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Psychiatrist took me off cymbalta (duloxetine) and temazepam cold turkey. Can't fall asleep and very depressed. He refuses to change anything. Time for new doc?

Psychiatrist took me off cymbalta (duloxetine) and temazepam cold turkey. Can't fall asleep and very depressed.  He refuses to change anything. Time for new doc?

Ask ?'s & Seek: First, it is important you ask ?'s and understand why your current psychmd stopped the medications and ensure s/he knows what you are experiencing since. If s/he will not make additional recommendations that feel comfortable to you, then it might then be an appropriate time to seek for another psychiatrist with whom you would like to work. ...Read more

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Depression (Definition)

Depression is a mood disorder that can affect behavior and emotions. Symptoms of depression include feeling down most of the time, losing interest in previously enjoyable activities, increase or decrease in appetite or weight, sleeping more or less, becoming easily agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless, feeling guilty, having difficulty concentrating, thinking more about death and dying. Depression can sometimes result in suicidal thoughts and plans. In this case, emergent ...Read more


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Is there a connection between taking Claritin (loratadine) d and depression?

Is there a connection between taking Claritin (loratadine) d and depression?

No connection.: If your son is depressed, especially if he is depressed to the point, he wants to hurt himself, he needs help from a psychologist or psychiatrist or family doctor now not next week or next month. ...Read more

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I'm depressed and sometimes i'd end up locked up in my room trying to commit suicide. How will i fight my depression? Please help me.

I'm depressed and sometimes i'd end up locked up in my room trying to commit suicide. How will i fight my depression? Please help me.

See a psychiatrist: Symptoms this severe cannot be managed without professional help. You need to see a psychiatrist as soon as possible. If your thoughts of suicide return you should go to the emergency department immediately. ...Read more

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Past few yrs, every nov hits me with a feeling like depression. Not interested in anything, tired. It happens overnight. Why? I take 2k vit D daily

Past few yrs, every nov hits me with a feeling like depression. Not interested in anything, tired. It happens overnight. Why? I take 2k vit D daily

Anniversary reaction: You are likely having an anniversary reaction to a the loss of a loved one or some other traumatic experience. Vit D is an unlikely factor because of the specific and sudden onset of fatigue. See: http://www.ptsd.va.gov/professional/research-bio/research/anniversary_reactions_pro.asp and http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/end-of-life/in-depth/grief/art-20045340 I hope this helps. Best wishes. ...Read more

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At time wake in d night mentally feeling time is flying, am gonna die, nervousness, feeling everyting is going rong, no positivity. Is it Depression?

At time wake in d night mentally feeling time is flying, am gonna die,  nervousness, feeling everyting is going rong, no positivity. Is it Depression?

Get a physical: exam from your doc to rule out or identify chemical or hormonal issues. Then consult a mental health professional to sort things out. If one is not available consider speaking w/a prudent spiritual leader or aunt or uncle. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How long can post partem depression last. Anger is bad. B 9 m. Mil been frustrating since b came home. D lil help. I have b all time. Sitter mb 3 time?

How long can post partem depression last. Anger is bad. B 9 m. Mil been frustrating since b came home. D lil help. I have b all time. Sitter mb 3 time?

The American Academy: Of pediatrics recommends screening for post-partum depression as well as using standardized screening tests for infant development at each well-child check. From a pediatric perspective, PPD should be diagnosed & treated as soon as possible, because it can negatively impact infant development by 2 mos.Your primary physician & your pediatrician can help you find mental health providers. ...Read more

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What are the differences between depression, bi-polar, and s.A.D?

What are the differences between depression, bi-polar, and s.A.D?

Bipolar: Bipolar depression is a type of bipolar disorder when pt. Is in phase of depression. Bipolar................Phases of depression alternating with manic/hypomanic phases. Depression..........No manic/hypomanic phases. Sad.................Seasonal changes in moods. ...Read more

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I am on Lexapro15mg and remeron (mirtazapine) 45mg fo G A D.I dont suffer depression.Are these necessary for G A D.Thanks?

I am on Lexapro15mg and remeron (mirtazapine) 45mg fo G A D.I dont suffer depression.Are these necessary for G A D.Thanks?

Necessary?: Not necessary like insulin for a diabetic, but maybe helpful while you do CBT therapy to learn skills. They are best for 6mths to a year during that effort to support you. Managing anxiety takes practice - that is necessary! Best wishes1 ...Read more

Temazepam (Definition)

Temazepam (restoril) -- a benzodiazepine -- is a sedative/hypnotic used for the short-term (7-10 days) treatment of insomnia. It helps you fall asleep faster, decreases the # of times you awaken during the night, & gives you longer periods of uninterrupted sleep. It produces a calming effect. Take 30 min before bedtime. To avoid temporary memory loss, be sure to get 7-8 hrs ...Read more


Dr. Adam Lewis
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Restoril (Definition)

Restoril is a sleep-inducer which is a kind of ...Read more