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Do Antidepressants Often Make People Say Inappropriate Things
It depends.: Talk show hosts say it because it's controversial. Lawyers say it to get clients. But there is a very slight amount of truth to the statement. A very small number of patients have developed suicidality after their antidepressants have initially helped significantly. That is one reason we insist on follow-up visits. For every one patient with suicidal thoughts, there are thousands who are saved. ...Read more
If genetic testing confirms you are an ultra rapid metabolizer (say of 2D6), what antidepressant choices do you have, if any? Or are you out of luck?
Several options: See your doctor for an evaluation and discussion of your treatment options. Being an ultra rapid metabolizer at 2D6 means that your body clears the medication more rapidly. It may require a higher dose of medication to obtain a therapeutic response. It doesn't mean that the medication can't be tried and it certainly doesn't mean you are out of luck. You have several options. See your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm on antidepressants, can I use the boosts (flax, hemp, chia seeds, and maca, gogi berries) in my smoothies, it says to consult your dr.
Probably ok: After doing a search on possible interactions, i could not find any reason why you shouldn't enjoy the additional super foods in your smoothie. ...Read more
Are antidepressants safe? Dr. Says I have used up all the feel good chemicals in my brain due to stress and need an ad to fix. Scared to start.
Interesting visual: Your doctor has a creative way of explaining complex things. Prescription meds have potentials for side effects side to side reactions. Some are labeled by the fda as even life threatening in rare cases. There are virtually no exceptions to these statements in the pharmacopoeia of western medicine. Your doctor is a trained expert in the use of prescription drugs. Consider speaking with your doctor. ...Read more
Will it be safe to take Quality Plus + sinus, congestion & pain with Celexa (citalopram) 40MG? It says call your doctor if you take a antidepressant.
Yes call your Dr.: You need to call your Dr. and possibly a pharmacist whom can direct you on potential drug interactions and side effects ...Read more
Off Depo-Provera for 8months me nd hubby have 2kids hes taking antidepressants could that interfere with trying to get preg?Test say iam ovulating or is depo?
Lupron (leuprolide) Rx : Pregnancy can occur during the first few weeks of therapy, and once the depot treatments stop, especially after 8 months. Certain anti-depressants, however, particularly ssris, can been associated with male infertility. The solution to your quandary is a two-step one - you need to consult with your husband's doctor regarding the continued use of the meds and a fertility specialist to evaluate. ...Read more
I have cloudy on my had, and our neurologists says that it is depression. But i cant drink antidepressants. It makes me more depressions. I have no problem on the MRI and thireoidits. How can you help me? Excuse with my poor english.
It is a matter: of the right drug, profile of side effects is different for each one, do not give up. ...Read more
Why do people say antidepressants make the lungs stop working? Thats pretty scary for someone with brain damage that needs meds
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