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What medications can affect my energy levels most?

What medications can affect my energy levels most?

Amphetamines/narcoti: Some antidepressants and amphetamines can increase energy levels. Narcotics, some anti seizure medications, and some muscle relaxants can slow you down. ...Read more

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What are some medications that are used for energy (such as ginseng)?

What are some medications that are used for energy (such as ginseng)?

Energy: Please start w/a visit to your doctor to rule out any metabolic disorders. Then reflect on your lifestyle and stress level. How is your diet? Junk food? Sugar? Do you exercise? Brisk walking is fine. Beware of energy drinks and false energy via coffee loading. You will crash later. Please take a holistic approach. Theanine in tea can keep you relaxed yet focused. Peace and health. ...Read more

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I am only 42 years old. I have no energy. I am on no medications except for cholesterol. I have no problemsother than that. What should I do?

I am only 42 years old. I have no energy. I am on no medications except for cholesterol. I have no problemsother than that. What should I do?

Possible depression: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion or suggestion wityout taking a detailed history, examining you, looking at your labs etc. However what you describe suggests depression. Please consult your doctor as there are effective treatments, if it turns out be depression. Even though you have "no energy" regular aerobic exercise, as tolerated, will do a world of good. ...Read more

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Feeling out of energy all the time. I have an anxiety disorder but with medication I don't feel anxious. But I feel kind of off. I forget things too.

Feeling out of energy all the time. I have an anxiety disorder but with medication I don't feel anxious. But I feel kind of off. I forget things too.

Check your meds: Some psychiatric medications can cause fatigue. If you symptoms started when you started your anxiety medication, you should talk to your doctor about it.

Also, some common illnesses, such as a hypoactive thyroid, can cause anxiety and fatigue as well. Blood tests can tell you if your thyroid is working normally. ...Read more

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Can energy drinks replace allergy medications?

Can energy drinks replace allergy medications?

NO!: Energy drinks have caffeine to give you energy and a bunch of harmful chemicals. Allergy tablets that are available otc have antihistamines and are also combined with decongestants. Decongestants can make you hyper, but they are not caffeined products. ...Read more

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Is it a good idea to drink energy drinks when you are on mental medication?

Is it a good idea to drink energy drinks when you are on mental medication?

Absolutely not!: Modern "energy" drinks provide their boost mostly with Amino Acids that are the building blocks for the stimulating neurotransmitters made in your brain. Most "mental medications" work by adjusting the complex interplay of neurotransmitters in the brain. Therefore, energy drinks, just like alcohol and drugs, will likely interact with and interfere with your medications. ...Read more

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Can drinking energy drinks affect allergy medications?

Energy drinks: They do not affect allergy medications but if you take an allergy medication with a decongestants, such as sudafed, it will add to the cardiac side effects of energy drinks, it can cause palpitations and tremors. ...Read more

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High hr, no energy, lightheartedness, svt, 180 bpm. What medication will treat these symptoms?

High hr, no energy, lightheartedness, svt, 180 bpm. What medication will treat these symptoms?

Depends on type: Depending on the specific type of SVT you're experiencing, different medications will work better than others. Other important factors to take into consideration are other medical conditions and your blood pressure. Often the Beta-blocker class of medications is tried first, if you're blood pressure is OK. Ablation procedures can cure this, so see a heart rhythm specialist for options. ...Read more

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Is there any medication I could take daily to battle anxiety that will not counteract the energy boosting properties of Wellbutrin (bupropion)?

Is there any medication I could take daily to battle anxiety that will not counteract the energy boosting properties of Wellbutrin (bupropion)?

Anxiety: A side effect of many medications for anxiety is sedation, but different people respond differently to different medications. SSRI medications are good for anxiety and can be given with bupropion (Wellbutrin). Sertraline (Zoloft) is approved for anxiety disorders such as panic disorder, and 85% to 98% do not report sedation with it. Exercise, deep breathing exercises, & CBT are VERY helpful also ...Read more

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What to do if patient has high hr, no energy, lightheartedness, svt, 180 bpm. What medication would you give?

What to do if patient has high hr, no energy, lightheartedness, svt, 180 bpm. What medication would you give?

Seek urgent care: If your heart rate remains 180 bpm, for more than a couple hours, you could experience heart failure. If your SVT is intermittent, then a beta-blocker class of medications is often enough to suppress it. It's best to go in for a full evaluation by a heart rhythm specialist, as treatment is beyond the scope of information attainable here. Alost an ablation procedure might cure it without meds. ...Read more

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Hello DOC How is using of No Explode pre workout energy For me I have H Pilori and under medication of doctor.

Hello DOC How is using of No Explode pre workout energy For me I have H Pilori and under medication of doctor.

NoProblemWithThat: That is ok and there should be no problem with that, when you are being treated for H Pylori ...Read more

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I have low energy, moody, and difficulty getting and maintaining an erection. Do I need testosterone or ED medication?

I have low energy, moody, and difficulty getting and maintaining an erection. Do I need testosterone or ED medication?

Decreased libido: Your presentation could possibly be a benign pituitary tumor which you want to have evaluated because as as it grows will displace normal tissue. If imaging is negative and hormonal levels are normal look for disease states which alter the autonomic nervous system function most commonly allergy or sleep disturbances or both eg sleep apnea.this obviously assumes normal physical exam to include geni ...Read more

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Taking Luvox, (fluvoxamine) Risperdol, and Klonopin and have no energy. Which medication can be causing this?

Taking Luvox, (fluvoxamine) Risperdol, and Klonopin and have no energy. Which medication can be causing this?

Any of them: Or the combination could be causing this -- as well as the condition that you might be taking them for. Luvox, (fluvoxamine) Rispderal, and Klonopin can do this, or, can interact to do this, but for them to do so would suggest that either time of day or dosage may be a factor. There are many conditions that they are prescribed to treat that have no energy as a symptom. Consult your psychiatrist. ...Read more

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Since taking 300mg of propylthiouracil, I've experienced tiredness, I sleep all day, I have no energy, could the medication be related to it?

Since taking 300mg of propylthiouracil, I've experienced tiredness, I sleep all day, I have no energy, could the medication be related to it?

Thyroid: Propylthiouracil is specifically designed to slow down your thyroid. To a degree I would expect some of these symptoms on the medication. Talk to the physician who prescribed it, you may need your dose adjusted. ...Read more

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Can I take Somnapure natural sleep aid and Puritea natural energy and antioxidants from Peak Life with current medications?

Can I take Somnapure natural sleep aid and Puritea natural energy and antioxidants from Peak Life with current medications?

I'd be careful. ..: As you know, manufacture of herbal supplements is not regulated so their purity, safety and effectiveness can not be guaranteed. You are on some medicines, including Lamictal and Toviaz, (fesoterodine) which are unique and actually could interact with quite a few things. Somnopure contains valerian extract & Puritea contains ginseng. I hate to discourage something that sounds so promising, but I would avoid. ...Read more

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Suggestions for severe anxiety medication that would give me energy instead of making me want to sleep? I'm always tired/sleepy now! Help please

Alternatives: It sounds like you're going through a tough time right now. .. Unfortunately the most efficacious medications for anxiety are sedating because of the neurotransmitters they affect. I'd suggest talking to a psychologist and perhaps talking to your doctor about less sedating alternatives (such as Pristiq). Also, try dosing your current medication at night to see if that works. Hope that helps! ...Read more