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Desipramine: Depends on dose, what it's prescribed for, and how long you've been on it. Main concern is recurrence of original symptoms. ...Read more
Hello drs, i need your practical experiences about desipramine side effects or adverse effects, i've read many articles but ... .Best regards.
Not soo scary: You mentioned having reviewed literature about the side effects, ask for desipramine use experience. In my case, i was surprised to see how rarely any of the (often studied and feared) side effects and adv reactions of the class, rarely present in my patients. I did not get to try it in a large amount of patients, so findings may be anecdotical. Ask your dr; best wishes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Antidepressants: Antidepressant medications are used to treat a variety of conditions, including depression and other mental/mood disorders. These medications can help prevent suicidal thoughts/attempts and provide other important benefits. However, studies have shown that a small number of people (especially people younger than 25) who take antidepressants for any condition may experience worsening depression ...Read more
I have been on the antidepressantt desipramine for over 18 years. Are there problems with long term use?
Every morn i wake up with headache. Take topamax 50 mg qam & 100 mg qhs & desipramine 50 mg qhs. What do you suggest?
Reason for meds: Desipramine is an antidepressant. Depression can cause many somatic symptoms including headache, so an increase in desipramine may be indicated. Topamax can be used for several different conditions including migraine headache prophylaxis. Doses up to 200 mg daily may be used for this indication. Talk to your prescribing doctor about a possible increase in topomax or desipramine. ...Read more
Drugs and menopause: You can certainly speak to your provider and discuss this issue. You need to be able to define the problems menopause is challenging you with. Menopause cannot be treated, however, many of the uncomfortable effects can be managed. It appears that you are taking your medication to assist you with sleeping. There are drugs that may better target your depression and still help with sleep. ...Read more
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