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What Psychiatric Medications May Have The Side Effect Of Decreased Appetite
Markedly decreased appetite (anorexia) is a symptom in which a person has little appetite (little desire to eat food). Anorexia nervosa, however, is a psychiatric disorder in which a "too skinny" person believes she is too fat, and has an abnormal fear of eating ...Read more
Do armpits inadvertently smell after usage of psychiatric medications and their side effects causing bacteria to form?
What is the psychiatric drug with the least....Side effects. I am very sensitive to drugs. I have anxiety depression, fibro, and other chronic pain?
No single one: All psychiatric meds have side effects. Ssris are the treatment of choice for anxiety/depression not bc they work better than older antidepressants, but bc they have fewer side effects. For someone who is particularly sensitive to meds, it is typically helpful to start the med at 1/4-1/2 of the normal starting dose. This allows the body to adjust. This should be discussed with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
R- side neck pain, decreased appetite, weightloss, drenching night sweats, on/off thyroid swelling dry cough. Clean blood, x-ray, & u/s. Not lymphoma?
Many possibilities.: Lymphoma usually isn't painful, but the other symptoms could fit. However, there are a number of other possibilities. The thyroid swelling is suspicious for thyroiditis. If that is ruled out, ct scan of neck, chest, abdomen and pelvis may be helpful, or possibly a pet/ct. Various infections, and autoimmune diseases can cause similar symptoms to malignancies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sharp pain in lower back on both left & right side, body fatigue, nausea, decreased appetite, & burning w/ urination. Could it be a kidney infection?
Lwr R abdominal pain(severe) thats been there for weeks.Nausea,vomiting,constipation,decreased appetite+sleep.Pain moved towards R side+uppr abdo.Help?
Frequent urination, chills, abdominal pain, side pain, trouble sleeping. Nausea and vomiting. Feeling feverish. Decreased appetite. What is this?
Are psychiatric medications really safe? I'm upset that i took them and at everyone who suggested i take them. I feel they are jealous and want to cur
Safer that cars.: Psychiatric medications are safe when used appropriately and under medical supervision. Taken in too high a dosage, in wrong combinations, or for too long can cause suffering or , in overdose, death. So can some vitamins and minerals.. All medications are like tools, use the right one for the right problem and life can be better. Bur fix the faucet with a hammer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can psychiatric medications be viewed as neuroprotective? Is there any longterm harm to taking it if no problems. Once you start you can't stop? Preven
Yes neuroprotective: Psychiatric illness results in loss of brain cells. Medication help preserve gray matter and every day functioning. Depending on your diagnoses, if you have bipolar disorder or schizophrenia you should never go off of medications unless you have side effects and then should switch to another agent. For depression, first episode, stay on for one year, second episode for 3 years, 3rd life... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer