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Magnesium Dosage For Anxiety
Diagnostic eval: Hi Z, can be safe when used as directed and under the careful guidance of a physician who knows your medical history. Generally, benzodiazapines are a short term solution only. For longer term management of anxiety/panic, practice guidelines suggest other medications, such as SSRIs and cognitive behavior therapy. Please make sure you are evaluated by a psychiatrist and/or psychologist. Take care ...Read more
Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more
Take Klonopin (clonazepam) for anxiety and sleep,Fetzima for depression,what's an alternative for Klonopin (clonazepam) that I can use,take1mg 1am,1noon,2 bed?
Many alternatives: There are many alternatives, but it depends on why you're looking for an alternative. Is Klonopin (clonazepam) not working? Perhaps the dose in wrong. Are you looking to get off of benzodiazepines (the drug class that Klonopin (clonazepam) is in) altogether? If so, then your doctor should slowly titrate you off the medication (10-25% weekly or biweekly, depending on how long you've been taking) while initiating another med ...Read more
Magnesium level is 1.6. Take Zoloft losartan betapace and nexium (esomeprazole).No kidney issues. Dr prescribed 400mg magnesium oxide. Interactions with meds?
I'm taking 25mgs of nortriptylne for depression & 1 mg Xanax (alprazolam) for anxiety daily. Can i take Dulcolax for bad constipation?
Yes but take potas: Yes, but please see health care provider about a potassium supplement to increase your levels.....Use xanax (alprazolam) only as needed for anxiety. Be aware of drowsiness. Dietary potassium may help, bananas orange juice, cashews and almonds and other nuts.....All rich in potassium. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to take 150mg Wellbutrin (bupropion) for depression with 25mg zoloft for anxiety and 10mg Adderall for ADD?
Quite a Mix: Wellbutrin (bupropion) is a good medication for depression AND ADD, but 10mg of Adderall and 25 mgs of Sertraline are starters and probably not helping with much but keeping you awake. See a Psychiatric specialist if you are not, and be alert to needed dosage increases. Both Depression and Anxiety can cause attention problems, but respond to SSRI's alone. ...Read more
Paxil (paroxetine) for social anxiety? (Taking Prozac 40mg and it's not helping anxiety.)Can I take Paxil (paroxetine) with Ritalin? (Ritalin dose 5-10mg x 2-3 daily.)
Dr prescribed 50mg zoloft (sertraline) for depression, 80 mg propranolol for panic and .5 clonazepam for sleep from insomnia. Not sleeping. What otc sleep aid safe
Hi, I am taking celexa 20 mg for depression and anxiety and klonopin (clonazepam) for anxiety and panic. Could I replace the klonopin (clonazepam) with amitriptyline safely?
Not enough info: Switching medications requires knowledge of your entire clinical situation. You need to discuss with prescribing doctor reason for changing any med and how to do so. Also you must be seen and carefully monitored for symptoms and side effects. I hope this helps. ...Read more
Amitriptyline: The dose of this medicine will be different for different patients. The daily dose range is 25 to 150 mg divided into 2-3 doses per day depending upon response. As it causes sleepiness most of dose is best at bedtime. Teenagers and Older adults—10 mg three times a day, and 20 mg at bedtime. Discuss effects with prescriber to determine best regimen. Best regards for relief. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The dose of: zoloft will depend on how the patient responds. Are there side effects? How much have symptoms been reduced? Adults often respond to 50 to 200 mg of zoloft. However, I have seen adults that do well on 25mg and some people may need 300 or 400 mg (off-label dose) of Zoloft. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stopped hormone replacement therapy and now have symptoms including insomnia. Dr prescribed ativan (lorazepam) for sleep. Which is safer, ativan (lorazepam) or hrt?
Hrt: The best treatment for insomnia is to find its cause, often hormonal imbalances and deficiencies may play a significant role and hrt may contribute to eliminating or improving the sleep disorder. Ativan (lorazepam) simply relieves anxiety, which is not dealing with the root of the insomnia. It may be associated with dependence and side effects, such as hangover, memory loss, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
only: Yes, only if it was prescribed for you by your dr. It is not uncommon to combine those meds which clearly treat different conditions; if two different doctors prescribed them for you, i would make sure both are aware of all the meds you take. Consult your dr. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Personal: this drug is prescribed to a patient in person with a customized dose for a specific indication and shouldn't be shared, instructions are written on the box ...Read more
An old pharmacist advised me to take ZenMag instead of Xanax (alprazolam) for anxiety and stress. Is it better?I have magnesium deficiency.
ZenMag: magnesium MG: supplement for MG deficiency. Should be monitored by physician as too much MG can affect heart/kidney problems. Side effects and overdose rare but may include blurred/double vision, coma, dizziness/fainting, drowsiness, increased/decreased urination, slow heartbeat, troubled breathing. Xanax (alprazolam) helps severe anxiety but habit-forming. Stress reduction strategies best for anxiety/stress. Best regards. ...Read more
Only as high: as your physician prescribed.Get a more detailed answer ›
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