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Why Does The Block Center Think Taking Antidepressants Can Cause Problems
INTERESTING: Sorry could not disagree more with dr. Block. Most diseases are not cured but are effectively treated. So it is with psychiatric illnesses as well. The antidepressants are truly beneficial and at times down right miraculous and life saving. It would be a tragedy to not prescribe an antidepressant under the right conditions , circumstances and of course correct diagnosis with an appropriate doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does Paxil (paroxetine) cause any negative long term health effects? I have to take it for depression. Does the medicine cause brain tumors or anything serious?
Small Concerns: No concerns for brain tumors, cancers or other risks such as that at all. The only very small risk that has come up for older women is possible slight bone thinning (not seen in men) noted in those on the category Paxil (paroxetine) is in: ssri's selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. Following bone studies a very small change was detected in a certain percentage of women studied. Further evaluation ongoing. ...Read more
Do high heels really cause fertility problems? As it can cause damages to the utiris? Or is just a myth? Why does it hurt after taking them off? Thnx
If I develop tolerance to certain medication, does it mean both good and bad effects of the medication become less? By good effects I mean what the medicine is supposed to do, and by bad edfects I mean side effects like sleepiness.
Side effects: Not usually. What med are you talking about. ...Read more
What problem?: What problem? And, what medications?Get a more detailed answer ›
Why do drugs like Prozac (fluoxetine) and Ultram that affect serotonin cause you to sweat more? How can I deal with the sweating better?
Stop the combination: Serotonin syndrome when the two medications are taken together. Serotonin syndrome can be serious and even life threatening. It is the result of high levels of serotonin in the body. Serotonin syndrome is characterized by having at least three of these listed symptoms: tremor, shivering, agitation, diaphoresis fever, hyper-reflexia incoordination or myoclonus.Stop taken the two madication together. ...Read more
How common are side effects of 6 mp? Like nausea, fatigue? Besides the liver issues I want to know if this medicine will make it hard to live normally
Depends: The amount of side effects you should expect will depend greatly on the amount of bone marrow suppression and gastrointestinal toxicity you experience. This will depend on what the prescribing doctor is trying to achieve. If you are on it for leukemia the side effects may be different than if you are on it chronically for Crohn's. You should speak with your doctor about this. Good luck. ...Read more
Do any doctors know if SARMs can cause the Heart to grow? I'm asking cause I've heard talk at the bout them. Can they cause cardiac problems? Thx
Not Sure: Selective androgen receptor modulators (SARMS) are in early clinical and preclinical testing for osteoporosis, cachexia, and other indications. SARMS have the potential to cause muscle growth, but little is known about long or short term consequences of these drugs. SARMS are banned for many athletes because of concerns over performance enhancement. ...Read more
Berocca Boost: Contains guarana, which acts like caffeine to boost your energy. Just as some people are sensitive to caffeine, some may be sensitive to guarana & experience nervousness/"jitters". Major side effect is the vitamin b2 component tends to turn urine dark yellow, which is no cause for alarm. Recommended daily dose is one (1.0) tablet a day. ...Read more
Why does Valafaxine Hydrochloride make ejaculation and orgasm difficult in men?What does it do in the brain to cause these problems? New user curious.
Serotonin: Sexual dysfunction with medications like venlafexine is common. The cause is the blockage of the reuptake of serotonin between nerve cells. The symptoms aren't due to impact on the brain, it's the way serotonin is affected in the male genitals. It can blunt sensation, making ejaculation difficult. Talk to the prescribing doctor about this troublesome side effect. ...Read more
Can sleeping too much- I have depression- cause brain cells to die or to shut down or cause delay in thinking?
I would like to know the side effects of the medicine triametrene/hydrochlorothiazide .Does it increase blood glucose and cause electrolyte imbalance?
Can a vagal reaction cause rapid heart rate? Why does it continue to happen? Treatment? And no, I do not suffer from depression or anxiety attacks :)
I ask how much damage will psychiatric medications cause long after they are discontinued. My brain is definitely not the same.Explain that? Justified
Used Correctly, none: There is no evidence that current psychiatric medications cause brain damage when used appropriately. Used in excessive dosage or in wrong combinations, there is secondary risk from cardiac malfunction or stroke. However, some of the illnesses for which psychiatric meds are rx'd can provoke permanent changes in emotional perception, thinking, and/or mood. You might look there for your answer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The side effects of taking daily lysine, like kidney failure and nephritis, how often they occur, what can I do not to suffer this consecuences?
Why lysine?: Good sources of lysine are high-protein foods such as eggs, red meat, lamb, pork, and poultry, soy, beans and peas, cheese and fish such as cod and sardines. There has been a case report of fanconi's syndrome due to long term use of high dose lysine, but no other renal impairment. Not recommended to be taken if you already have renal impairment. Stop taking supplements and eat a healthy diet. ...Read more
How to reverse the CNS toxicity caused by fluoroquinolones ?It has blocked my GABA receptors.Benzos are not working anymore.Doc doesn't know what to do
Could MS contin (morphine) 15mg cause anxiety attacks if I delay taking them? What can I do to reduce/eliminate the anxiety?
Withdrawal: If you use MS Contin (morphine) frequently (eg several times each day) can suffer from "withdrawal" from the medication, which causes feelings of anxiety. This can be similar to heroin withdrawal and is very unpleasant. If you are having this sort of reaction I would discuss it with the prescribing doctor, since you may be developing dependence on the medication. Consider alternatives. Stay well! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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