyline and doxepin. Seroquel is sometimes used. It is very sedating, but has many potential side effects. Mirtazepine is another antidepressant that is usually sedating, but not used just for sleep ...Read more
Why are you : hesitant? If you have questions to ask about indications, mechanism of action, possible side effects or target symptoms you can ask the prescribing physician and your pharmacist. ...Read more
Yes: In the U.S. If i recall correctly family physicians actually prescribe more antidepressants than specialists. This may not be bad since most patients show good responses, but there are risks of missing co-existing conditions if a good psychiatric or psychological assessment was not done, risk of reactions, and if it gets complicated or doesnt work, seeing a specialist is wise. ...Read more
My doctor prescribes allegra and I get fexofenadine HCl doc prescribes ativan (lorazepam). Are generics ok to use?
Ativan (lorazepam): Sure. They cost less as well.Get a more detailed answer ›
A psychiatrist: is a medical doctor, he ma prescribe any medication he pleases ...Read more
Maybe: If the two physicians practice together, then they can know. Also, with electronic medical records, the information may be readily available. However, it is always a good idea to let any health care provider know about current and past medications. ...Read more
Prescribed Xanax (alprazolam) , klonopin , for anxiety.. But doctors only give 3 refills .. I need meds for anxiety how to stay prescribed ...?
Your Doc ; the DEA: In the us, xanax (alprazolam) and Klonopin are known as "controlled substances" - in this case because of concerns about their safety and potential for abuse. Doctors need to be registered with the drug enforcement administration in order to prescribe them ; because of safety/abuse concerns, the dea monitors their prescription. Aside from this, long term use of xanax (alprazolam) ; Klonopin has serious risks. ...Read more
Not generally: But the old adage is "any medicine can do anything". You should check with your ob/gyn. But if you are taking anti-anginals and still young enough to be menstruating, you probably have the Insulin resistance syndrome and thus decreased sex hormone binding globulin, the key feature of poly cystic ovary syndrome, have your doctor check your shbg level. ...Read more
Bisoprolol/Concor: Is a highly selective beta blocker used for mild to moderate hypertension (& angina pectoris). It lowers BP and block blood renin levels (which can raise bp). The 2.5 mg strength in no way suggests it is a weak med; another BP med may require 100mg or more to get same effect. Usual dose is 5 mg, but that dose may cause your BP to be too low; so doc decreased to 2.5 mg. ...Read more
If ER prescribed Ativan (lorazepam) for anxiety, who do I talk to to continue this prescription? It actually helps. Primary doc or psychiatrist?
Primary doctor: I would contact my primary doctor, however, many doctors are nervous about prescribing drugs like this lately, because of fear of persecution by the DEA or the State Medical boards. If you're having anxiety issue, your absolute best bet is to see a psychiatrist, explain to the psychiatrist that this drug which is a class of drugs called benzodiazepines, is the only medication that helps ...Read more
You are free to: see other physicians as needed. However, one of the 'contractual' duties of the patient in a doctor-patient relationship is to be honest with the physician. You need to inform your PCP, and let him/her know if you are on any additional medications. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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