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Varies by response: Bupropion comes in several verstions--immediate release, twoce daily dosage form, and once-daily doseage form. Typical ranges are 200 to 450 mg a day. 450 mg is the maximum recommended doses because there is an increased risk of seizures above that dose. As with all antidepressants, the dose any individual needs varies and depends on condition being treated and side effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mirtazepine (remeron) is a noradrenergic/specific serotonergic antidepressant [nassa]. It is used for major depressive d/o, various anxiety disorders, chronic pain, and others. In some, it can help ssri-induced sexual dysfunction & "poop out." it can be sedating and also increase appetite -- good for some ...Read more
1200 mg 3-4x/day: Gabapentin is a peculiar medication. The absorption is not linear with the dosage. With each increase, you absorb less of the increase. 600 mg 8x/day is more than 1200 mg 4x/day i your body! this effect plateaus around 1200 mg per dose. However, that said, dosage limits are often reached symptomatically; ie, lethargy, sedation, tremor, trouble walking. Balance/coordination problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Interaction: Although these 2 can be used together safely, caution is needed with the doses. Wellbutrin can inhibit the metabolism of cymbalta, (duloxetine) causing its level to rise in your system. Seizures are possible if doses are too high also. Please discuss your concerns with your prescribing psychiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Only you can say: All medications are a balancing act between managing the side effects of the drugs and the symptoms of your illness. That's why you need a doctor to help manage them! you are not at the maximum dosage for either medication. ...Read more
Prescribed Citalopram 10mg, pregabalin 50mg twice daily & diazepam 2mg twice daily. Have Severe long term anxiety. Is this combination safe? Thanks.
Med safety: The combination of the pregabalin and the diazepam can make you tired and dizzy, so I would advise not taking them at the same time. Also, diazepam is in a class of medications that has the potential to become addictive, so I think that that is important to be aware of. Be sure to not drink alcohol while taking these medications, because that can be an unsafe combination. ...Read more
1st i took prozac (fluoxetine) alone then (prozac (fluoxetine) (fluoxetine) twice daily +resperidal 1 mg + anafranil 75 mg twice daily ) also no effect , finally i took (prozac (fluoxetine) (fluoxetine) twice daily +effexor xr ) with no effect !!!
Psychiatric Meds: Don't know what your diagnosis it - so can't make too much of a comment. However, some psychiatric conditions require complex titrations to achieve the desired goal. ...Read more
Is it ok to take lexapro 20mg, Xanax (alprazolam) .5 mg twice daily, 15 mg remron, and 300 mg lithium?
Yes: Shouldn't cause any problems & hopefully it will help ...Read more
Med interactions? Buspar, (buspirone) synthroid, clonazepam, trazodone, premerain, centrum silver, vit d and calcium? And atenolol at night.
Maybe!: 1. Consult with your treating physician to get a specific answer for your conditions. 2. A lot depends on the dose of the medications, when you take them, what you are taking them for, and how long you have been taking them. 3. If your thyroid replacement is not enough, you could have more side effects. 4. You may be completely fine if the medicines are done carefully. Talk to your doctor! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How we can safetly switch from the combo (100 mg ZOLOFT + 150 mg WELLBUTRIN (bupropion) XL) daily to the combo (50 mg ZOLOFT + 300 mg WELLBUTRIN (bupropion) XL) daily ?
Who are 'We'?: Is one of the 'We' your Dr? If not - it should be. And then, your Dr is the one to take responsibility for this transition. Psych meds are not a good DIY project. Find professional guidance. Best! ...Read more
Yes: Yes, but always discuss with your prescriber, he is the best to know your condition. ...Read more
Can I takeup to a 325 mg dose of a magnesium w/these daily medications? 20 mg viibryd, (vilazodone hydrochloride) 25 mg atenolol, 0.5 mg clonazepam, 100 mg gabapentin 50 mg tra
Yes: there are no contraindications with any medication, as far as I know. Magnesium is found in many foods, and magnesium deficiency has become more common, particularly with use of drugs like omeprazole (Prilosec), esomeprazole (Nexium) and similar drugs which markedly reduce stomach acid and impede magnesium absorption. ...Read more
Can i take claritin (loratadine) while um on methadone 125 mg daily zanax 1 mg twice daily and zolofot 50 mg?
Yes: But make sure that you need all these pills. ...Read more
Taking approx 8 tramacet tablets per day. 37.5/325mg. Also on Zoloft (sertraline) 100mg per day. Both ok together ?
Depression: Based on what you have shared, it looks like you may be dealing with significant chronic depression without an organic diagnosis for your pain. Whom ever prescribed the narcotic and neurontin should be made aware that you are on zoloft (sertraline) and tramadol to determine the appropriateness and safety of the combination. I would also strongly recommend speaking with your mental health professional. ...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.)
Remeron (mirtazapine) dosage for appetite stimulant? Currently receives Remeron (mirtazapine) 15 mg daily PO. Lost 13# in 1 month. How much would you recommend for appetite stimu
Sleep: Taking too many meds is never a good idea. That said, you need to clarify this with your doctor. ...Read more