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Effexor And Concentration
Can wellbutrin (bupropion) 150 taking with Zoloft and Risperdal for GAD and depression and can boost memory and sex drive and energy?
On Effexor (venlafaxine) XR 75mg, Can my doctor add Wellbutrin to help with depression and also the sexual side effects of Effexor (venlafaxine)? Dosage?
Bipolar disorder: Bipolar disorder is often helped by lithium, which is a mood-stabilizing medication. Sometimes depression is severe enough despite this that an antidepressant like wellbutrin (bupropion) is added -- but not without the mood stabilizer. If prescribed by your psychiatrist and you are followed regularly, the combination may help your mood, wellbutrin (bupropion) is not an anti-anxiety medication, though. ...Read more
Skipped period and increased dosage Effexor (venlafaxine) XR 225mg could be making me feel unwell? Lethargic and depressed? No energy or motivation
See psychiatrist: You sound severely depresssed. Go and see somebody soon and do not adjust your dosage levels yourself. Good luck and feel better soon. ...Read more
Im on Zoloft and Buspar (buspirone) and Risperdal for deeprassnt can Risperdal bi replace to remeron? For insomnia and anxiety and deeprassnt? ??
Different rationale.: The Buspar (buspirone) is often used for anxiety but it may take time for it to work. Zoloft is an antidepressant of the SSRI class , Risperdal is an antipsychotic but is used in small doses for severe anxiety. Remeron is an atypical antidepressant and is used more to stimulate appetite or improve your sleep. Please discuss this with your doctor. He has specific reasons for the use of each drug. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Severe panic in with Agoraphobia and GAD and health anxiety. I take high dose Xanax XR and Zoloft. Weaning from Zoloft to Prozac having extreme anxiet?
Add therapy: Certainly the medication may be adjusted as there are various choices in a situation and some people may respond better to one medication as compared to another. Therapy should probably be added to the treatment mix as there are various techniques that may be helpful in reducing your symptoms. ...Read more
What are the physical and mental side effects of alcohol and prozac (fluoxetine). Beer mixed with tequila and prozac (fluoxetine)?
Alcohol & Depression: Alcohol in any form -- including beer and tequila -- is a depressant. Combined with prozac, (fluoxetine) you could have much more sedation or intoxication than you expect. Especially when used in large quantities, alcohol disrupts your sleep cycle and neuronal tone. People usually take Prozac (fluoxetine) for depression or anxiety. Disrupting your sleep & neurons can worsen these conditions. ...Read more
Which side effects would Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) have on a student with insomnia and anxiety?
Can lutera be the cause of severe fatigue/moodswings when combined with Effexor (venlafaxine) and wellbutrin?
Is it fine taking paxil (paroxetine) cr for OCD and olanzapine to increase appetite and for deeper sleep, paxil (paroxetine) caused to me insomnia and very light sleep .
Paxil (paroxetine) and insomnia: Paroxetine can cause insomnia. Please consult with your doctor re your insomnia or sleep disturbances. Some tips. Maintain same sleep time pattern. Avoid alcohol and stimulants. Avoid late eating. Make sleep environment comfortable. Pre-sleep ritual (soft music, wind down period, etc). ...Read more
Could be: Some people feel sedated upon initiating zoloft (sertraline) or lithium. Increased appetite and about 15 pound weight gain are common with lithium, but rare with zoloft (sertraline). If there is weight gain with zoloft (sertraline), it tends to occur later on in treatment, about six months to a year in treatment. While on lithium your thyroid should be periodically checked to make sure hypothyroidism does not set in which can cause fatigue and weight gain. Please make sure that you discuss all of these issues with your psychiatrist at the next appointment. Best wishes. ...Read more
Would Strattera work for my ADHD? Effexor (venlafaxine) made my anxiety worse. Also have MDD and GAD. Taking Ritalin and Zoloft. Ritalin causing GAD to b worse
Possibly: Strattera (atomoxetine)'s mode of action is like that of the tricyclic antidepressants. As a result it might have a positive effect on anxiety . It might make your inattentiveness better, especially if the anxiety is contributing. Speak to your doctor about Strattera (atomoxetine) and stopping Ritalin if it is making your anxiety symptoms worse. ...Read more
You & ur Doc: Who prescribed you sertraline & bupropion have to discuss together your current medication regimen. Ocd worse has 2 b evaluated while mdd & sleepiness r improved. A follow-up face 2 face consultation & exam r needed w/the doc who prescribed ur meds. Pls make appt & talk 2 her/him, s/he will continue 2 help u. Take care & best wishes. ...Read more
Most likely: If you were prescribed citalopram, i assume the doctor diagnosed major depression and/or an anxiety disorder. If so, the medicine is quite likely to improve your symptoms. However, not all low moods are major depression, and not all anxiety requires medical treatment, so if citalopram was not prescribed following a careful evaluation, the chance it will help is much less. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can higher doses of Effexor (venlafaxine) (above 75mg) cause depression to worsen and/or increase symptoms like anhedonia, lethargy, demotivation, etc.?
Depression: Both of these medications work on neurotransmitters that are active in controlling brain activity as well as mood. The area of the brain responsible for our emotional state is often times responsive to both of these medications. Unfortunately only about 50% of people treated for depression will respond to medication. Get enough sleep and exercise as well. ...Read more
Can taking 225mg of venlafaxine and 50mg of trazodone cause dizziness and everything to go white?
Can wellbutrin and Buspar (buspirone) and Risperdal togther Help GAD without take ssirs because of sexual side effects?
Yes, potentially: although I don't think I would put Risperdal into the mix unless there was concern about either some thought disorder (schizoaffective or schizotypal) or evidence of bipolar disorder. Buspar (buspirone) is effective, but often the dose has to be gradually upped to the 60-90 mg range. Sometimes Wellbutrin may make anxiety worse, particularly if it is immediate release. The extended release forms are better. ...Read more
Are lamitrogine and wellbutrin (bupropion) helpful with bipolar depression, energy, and mental clarity?
Lack of concentration when studying,anxity and severe procrastination .Is it GAD or Adhdor something else?.Have used paroxetine and hydroxyzine.
Sounds like ADHD: but GAD is a contender. Go to a psychologist for ADHD testing and be prepared to answer lots of questions about anxiety. Procrastination is often associated with ADHD. Here's a starting point: http://www.psychologyproductsandservices.com/adhd.html ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer