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Can lyrica (pregabalin) cause neurological problems?

Can lyrica (pregabalin) cause neurological problems?

Not usually: Not typically, since it's actually a drug used to help with neurological problems, like nerve pain and diabetic neuropathy. The idea is that it should make the nerve problems better, not worse. ...Read more

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Can Effexor (venlafaxine) cause breathing problems?

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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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Does cymbalta (duloxetine) cause serious forgetfulness?

Does cymbalta (duloxetine) cause serious forgetfulness?

No.: No. Cymbalta (duloxetine) is a norepinephrine/serotonin reuptake inhibitor and used for major depression especially with associated chronic pain. The forgetfulness maybe caused by the depression and is referred to as "pseudodementia" which disappears when the depression resolves. ...Read more

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Can Paxil (paroxetine) and cymbalta cuase sexual issues?

Can Paxil (paroxetine) and cymbalta cuase sexual issues?

Yes: Antidepressants in general can cause sexual side effects, which include decreased interest, inability to maintain an erection (in men) or maintain arousal, and/or inability to have an orgasm. All of these effects are mediated by a specific serotonin receptor. Of course, depression itself can lower interest in sex. ...Read more

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Can cymbalta (duloxetine) increases ADHD symptoms?

Can cymbalta (duloxetine) increases ADHD symptoms?

Can cause agitation: Medications like Cymbalta (duloxetine) can cause activation and agitation causing restlessness and possible poor concentration. This is not adhd per se, but if you are more agitated and activated on the cymbalta, (duloxetine) it may mimic 'hyperactivity'. Please consult your prescribing physician as this may be a side effect of the Cymbalta (duloxetine) requiring an adjustment or change in medication. ...Read more

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Can Prozac (fluoxetine) causes kidneys problems?

Can Prozac (fluoxetine) causes kidneys problems?

No.: Prozac (fluoxetine) does not usually cause kidney problems. It may inhibit liver enzymes that metabolize other drugs and cause the levels to go up. ...Read more

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Can cymbalta (duloxetine) cause symptoms of bipolar?

Can cymbalta (duloxetine) cause symptoms of bipolar?

Hypomania and mania: A possible serious adverse reaction to Cymbalta (duloxetine) can include symptoms of hypomania and or mania. This can mimic bipolar disorder. Your physician should be made aware of this as soon as possible so that you can be evaluated for a possibly changing you to a different treatment option. ...Read more

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Why anafranil (clomipramine) causes memory problems?

Why anafranil (clomipramine) causes memory problems?

Anticholinergic med: Any medication that blocks acetylcholine receptors or reduces the amount of acetylcholine that is released as a neurotransmitter may promote cognitive dysfunction as anticholinergic medications reduce the cognition that is mediated by the cholinergic projection from the nucleus basalis of meynert to the forebrain, interestingly, alzheimer's dementia also decreases acetylcholine release. ...Read more

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Has cymbalta (duloxetine) been associated with sinus problems?

Has cymbalta (duloxetine) been associated with  sinus problems?

I did not see sinus: Problems listed for cymbalta (duloxetine). However per drugs.Com it can cause side effects such as eye pain, congested nose ; ears, headache, bad breath ; change in taste. These types of symptoms might be lead one to wonder about sinus problems. ...Read more

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Can Neurontin (gabapentin) cause depression?

Can Neurontin (gabapentin) cause depression?

Possible: Neurontin (gabapentin) is not a typical sedative tranquilizer, so less chance of depression, but does cause in many drowsiness and dizziness, and far less frequently mild depression. However, may be due to alternative cause, so have your doctor analyze this. Following recent infection, emotional changes may occur, and your pneumonia may be the proximate cause. ...Read more

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Can Prozac (fluoxetine) cause urinate problems?

Can Prozac (fluoxetine) cause urinate problems?

Usually not: It may interact with other drugs such as antihistamines and the contribute to urinary retention. ...Read more

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Any side effects from cymbalta (duloxetine)?

Any side effects from cymbalta (duloxetine)?

Duloxetine: The most frequent side effects with Cymbalta (duloxetine) include nausea (so take with food), headache, dry mouth, sleepiness, sweating and initially a decrease in appetite. Some people can have insomnia or vivid dreams. In general side effects are mild and go away within a few days. ...Read more

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Could cymbalta (duloxetine) increase pain tolerance?

Could cymbalta (duloxetine) increase pain tolerance?

Yes: Cymbalta (duloxetine) can be used to manage chronic pain (neuropathic), if that is what you mean pain tolerance, the answer's yes. ...Read more

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Can ssri meds for anxiety depression cause cardiac problems? If do which 1s can. Prozac. Celexa. Xanax (alprazolam).

Can ssri meds for anxiety depression cause cardiac problems? If do which 1s can. Prozac. Celexa. Xanax (alprazolam).

Prologed QT: Can be caused by either Prozac (fluoxetine) or celexa. Both of these meds have been used exstensively for >10yrs. It has only recently come to light that some persons can devreloped prolonged qt on their ekg which can predispose them to life threatening arrythmias. Celexa has gotten a black box warning. Xanax/benzodiazipine withdrawl can cause tachy arrythmias and other life threatening issues. ...Read more

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Possible side effect to cymbalta (duloxetine)?

Possible side effect to cymbalta (duloxetine)?

G.I. symptoms.: The most common side effects of Cymbalta (duloxetine) are nausea, dry mouth, constipation, sleep change, diarrhea, appetite change, fatigue, dizziness, vomiting, and increased sweating. However, because of the uniqueness of your chemistry, anything can be a side effect. ...Read more

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Can celexa (citalopram) treat schizoaffective disorder and bipolar medication problems?

Can celexa (citalopram) treat schizoaffective disorder and bipolar medication problems?

Your ? Is unclear: Celexa (citalopram) shows no evidence of being effective in schizoaffective or bipolar disorder. No antidepressant is approved for either of these conditions on its own. Having said that, I am going to say antidepressant medication is frequently used in these conditions, sometimes successfully, but often not. Given the amount of time that people with these conditions spend in depression, it is not surprising people are often given antidepressants in the hope that they may be one of those lucky people who will respond beneficially to their effects. ...Read more