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Doctor insights on: I Cant Focus In Class And Im Always Anxious Can I Take Anything For This

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I can't focus in class and im always anxious can I take anything for this?

I can't focus in class and im always anxious can I take anything for this?

Anxiety meds: As dr puppala says, meds are not the only answer, but may be helpful. Benzodiazepines can help for severe anxiety acutely, but can also be addictive and cause sedation. For more chronic anxiety, many of the antidepressants can be useful. Buspirone is a medication that can also be useful for some people and is not addictive. ...Read more

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I'm 16 & Im currently struggling so much to pass my classes, it's because the classes I take are hard I want to focus more. Can I take strattera (atomoxetine)? 18Mg

I'm 16 & Im currently struggling so much to pass my classes, it's because the classes I take are hard I want to focus more. Can I take strattera (atomoxetine)? 18Mg

Depends: ADD/Adhd is a specific pathologic process and strattera (atomoxetine) has been helpful in people who have this. However, in others, they may either benefit by being more alert, have no effect or become so irritable that their ability to function will deteriorate ...Read more

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Taking metformin 2000 mg in the evening feel sick shaky nervous cannot focus anxious and cant stop using the bathroom. Is this normal ?

Taking metformin 2000 mg in the evening feel sick shaky nervous cannot focus anxious and cant stop using the bathroom. Is this normal
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Depend if other meds: the dose of metformin you are on a generous one so it is possible that what you are experiencing to related to the medication, especially if other medications are used ...Read more

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How long does Strattera (atomoxetine) take to generally work? Been on 18mg one week. Feel dizzy and anxious, but focus is a bit better. Sexual side effects too.

How long does Strattera (atomoxetine) take to generally work? Been on 18mg one week. Feel dizzy and anxious, but focus is a bit better. Sexual side effects too.

Hang in there: When starting new medications for ADD/ADHD, side effects can be what you notice first. Most of the time they go away in 2-3 weeks after brain adjusts to the new medication. Unless side effects are severe, I don't change med or dose until after that point. Hang in there a little bit longer , especially since you are seeing some benefits. ...Read more

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Can there be a suppliment i can take for instant focus?

No: While there are many vitamins and supplements that may aid and protect your eye's health there is no magic bullet for instant focusing. ...Read more

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I struggle a lot academically despite trying hard. I read too far into things and cant focus unless its real interesting. Could this be ADD?

I struggle a lot academically despite trying hard. I read too far into things and cant focus unless its real interesting. Could this be ADD?

ADD: People who have Attention Deficit Disorder often do struggle educationally and are under-achievers compared to their actual ability. Usually they can focus well on things that they find interesting or pleasurable but not on all the different and sometimes uninteresting subjects they need to learn. Good for you for thinking about this. Getting diagnosed & treated for ADD can make a big difference! ...Read more