Top
20
Doctor insights on: Strattera And Anger

Share
1

1
Do strattera (atomoxetine) help with anxiety and depression ??

Do strattera (atomoxetine) help with anxiety and depression ??

No since: it has never been found to be effective nor indicated for bona fide depression or anxiety. It was originally developed as an antidepressant but instead was found to have a a somewhat better effect on increasing focus with most common side effects related to mechanism of action of increasing norepinephrine (noradrenaline) levels eg palpitations, hot flashes, headaches. ...Read more

Dr. Krishna Kumar
51 doctors shared insights

Lose Temper (Definition)

Losing your temper is a symptom in which a person has too much anger, gets angry too quickly, gets angry too easily, or is angry for too long, when compared to the average normal person who experiences a similar situation. Anger is a strong feeling ...Read more


3

3
Can stimulant drugs such as ritalin (methylphenidate) and Adderall help depression and anxiety?

Can stimulant drugs such as ritalin (methylphenidate) and Adderall help depression and anxiety?

No: No, I would not rely on stimulant medications for attention problems to treat depression and these meds can potentially make depression and anxiety worse. ...Read more

4

4
Does intuniv contribute to anxiety and irritability?

Does intuniv contribute to anxiety and irritability?

Irritability : Depends on dose how it was titrated irritability is common side effects of stimulant some people in beginning feel anxiety also how many other medications you taking sometime poly pharmacy affects. ...Read more

5

5
Can wellbutrin (bupropion) and lithium improve anxiety, depression, and overal mood?

Can wellbutrin (bupropion) and lithium improve anxiety, depression, and overal mood?

Bipolar disorder: Bipolar disorder is often helped by lithium, which is a mood-stabilizing medication. Sometimes depression is severe enough despite this that an antidepressant like wellbutrin (bupropion) is added -- but not without the mood stabilizer. If prescribed by your psychiatrist and you are followed regularly, the combination may help your mood, wellbutrin (bupropion) is not an anti-anxiety medication, though. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
5 doctors agreed:
6

6
Are lamitrogine and wellbutrin (bupropion) helpful with bipolar depression, energy, and mental clarity?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
5 doctors agreed:
Are lamitrogine and wellbutrin (bupropion) helpful with bipolar depression, energy, and mental clarity?

Lamictal: Lamictal is excellent mood stabilizers as long as you do not develop rash as dose is raised, although rare. Wellbutrin (bupropion) is used cautiously in depressed phase of bipolar, watching out for signs of agitation or irritability or pressured speech. ...Read more

7

7
Can strattera (atomoxetine) be used for anxiety and ocd?

Can strattera (atomoxetine) be used for anxiety and ocd?

I haven't seen it: Used this way before. It is indicated for add/adhd. However, who knows? Maybe this is a new brilliant off -label use. ...Read more

9

9
Can weed help with anger and adhd?

Can weed help with anger and adhd?

No: Anger management helps anger. Weed/cannabis is not a treatment for anger or adhd. That is self-medication with a street drug. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
Can lithium help anxiety and anger?

Can lithium help anxiety and anger?

Bipolar?: Yes if due to bipolar--especially good for irritability & anger in most cases ...Read more

11

11
Can wellbutrin (bupropion) 150 taking with Zoloft and Risperdal for GAD and depression and can boost memory and sex drive and energy?

Can wellbutrin (bupropion) 150 taking with Zoloft and Risperdal for GAD and depression and can boost  memory and sex drive and energy?

Maybe: Welbutrin is sometimes rprescribed to counter adverse sexual side effects of some antidepressants such as Zoloft (sertraline). I can not predict if it will give you more energy. Sometimes it causes decreased appetite. ...Read more

12

12
Would Strattera work for my ADHD? Effexor (venlafaxine) made my anxiety worse. Also have MDD and GAD. Taking Ritalin and Zoloft. Ritalin causing GAD to b worse

Would Strattera work for my ADHD? Effexor (venlafaxine) made my anxiety worse. Also have MDD and GAD. Taking Ritalin and Zoloft. Ritalin causing GAD to b worse

Possibly: Strattera (atomoxetine)'s mode of action is like that of the tricyclic antidepressants. As a result it might have a positive effect on anxiety . It might make your inattentiveness better, especially if the anxiety is contributing. Speak to your doctor about Strattera (atomoxetine) and stopping Ritalin if it is making your anxiety symptoms worse. ...Read more

14

14
Can wellbutrin and effexor (venlafaxine) go together to help GAD, OCD, and depression?

Can wellbutrin and effexor (venlafaxine) go together to help GAD, OCD, and depression?

Sure: This is a fairly standard cocktail for depressive and anxiety disorders. While I prefer the newer version called Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) (because you don't need to titrate the dose like Effexor XR) ... That's more a matter of physician preference, hope that helps! ...Read more

15

15
What can help Lexapro (escitalopram) withdrawals ie extremely bad moods and irritability?

What can help Lexapro (escitalopram) withdrawals ie extremely bad moods and irritability?

Tapering: Tapering the withdrawal appears to be the best method to avoid these effects. However, if they still persist, you may need to continue an antidepressant. Because everyone's chemistry is unique, it is best to consult with your prescribing physician about these issues. ...Read more

16

16
Does wellbutrin (bupropion) help social anxiety and ocd?

Does wellbutrin (bupropion) help social anxiety and ocd?

No, not so much: Wellbutrin (bupropion) does not have much in the way of anti-anxiety or anti obsessional effects. Other medications, often ssri antidepressants work much better for this. Psychiatrists can help you find a helpful one -- evaluation first, though! ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
5 doctors agreed:
18

18
Does strattera (atomoxetine) help with ocd?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
5 doctors agreed:

Strattera (atomoxetine): Helps focusing & impulsivity in ADHD, not anxiety of OCD. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
1 doctor agreed:
19

19
Can ADHD medication help with depression and anxiety?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
1 doctor agreed:
Can ADHD medication help with depression and anxiety?

ADHD med's.: Some stimulants of the amphetamine group have been used for depression if other medications are not tolerated, but not for anxiety. Few others such as Clonidine can sometimes be used for anxiety but cause lowering of blood pressure. ...Read more

20

20
Will lithium help with being depressed with episodic rage and anger?

Will lithium help with being depressed with episodic rage and anger?

Possibly: You need to start with a comprehensive evaluation looking at both your psychological state and medical issues. Any identified medical causes for sxs need to be addressed. A psychiatrist can provide thorough diagnostic assessment and determine what treatment is indicated. A mood stabilizer may or may not be the best choice. Get help soon. Take care. ...Read more

Strattera (Definition)

Atomeoxetine is a medication to treat ...Read more


Anger (Definition)

Anger = emotion associated with ...Read more