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What are the most likely discontinuation (withdrawal) symptoms for Emsam? Is there any information about Emsam discontinuation available online?

What are the most likely discontinuation (withdrawal) symptoms for Emsam? Is there any information about Emsam discontinuation available online?

Most likely=none: While many people experience a discontinuation syndrome from SSRI's and SNRI's (usually irritability, "electric shock" sensations), I am unaware of any reported with EMSAM or seligiline. However, especially in higher doses, all MAO inhibitors should be discontinued AT LEAST 10 days before starting another antidepressant, to avoid hypertension and even hypertensive crisis. ...Read more

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Taper off emsam, how?

With your doctor: This is something you should only do in partnership with your doctor. ...Read more

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What can I expect taking the emsam patch?

What can I expect taking the emsam patch?

Well tolerated: Everyone is different. I have had many people on the Emsam patch and have not had any difficulty with dietary interactions. At 6 mg/24 hours there is no fda warning. At 9 & 12 there is but the amount of tyramine containing food you would need to ingest to have an issue is huge. Most tolerate it very well. Avoiding cold preps can be a pain this time of year. Patch site irritation is usually mild. ...Read more

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The medication "emsam" will show up in drug tests for what?

The medication "emsam" will show up in drug tests for what?

Emsam: Emsam is selegiline, delivered in transdermal patches. It is an mao-b inhibitor, and is used to treat depression. It requires avoiding foods that contain tyramine; it can also interact with many medications: http://www. Drugs. Com/drug-interactions/selegiline, emsam. Html because of related metabolism, it could show up in drug tests for amphetamines. ...Read more

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How long should it take for side effects to go a away after stopping 9mg Emsam? Also how long after stopping selegine should side effects subside.

How long should it take for side effects to go a away after stopping 9mg Emsam? Also how long after stopping selegine should side effects subside.

Emsam: This question gets a little tricky because Emsam is a patch and elimination can be delayed because of tissue uptake of the drug. Generally, the FDA has advised a wash out period of at least 5-7 days on average. Although the effects of the drug should diminish gradually before this amount of time. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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How effective is Emsam for treating depression?

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How effective is Emsam for treating depression?

EMSAM: Quite effective especially for resistant depression, however, strict dietary & other restrictions apply, as with other MAO inhibitors. ...Read more

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Is there any problem in taking emsam with advair discus?

Is there any problem in taking emsam with advair discus?

Yes www. Drugs. Com: Monitor: monoamine oxidase inhibitors (maois) can potentiate the cardiovascular adverse effects of beta-adrenergic agonists such as hypertension, palpitation, tachycardia, and chest pain.

Management: cardiovascular status should be closely monitored during coadministration of beta-adrenergic agonists with maois or other agents that possess maoi activity. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have the emsam patch for depression / bipola what is the best bood stabilizer to take with it?

I have the emsam patch for depression / bipola what is the best bood stabilizer to take with it?

DEPAKOTE or Lithium: Tegretol cannot be taken along with ensam. Lamictal can but will not protect you against mania ...Read more

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Can I really eat anything with emsam 6mg? I am 5'7 with 138 pounds. My blood pressure is low (10/6). I don't eat a lot. No diet is ok?

Can I really eat anything with emsam 6mg? I am 5'7 with 138 pounds. My blood pressure is low (10/6). I don't eat a lot. No diet is ok?

Food is ok: Emsam can lower BP - tell your doctor if you're getting frequent or severe dizzy spells. Don't use over the counter decongestants, diet pills, or herbal remedies like st. John's wort. Most any food is okay. Your body mass index, based on your height and weight, is 21.5 which is absolutely perfect! ...Read more

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How long should l be expecting withdrawals from quitting caffeine?

How long should l be expecting withdrawals from quitting caffeine?

Caffeine withdrawal: Withdrawal symptoms from caffeine withdrawal may last as long as several weeks, with headaches and irritability. ...Read more

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Piate withdrawal help?

Opioid withdrawl hel: I assume you want to stop taking opioids. If you have been on these for a long time then have an md taper you off slowly. Alternatively if you have problems you may be a candidate for suboxone. Talk to your md. ...Read more

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How effective is withdrawal?

Clarify: What type of withdrawal? For what purpose? ...Read more

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What are they effects of heroine withdrawal?

Heroin Withdrawal: My heart goes out to you for needing to ask this valuable question. Withdrawal, which can include severe nausea, vomiting, shakes, seizures, sweating and shivers can be deadly at its worst. It is always best to have an addict in a medical setting if they may go into withdrawal as the detox from their drug of choice. ...Read more

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Could I be going through withdrawal from the ibroprophin?

Could I be going through withdrawal from the ibroprophin?

No: Ibuprofen is not physically addictive and should cause no symptoms of withdrawal when you stop taking it. ...Read more

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Is oxycontin withdrawal painful?

Is oxycontin withdrawal painful?

Yes: You may experience moderate to severe stomach cramps, nausea, vomiting, cold sweats, headaches. You should not stop medication cold turkey. ...Read more

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What can help nitrazepam withdrawal?

What can help nitrazepam withdrawal?

This is a BZD wd!: Nitrazepam is a benzodiazepine. The withdrawal can be very difficult and prolonged. It is better to do this under medical supervision. It looks like it is not available in the U.S. The places with more experience with bzd withdrawal are substance abuse rehabilitation treatment centers. ...Read more

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What is the withdrawals for klonipin?

Agitation, anxiety: Withdrawal symptoms include agitation, difficulty sleeping and anxiety among others. Klonopin (clonazepam) needs to be tapered slowly under the direction of a physician. ...Read more

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How dangerous is alcoholic withdrawal?

How dangerous is alcoholic withdrawal?

Treatable: Untreated, back in the old days delirium tremens carried a mortality of up to 40%. ...Read more

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Can u withdrawal from Suboxone and why?

Can u withdrawal from Suboxone and why?

Opiate Withdrawal: The active ingredient in Suboxone is called Buprenorphine (bupe). Bupe is by itself an opiate and is used as part of what is known as the harm reduction model with opiate replacement therapy. The harm reduction model attempts to improve the opiate addict's overall level of functioning while causing less harm and in some cases-death. Suboxone is not a cure for opiate addiction. ...Read more

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How long does saratonin withdrawal last?

Slow taper!!!!!: It could be a couple of days to over a week, depends on the medication that you are taking and the dose. The best way to avoid this is by properly coming off the medication on a slow taper. ...Read more

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How long does methadone withdrawal last?

How long does methadone withdrawal last?

See below: Methadone withdrawal may not peak for 7-10 days and may last for several weeks. In general, at pharmacologically equivalent dosages, studies have shown Methadone to produce a withdrawal syndrome that is less intense but longer lasting than that of heroin. However most people who have experienced both tend to rate the Methadone withdrawal as more severe. ...Read more

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How long will oxycontin withdrawal last?

Days: Depending on the route of use, withdrawal could start anywhere between 8 to 24 hours after last use, usually peaking 48-72 hours then subsiding, however even weeks after some symptoms remain, poor sleep, poor appetite, low energy and mood and if addicted strong cravings. If addicted to it relapse remains very high even after the acute detox process. Seek a professionls help. Meds are available. ...Read more

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How can I get help for social withdrawal?

Therapy or meds: Social anxiety is not uncommon. Many people see benefits from working with a counselor/therapist to find ways of dealing with these anxiety symptoms and developing better coping skills to handle them. For more severe cases medications can be very helpful. Also, there are a number of self-help books available on this topic. ...Read more

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What are the withdrawal symptoms of benzo?

Multiple symptoms: (not all are seen in every person) of anxiety, panic, trembling, shaking, muscle twitches/jerks, elevated blood pressure and pulse, dizziness, tingling, sensitivity to light and/or sound, feeling disconnected, sweating, insomnia, irritability, trouble concentrating, nausea/vomiting, confusion, hallucinations, seizures. Etc. ...Read more

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What is usual cause of 'social withdrawal'?

Anxiety or mood prob: It depends on the person and circumstances. Sometimes social withdrawal that persists is a sign of an anxiety or depressive disorder. People who are more introverted tend to spend more time alone than extraverts. This is ok. But, if social withdrawal is associated with distress, seeing a psychologist or other mental health professional can help. ...Read more

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How can I handle withdrawal from methadone?

Slow: This medication should be slowly lowered under the supervision of a doctor, preferably an addictionologist. ...Read more

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Withdrawal symptoms of cdp/amitrip 10.25 mg?

How much & how long?: A single pill, once daily, will not likely cause withdrawal, but could cause insomnia for a few nights. Two, three, or more pills daily and withdrawal will have two parts: 1) anxiety, restlessnes, insomnia, maybe sweating & tremor; 2) nausea, loose stools, drooling, perhaps vomiting, abdominal cramps, diarrhea. Your doctor can help you devise a tapering plan that is comfortable and safe. ...Read more