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Depression Medicine With Alcohol Side Effects
Include being down or sad most of the time, loss of interest/pleasure in usual activities, unintended increase or decrease in appetite/weight, sleeping more or less than usual, being agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless or inappropriately guilty or self critical, having difficulty concentrating or making decisions, & thinking of death & dying. Suicidal ...Read more
Will combitanation of nexito plus and mirnite 15 have any side effects? will depression medicines have any side effects in future?
Short answer YES: NExito Plus (Escitalopram/clonazepam) is combi SSRI and benzodiazepine designed to treat depression and anxiety. This combination alone can cause suicidal thoughts, decreased energy, impotence, dry mouth, and dizziness. Combined with Mirtazapine, which is Mirnite, the more severe side effects are potentiated: confusion, sedation as well as the dreaded serotonin syndrome which is life threatenin ...Read more
Are there side effects of isotretinoin that will persist even after discontinuation of the medicine? Like IBD and depression?
My doctor wants to put me on depression medicine I am scared of medicines can you tell me one that don't have any bad side effects?
Work w/your doc: All medications for depression have some side effects, and these are not uniform in all people. So your doctor will be listening and working with you to arrive at a medicine which gives you the most benefit with the least discomfort. Please talk with your doctor about your fears, so that s/he can answer your questions personally. Be well! ...Read more
My wife is suffering from depression and using anti depressant but now I am monitoring side effects in her, can I stop her for using medicine.
I started to take 400mg of same for my depression. When will the drug kick in and what are the possible side effects?
SAM-e: Therapeutic dosing of sam-e runs between a total 800mg - 1600mg/day -- usually given in divided doses with meals, 2-3 times/day. Doses are gradually titrated according to tolerance and result. http://tinyurl.com/ybr4pnh you're just beginning, and results generally require at least 4-6 weeks (like conventional antidepressants). Sam-e is usually well tolerated, but nausea & vomiting can result. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Quetiapine Fumarate: Official fda indications for use of Quetiapine Fumarate include short term treatment of schizophrenia as well as both bipolar depression & mania. Quetiapine xr has an approved indication as an adjunct treatment for major depression. It is used off label for insomnia, ptsd, adhd, aggression/ agitation, dementia, anxiety & mood disorders. It is an atypical antipsychotic. Cont'd. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Psychotropic meds: There is no one "best " medication for this purpose. The selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor class is good for this. I personally like Lexapro because of it's relatively mild side effect profile but others are equally effective. See that you are taking diazepam. This can be addicting and does not really treat the underlying problem. Have you considered psychotherapy? Highly encourage that. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is fluoximine a good drug for gad and depression? Lyrica is making me loose my mind, life it's gots more side effects than benefits! :(
Yes it is: Luvox or fluvoxamine is an excellent medication for depression and anxiety. Lyrica on the other hand can be used in rare siuations for anxiety when nothing else works, but it is not an antidepressant. You have also alluded to lyrica's side effects, and there are too many in my experience to have any desire to prescribe it as a psychotropic drug. Don't stop anything without talking to your dr first. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is citalopram a safe drug? Dr wants me to try it for depression and anxiety but the list of side effects is daunting.
Yes: At one time was top selling amtidepressant in Europe. Very safe. If airlines had to list every possible thing that could happen the way drug companies do/-you'd never fly! ...Read more
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