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Side effects of getting off simvasyatim?

Side effects of getting off simvasyatim?

Side effect: Do you mean "simvastatin"?, if so, then there is no side effect from stopping simvastatin; however if you have high cholesterol and you stop taking your medication, the level of cholesterol may increase again, you also need to control your diet, such as avoiding red meat , cheese, eggs, whole milk etc... ...Read more

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Sertraline (Definition)

Also called zoloft, (sertraline) is one of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, with antidepressant/anti-anxiety actions. May cause headaches, nausea & ...Read more


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Side effects of being on venlafaxine (effexor)?

Side effects of being on venlafaxine (effexor)?

Mostly gi: Remember not everyone gets side effects and most go away with time on the med. Initially stomach ache, diarhea or constipation is common but is less with xr. Sexual side effects of delayed orgasm and low libido are dose related. Some gain wt if not careful with diet. Major complaints come from missing doses including dizzines and electric shocks which goes away with taking missed dose. ...Read more

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Side effects of Depakote and zoloft (sertraline)?

Side effects of Depakote and zoloft (sertraline)?

Side effects.: All psychiatric rx's have side effects. If you check with side effects in the pdr, you will not want to take another drug. Mostly, your individual should be concerned about the drug/drug interactions. It is almost unamerican not to be polymedicvated. The prescribing md should talk with the patient about what the drugs will do and more importantly what the drugs will not do. ...Read more

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How severe are side effects getting off Prozac (fluoxetine) after 4 months?

How severe are side effects getting off Prozac (fluoxetine) after 4 months?

Should be no problem: Prozac (fluoxetine) is a drug with a long half life. The longest in its class. Thus a discontinuation syndrome is rare. Even st a 60mgdaily dose i usuallly just stop the medication withiout a traper. ...Read more

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Withdrawing cold turkey off of valiumi side effects?

Withdrawing cold turkey off of valiumi side effects?

Very dangerous: Stopping Valium or any meds in that class cold turkey can lead to seizures and even death. You must be careful to wean off with your doctor's supervision. ...Read more

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Side effects of taking mirtazapine?

Side effects of taking mirtazapine?

More sleep & weight: While numerous side-effects are possible with mirtazepine (remeron), as with all other antidepressants, by far the most common issues are sedation/sleepiness, and weight gain. These are so common that prescribers generally count on them -- as in using this medication when insomnia and lack of appetite accompany depression. ...Read more

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Taking Zoloft (sertraline) and advair, possible side effects?

Many possible: Both zoloft (sertraline) and advair have possible side-effects. However, it may be especially worth mentioning that the anti-asthma medication advair combines a beta-agonist and a steroid. Both of these may affect mood, especially the former, which can cause nervousness and a "hyper" feeling. If zoloft (sertraline) is being taken for anxiety, the advair may work against it somewhat. Ask your doc if you are concerned. ...Read more

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What are side effects starting Prozac (fluoxetine)?

What are side effects starting Prozac (fluoxetine)?

See S-E list below: Notable side effects-sexual dysfunction, delayed ejaculation, erectile dysfunction, GI -decrease appetite, nausea, diarhea, constipiation, dry mouth. CNS insomnia or sedation, atgitation, tremors, headaches, dizziness. BPD pts. vulnerable to CNS activation. Most side effects-- immediate but often go away wi/time. Life threatening --seizures, mania, rare activation of suicide ideation/behavior ...Read more

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How long do side effects last from going off of seroquel (quetiapine) and trileptal?

How long do side effects last from going off of seroquel (quetiapine) and trileptal?

Varies: If it was helping your sleep and you did not taper down slowly and did not replace than it will take long time to feel better . Seroquel (quetiapine) not only helps with depression mood swings also hep with sleep .Not sure Trileptal you were taking for seizure or mood stopping suddenly have risk of seizure ...Read more

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What are side effects of celexa (citalopram) withdrawal?

What are side effects of celexa (citalopram) withdrawal?

Celexa (citalopram): Under supervision and correctly done usually no withdrawal side effects. ...Read more

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Why aren't I getting better on my antidepressant? i've taken bupropion olanzapine venlafaxine reboxetine. no better, just side effects.

Hang in.: Each antidepressant requires a full dose for a length of time -- a few weeks. (it is common to give up on too low a dose.) Also, as you suggest, some people will need additional medicines. Then again, verify that you don't have a medical cause that needs treatment; and that you are not taking drugs that interfere. And consider psychotherapy. ...Read more

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Hard stopping Zoloft (sertraline) and celexa...how long should the side effects last from this choice?

Hard stopping Zoloft (sertraline) and celexa...how long should the side effects last from this choice?

Taper: stopping any of the psychoactive meds suddenly is an invitation to reexperiencing all sorts of symptoms. Taper slowly (preferably under supervision of Dr) over several weeks (depending on dose). ...Read more

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Can i go off pristiq (desvenlafaxine) without bad side effects?

Can i go off pristiq (desvenlafaxine) without  bad side effects?

Please don't: You may develop discontinuation symptoms. You should taper off the medication under medical guidance. ...Read more

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Side effects of using seroquel (quetiapine)?

Side effects of using seroquel (quetiapine)?

Nausea and others: Dizziness, nausea, drowsiness, tiredness, constipation. Weight gain, increased blood sugar levels leading to diabetes, involuntary movements of lips, tongue, mouth, limbs (tardive dyskinesia) , increased amount of prolactin hormone which can cause men to develop breasts and women to produce breast milk. Sudden death in elderly has also been reported. ...Read more

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Get side effects when taking griseofulvin?

Get side effects when taking griseofulvin?

Side Effects: Griseofulvin may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away: headache upset stomach vomiting diarrhea or loose stools thirst fatigue dizziness faintness if you experience any of the following symptoms, call your doctor immediately: fever sore throat skin rash mouth soreness or irritation. ...Read more

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What are celexa/risperdal discontinuation side effects?

What are celexa/risperdal discontinuation side effects?

Side effects: If done under md supervision for the right reasons no withrawal side effects, your symptoms may relapse and come back stronger. ...Read more

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Side effects of Effexor (venlafaxine) while drinking alcohol?

Side effects of Effexor (venlafaxine) while drinking alcohol?

Not a great combo: As a rough rule of thumb, Effexor (venlafaxine) will double the effects of alcohol, and alcohol will double the side effects of effexor (venlafaxine). So the best recommendation is skip the alcohol. At the very least, keep this formula in mind. ...Read more

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Switched from lorezepam to cirpalex and I'm experiencing side effects like nausea and shaking . Withdrawals from lorazepam or side effects from cipra?

Switched from lorezepam to cirpalex and I'm experiencing side effects like nausea and shaking . Withdrawals from lorazepam or side effects from cipra?

See a doctor: Lorazepam withdrawal can be deadly. If a larger dose is stopped suddenly, it can lead to withdrawal and citalopram will not help that. There are also dangerous side effects from SSRIs like citalopram that can happen after first starting. Best advice is to seek medical care right away to avoid serious consequences. ...Read more

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Is severe nausea a side effect from stopping lexapro (escitalopram)?

Is severe nausea a side effect from stopping lexapro (escitalopram)?

Can be: Stopping Lexapro (escitalopram) suddenly is not a good idea, because of possible discontinuation symptoms. Mood swings, irritability, muscle aches, tremors, anxiety, shock-like sensations, head "zaps, " dizziness, balance problems, fatigue, and vomiting can also happen. Please work with your doctor on tapering this medication so you don't have to have such an experience. ...Read more

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Side effects about going off birth control?

Side effects about going off birth control?

Pregnancy : Birth control pills are out of your system within 7 days. There are no side effects of stopping them. You will just go back to your own body's natural hormone production. Use condoms or start a different method if you are not trying to get pregnant. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Zoloft (Definition)

Zoloft is a serotonin reuptake blocker which is a kind of ...Read more